a patient does an intake with a specialist and learns what is dual diagnosis treatment

What Is Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

Living with a mental illness can be an incredibly taxing experience. Not only because of its effects on the brain and body but also because of the stigma surrounding it. Finding even momentary relief from symptoms can be challenging when struggling with mental illness without professional help. Treatment for mental illness provides patients with the…

a therapist talks to a patient about meditation therapy for depression

Does Meditation Therapy for Depression Work?

Many of those struggling with addiction also face serious mental health challenges. Depression and anxiety, for example, are common problems for those experiencing substance abuse. For some, they may have turned to drugs or alcohol as a form of self-medication to deal with their mental health issues. For others, abusing drugs or alcohol may have…

Two people discussing EMDR treatment goals

4 EMDR Treatment Goals To Keep Track of

Alternative therapies are an increasingly popular way to support trauma healing, mental health, and addiction recovery. Advances in our understanding of addiction and mood disorders show that trauma, mental health, and stress all affect addiction triggers and relapse. In recent years, EMDR therapy treatments have become increasingly popular across the United States. While therapists and…

Treatment for bipolar disorder

Treatment for Bipolar Disorder Near Oklahoma

People in Oklahoma and across the United States struggle each day with mental health and mood disorders. In fact, at least half of people living with addiction also struggle with co-occurring disorders like depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. For many, bipolar disorder can lead to self-mediating and unhealthy forms of self-soothing as a coping mechanism.…

Healing from trauma

Healing From Trauma

Trauma is a deeply distressing or disturbing experience. It can be caused by an event that is physically and/or emotionally harmful. For example, a car accident, natural disaster, violence, or sexual abuse. Trauma can also be caused by an event that threatens your life or the life of someone close to you. Trauma is bad…

woman beginning to participate in Mental Health Awareness Month 2019

Mental Health Awareness Month

As the month of May approaches, many people across the country prepare to raise awareness of mental health disorders by celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month. During Mental Health Awareness Month, various organizations and individuals work together to promote public education about mental health and mental illness. The goal is to destigmatize mental illness and encourage…