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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…

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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…

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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…

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What You Will Learn in a Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center?

Why are mental health dual diagnosis treatment centers essential to how society functions today? Put simply, many cases of addiction are actually cases of dual diagnosis. While substance use disorders were previously treated before their co-occurring mental health issues in the past, this is no longer the common way to treat dual diagnosis cases involving…

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Techniques to Prevent a Panic Attack

There continues to be more understanding in American society regarding panic attacks and their effects on those who have them. That being said, there is still a great deal of misinformation and misunderstandings regarding panic attacks and mental health services in general. Knowing how to prevent a panic attack—either yours or someone else’s—can help defuse…