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How to Celebrate World Mental Health Day

While substance abuse negatively impacts a person’s physical health, it also alters their brain’s functionality, ultimately affecting their mental health. For those in recovery, healing the mind is just as important as healing the body. Paying attention to your mental health is vital if you wish to achieve lasting recovery and fulfilling life. World Mental…

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Importance of National Depression Awareness Week

Millions of people from all over the world suffer from mental illnesses such as depression. These conditions not only make life challenging, but they also expose the victims to discrimination. Every year in the first week of May, the US observes the National Depression Awareness Week. However, people also celebrate this week during Mental Health…

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Mental Health in College Students During the Fall 2020 Semester

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, one in five college students globally experienced at least one mental health disorder. The pandemic has exacerbated mental health struggles. The National Center for Health Statistics surveyed people between the months of April and July, screening for symptoms of Anxiety and Depression. They categorized the results by age group. While folks…

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Addiction and The LGBTQIA Community: Top Reasons for Risk

The LGBTQIA community reports more cases of substance abuse and addiction. This can be the result of a number of factors, including stressful relationships with family members, past trauma, and stigma from the social environment. Many individuals in the LGBTQIA community don’t seek help for addiction, as they feel their options can be limited. Learn…

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Most Common Mental Health Disorders

When dealing with any type of mental health condition, you may feel like you are alone. However, many mental health disorders are common. Millions of people struggle daily with mental health, requiring mental health treatment. If you are concerned about your mental well-being, learn these most common mental health disorders, and contact a treatment center…

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What is Dual Diagnosis?

What is dual diagnosis treatment? It is a form of diagnosis and treatment for co-occurring disorders such as drug or alcohol addiction and mental health disorders such as anxiety or depression. Addiction treatment centers in Maryland use dual diagnosis to help clients manage their mental health condition while overcoming their addiction. While the concept of…