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Should I Participate in Individual Therapy?

Individual therapy is a treatment that provides access to the support needed when dealing with problems. It is particularly useful in treating addiction and mental health issues like anxiety. Besides, it can help deal with anger issues and family conflicts caused by these problems. It’s critical to understand the importance of individual therapy and what…

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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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How To Have a Sober Halloween

Staying sober during Halloween can be very challenging, especially when attending social gatherings. Unlike during childhood, when this holiday is all about candy and costumes, most adults celebrate it at parties involving drugs and alcohol. Still, there are numerous ways to have fun during Halloween while staying sober. If you need extra support during this…

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The 6 Stages of Addiction Recovery

While every individual’s addiction recovery process is different, Amatus Recovery Centers recognize a familiar path. After you decide to seek help, we’ll walk with you through several stages of addiction recovery. During the early stages, you should focus on physical and mental adjustments to get used to living free from drugs and alcohol. Working on…

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Recovery in Autumn

I love the fall, and I still get a little sad when it arrives; it means winter—with its shorter, darker days—is approaching. I love the smells and the crisp weather, Halloween and pumpkin carving. But fall can also be hard, especially for people with Seasonal Affective Disorder. Each season brings its own challenges for those…

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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…