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3 Benefits of Attending an Inpatient Depression Treatment Center

Depression can wear you down and completely alter your life. But, unfortunately, it’s relatively common for people not to get the treatment they need. So how can you know if your depression is bad enough to warrant treatment? Does inpatient depression treatment make a difference? The sooner you can answer these questions, the sooner you…

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Are You a Candidate for EMDR Therapy?

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing or EMDR is a psychotherapy treatment for people trying to recover from the trauma associated with distressing life experiences. EMDR therapy has been effective in helping the mind recover from psychological trauma, just as the body can do the same with physical trauma. Likewise, the brain can heal just as…

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When to Seek Help for Anxiety

Women tend to experience anxiety in greater numbers than men, and their symptoms are different. The numbers of women with anxiety are at twice the rate of men. The specific psychiatric disorders that fall under the umbrella term “anxiety disorders” include agoraphobia, generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), panic attacks, and post-traumatic stress disorder. At The Willows…

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How to Support Someone with an Eating Disorder

Not everyone who recognizes that they have a problem is willing to take that all-important first step in seeking treatment. Many times they think that they can deal with the situation on their own. When helping a friend or family member acknowledge an eating disorder, it is important to offer disordered eating support so that…

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What to Expect During Dual Diagnosis Treatment

A dual diagnosis occurs when both a mental health disorder and substance abuse problem co-occur. People often self-medicate when dealing with mental health issues which then exacerbates the initial complication. The Willows at Red Oak Recovery specializes in dual diagnosis treatment. Our experienced master’s level substance abuse and mental health clinicians can help you tackle…

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Benefits of Working Through Past Traumas

One of the best methods of addressing one’s current situation is to revisit past traumas. Trauma is stored in both the body and the mind. How these physical and psychological ordeals combine to manifest themselves in a person provides workable solutions to ongoing problems. Women’s trauma treatment has made strides in recent years in that…

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Importance of Mental Health Awareness Month

Each May, those that struggle with mental health issues and their loved ones hope to bring awareness to mental health during Mental Health Awareness Month. Whether they have just finished at a dual diagnosis treatment center or are years post-recovery, mental health awareness becomes a critical mission for many that have dealt with mental health…

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Getting Treatment for Substance Use and Depression

Those who struggle with substance use and depression face many risks to both physical and mental health if they don’t seek treatment. With proper treatment, it is possible to recover, rebuild a future of confidence and health, and develop a sense of pride while doing so. If you are struggling with depression right now, it…