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What Are the Signs of Self-Harm?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 16, 2022Updated: October 26, 2022Self-harm is not always easy to detect, as people may go to great lengths to hide their actions. Girls and young women are particularly susceptible to self-harm, as statistics show that 80-90% of those who self-harm are…

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5 Ways You Can Improve Your Mental Health

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 13, 2022Updated: October 4, 2022Maintaining healthy mental health is vital to overall well-being. A variety of activities can help keep your mental health in tip-top shape. Keeping your mental health positive helps ward off illness and better cope with stressful situations.…

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Best Residential Treatment Programs for PTSD

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 1, 2022Updated: August 29, 2022When people experience a traumatic event, some develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to cope with the trauma. Although not all people who face trauma also experience PTSD, a majority of the victims of trauma do. For people…

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Symptoms and Signs of Trauma in Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 29, 2022Updated: August 8, 2022Substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health concerns are often rooted in trauma. Trauma is a response to a deeply distressing or disturbing event that shatters your sense of security. Women are more likely to experience certain…

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How Long Do EMDR Side Effects Last?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 30, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022EMDR, or eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, has become one of the most popular and effective tools for trauma therapy and addiction recovery. This simple, medication-free approach to trauma healing is…

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Can EMDR Trigger Seizures?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 20, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Finding the right therapeutic tools can be overwhelming. With therapies like eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, otherwise known as EMDR, it can be hard to know if this simple, medication-free approach…

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How to Support Someone Going Through EMDR

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 15, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Supporting loved ones during therapy isn’t always easy. Whether someone is struggling with stress, mood disorders, substance abuse, or trauma, knowing how to be there for someone can be difficult. One…

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Finding Anxiety Treatment Centers for Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 30, 2021Updated: August 13, 2021Anxiety is one of the most misunderstood disorders, affecting more than 40 million people each year. It is the most common mental illness in the United States and comes in many forms, each with its own path…

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What to Expect From EMDR Therapy: Benefits and Side Effects

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 1, 2021Updated: August 13, 2021In order to find out what to expect from EMDR therapy, it is important to know how it works. Therapists use this therapy to help patients with mental distress. It is commonly recommended for those who have…