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How Holiday Depression and Anxiety Relate to Recovery

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Authored By Rikia Ancar, LMFT – Clinical Director of Adult Programs Rikia Ancar, LMFT – Clinical Director of Adult Programs read more Published: November 27, 2021 Updated: December 1, 2021 According to the Center for Disease Control, over 25% of Americans report feeling…

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How to Heal from Trauma

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 15, 2021 Updated: September 7, 2021 Traumatic events change the structure of the brain. Whether from childhood or adulthood, a person who experiences trauma is likely to struggle with several complications resulting from that experience, including drug and alcohol addiction. If…

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Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 10, 2021 Updated: September 7, 2021 Suicide happens to thousands of people each year. When it does, it indicates a person desperately needed help but didn’t receive it in time. World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10th. It’s a day to…

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Most Common Mental Health Issues Associated with Addiction

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 10, 2021 Updated: December 1, 2021 Mental illness is one of the biggest factors in whether someone will develop a substance use disorder. Studies show that about half of people with a substance use disorder have a co-occurring mental health issue,…

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What to Expect in Co-Occurring Disorder Treatment

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 30, 2021 Updated: August 13, 2021 Some people with addiction also have a mental health disorder. This may include conditions such as bipolar disorder, depression, severe anxiety, or debilitating post-traumatic stress disorder. When a person has both conditions, it’s called a…

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Overcoming Anxiety About Going Back to the Office

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 27, 2021 Updated: August 13, 2021 As COVID-19 wanes, many people are faced with deciding to go back to work. This can lead to anxiety. That anxiety isn’t unwarranted. You’re worried about the virus, interacting with other people again, and having…

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3 Benefits of Seeking Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 23, 2021 Updated: August 13, 2021 Many people with addiction also battle mental health disorders. This includes conditions such as trauma, depression, and anxiety. A dual diagnosis treatment program is a specific type of therapy that focuses on treating both addiction…

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Escapism: Coping Skill or Detrimental?

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 9, 2021 Updated: August 13, 2021 The American Psychology Association defines escapism as the tendency to escape from the real world to the safety and comfort of a fantasy world. Since life is innately stressful, coping strategies are essential to making…

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Signs You Need Mental Health Treatment

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 28, 2021 Updated: July 20, 2021 Many people don’t realize that they would benefit from mental health treatment. Some others think going for mental health treatment degrades them as a person, while some get stigmatized for entering a mental health treatment…