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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: September 15, 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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Coping Skills You’ll Learn in DBT

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 25, 2021 Updated: August 13, 2021 Addiction and mental health disorders are typically lifelong battles. Stress is something you’ll deal with many times. You may have past trauma that finds its way into your life from time to time as well.…

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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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Social Networking Sites May Cause Depression

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 15, 2021 Updated: August 15, 2021 Communication is entirely different today than it was ten years ago. The emergence of social networking sites (SNS) is now pervasive across the globe. Whether used for business or personal communication, there are multiple advantages…