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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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Motivational Interviewing Available Near Dallas, TX

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 13, 2021 Updated: September 7, 2021 Helplessness, hopelessness, fear, and frustration are all terms that can be used to describe addiction. If you struggle with addiction, it’s difficult to invest in therapy when you’re just not sure it may work for…

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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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Prescription Drug Abuse Among Teens

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 9, 2021 Updated: September 15, 2021 Could your teen have a problem with drug use? Are they taking prescription medications outside of doctor recommendations? If that’s the case, they could face numerous health challenges over their lifetime. It’s critical to get…

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Characteristics of a Good Intensive Outpatient Program

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 5, 2021 Updated: September 7, 2021 An intensive outpatient program (IOP) is a type of treatment program often used to support drug and alcohol addiction recovery. An IOP may also help with mental health disorder treatment. It is a type of…

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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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