How to Support a Loved One Through Treatment

One of the questions that people frequently ask us is how they can best support their loved one who is participating in our program. Many people don’t know how to support their loved ones during their journey to recovery aside from having them participate in our program. And while that is definitely a great thing […]

How to Help Your Partner During an Anxiety Attack

Having a panic attack is a really rough experience, and everyone experiences them differently. If your partner has anxiety but you don’t, it can be difficult for you to know how to help them when they are in the middle of an anxiety attack. It’s not an experience that can always be relayed or explained, […]

Advantages of a Residential Mental Health Center over a Hospital

For individuals who suffer from mental health problems, including bipolar disorder, anxiety, depression, and PTSD, among other things, there are a variety of treatment options that can be utilized to make substantial progress. In the past, one major avenue of treatment was a stay at a mental health hospital program, where patients would stay until […]

Common Mental Illnesses We Treat

Mental illnesses are any condition that affects a person’s thinking, feelings, or behavior. Studies have shown that approximately 1 in every 5 American adults experiences mental illness each year and 1 in 25 American adults suffer enough for their mental illness to significantly interfere with their daily life. It is clear to see that mental illness […]

Mental Health Self Care for Difficult Mornings

Individuals who suffer from an anxiety disorder can have an especially hard time in the morning. Even worse, starting the day off with a ton of anxiety can make it harder to develop good coping mechanisms and sticking to them throughout the rest of the day. For this reason, it is important to develop good […]

Common Methods of Self-Care

Nurturing self-love is vitally important for your mental health, especially because many disorders can leave you with feelings of low self-worth and low self-esteem. Moreover, self-love can give you that boost in motivation you need to change your life for the better. Choosing to love yourself can be an incredibly hard choice, even a courageous […]

Understanding Panic Attacks

Thousands of patients each year rush to the emergency room thinking they’re having a heart attack, only to learn that their heart is perfectly fine. Rather, the symptoms they’re experiencing–chest pain, shortness of breath, sweating , and shaking–are all due to a panic attack.

4 Benefits of Group Therapy

Group therapy was utilized hundreds of years ago as a form of spiritual and mental healing by native tribes to counter addiction. Since then, group therapy has been used to help treat diverse issues like grief, trauma, and mental illness. Group therapy is utilized both within residential therapy situations, and afterwards as a way to […]

Factors That Lead to Depression

Based on information from the World Health Organization, nearly 350 million people around suffer from a form of clinical depression, which makes it the number one cause of disability. In the United States, an estimated 7% of the population suffers from depression.

Caring for Someone with Bipolar Disorder

If you have ever lived with a person who has a form of bipolar disorder, then you know that there are acute challenges that they face in their everyday lives. There are also many times when their problems can seep into your own life. You’re not alone in this situation. According to the National Institute […]