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The Benefits of Yoga as Mental Health Therapy 

It’s estimated that close to one in 10 Americans regularly practice yoga to enhance their health and wellness. Yoga has been found to improve flexibility, balance, fitness, and overall quality of life. However, yoga also has a range of mental health benefits, including the ability to reduce stress, anxiety, and pain.  As such, yoga is […]

Long-Term Psychiatric Hospitals vs. Long-Term Residential Treatment 

Mental illness affects close to 58 million Americans today, but no story is the same. Every person struggles with their own symptoms and faces their own challenges because of their condition. When it comes to treating mental illness, then, it’s important to receive a personalized evaluation – so that whoever is struggling can receive a […]

The Mental Health Benefits of Nature and Being Outdoors 

There is something to be said about the way we feel in nature. Whether or not you’re an “outdoorsy” person, just stepping outside can have a profound impact on your spirits. The warmth of the sun on your face. A rippling current on your feet. The soft sounds of the birds on a quiet afternoon. […]

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Depression and Anxiety 

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a widely adopted therapeutic approach that has proven very effective in treating mental health disorders like depression and anxiety. Time and time again, studies show that cognitive behavioral therapy has the potential to significantly improve a person’s functioning and quality of life. And because of this, many treatment experts view […]

How to Treat Mental Illness Without Medication

Receiving a mental health diagnosis can be devastating, both for those affected and for their families. However, there is good news. Mental illness is very treatable and manageable. Today, so many people with mental illness go on to achieve recovery and lead fulfilling lives after treatment. You can, too.  There are many different treatment options […]

Is There a Connection Between Social Media and Eating Disorders?

It’s estimated that, by the age of 40, 20 percent of women and 14 percent of men will experience an eating disorder. However, experts report that there’s been a notable rise in eating disorders since the pandemic began, particularly among teenage girls. Eating disorders are characterized by unhealthy relationships with food and negative perceptions of […]

All About Long-Term Residential Mental Health Facilities  

It can be scary to watch your loved one struggle with a mental health condition—whether it’s anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, schizophrenia, or another illness. The symptoms, not to mention the worry you have over their general well-being, can be overwhelming at times. And the idea of sending them to a treatment facility can […]

How Long Does Rehab Take, and How Long to Break a Substance Addiction? 

Every addiction is unique. People have different reasons for using, different experiences as a result of using, and different battles they are facing in their everyday lives. As such, there is not one “right” course of treatment for substance addiction. Every treatment plan must be customized to the needs of each individual—taking into consideration their […]