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How to Calm an Anxiety Attack

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is one of the most common types of mental health conditions, affecting millions throughout the U.S. But despite how common they are, plenty of people still do not have a handle on their condition and continue to come up against debilitating symptoms each day. One of the most disruptive symptoms is […]

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Utilizing DBT Techniques for Depression

Despite how common it is, depression can sometimes be challenging to treat. While certain medications and therapies work wonders for some people, they may do little to relieve the symptoms of others. But hope is not lost.Treatment-resistant depression may respond better to different treatment modalities, such as dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). If you have been

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What to Know About the Types of Bipolar Disorder

The term bipolar disorder is sometimes thrown around loosely to describe someone experiencing drastic emotional shifts, but it is actually a complex and often misunderstood mental health condition. People with bipolar disorder do fluctuate between emotional highs and lows, but there is much more to the condition than many realize.There are also several types of

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Recognizing Substance Abuse in Women

Substance abuse can affect anyone. However, women may face unique challenges due partly to biological and psychological factors. Learning how to recognize substance abuse in women and promoting gender-specific treatment options are crucial steps toward providing the necessary support for a woman in your life.If you are concerned that a woman you care about has

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How to Help Someone with Depression

Depression is a very common mental health condition that can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender, or social status. Unfortunately, this condition often goes untreated in many people, leaving them dealing with overwhelming feelings of sadness each day. If someone in your life is living with depression, encourage them to reach out for professional help.When

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How Long Does Heroin Stay in Your System?

Amid the ongoing opioid epidemic, heroin relentlessly devastates countless lives and families. Too often, individuals unintentionally develop a dependency on their prescription opioids and, when they can no longer access their medication, feel forced to turn to heroin. Unfortunately, this puts them at risk of developing an addiction to heroin along with other complications, such

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Recognizing Signs of ADHD in Adults

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition often attributed to children struggling to pay attention in school. However, this condition does not go away once one reaches adulthood. It can persist, and without treatment, it can interfere with your work and personal life. Additionally, many adults with ADHD were never diagnosed as children and do not

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Does My Loved One Have a Drinking Problem?

Identifying a drinking problem in a loved one can be tricky since alcohol consumption is typical during parties, holidays, dinners, and other social outings. How can you tell whether someone is merely engaging in occasional social or binge drinking or has developed a drinking problem that warrants some attention? Learning how to distinguish between moderate

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