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How To Deal With Paranoia

Paranoia is one of the most common symptoms of schizophrenia, affecting a majority of people living with this condition. Paranoia can come and go, or it can be a constant struggle. It is important to understand that feeling paranoid is not a sign that you are crazy. It is actually an understandable reaction to what …

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What is a fawn response?

What is a Fawn Response?

People pleasing and trauma may not immediately seem to be connected, but for many, they are. We can respond to traumatic events in a lot of different ways, and if the techniques we use to manage them are successful, at least in the short term, they can become patterns.There are four primary ways to confront …

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How To Cope With a Manic Episode

The ups and downs of bipolar disorder can be challenging to manage. But with the right skills, you can get through manic episodes feeling more balanced. Enroll in a bipolar disorder treatment program to learn how to manage your condition to improve your quality of life.When you choose mental health treatment at Promises Five Palms, …

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Self-soothing techniques for PTSD

5 Self-soothing Techniques for PTSD

Self-soothing techniques have been used for as long as human beings have been on earth. Many of these techniques are employed unconsciously, without the user knowing that they are doing so. These techniques are designed, in essence, to calm the self. Some self-soothing techniques, such as biting one’s nails or crossing their arms, are an …

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What Are Dual Diagnosis Symptoms?

A dual diagnosis refers to having a substance use disorder and a mental health condition at the same time. If you have a drug or alcohol addiction and struggle with your mental health, dual diagnosis treatment programs to deal with dual diagnosis symptoms are often the most effective option to recover from both conditions. To experience …

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What Is the Difference Between Depression vs. Anxiety?

The world of therapy has come a long way when it comes to mood disorders.  Many clients who enter treatment for addiction issues end up suffering from an undiagnosed or untreated mental disorder. Depression and anxiety are two common issues faced by many people throughout the country. We’re going to take a more in-depth look …

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How to Recognize Self Harm & PTSD

Self-harm isn’t uncommon, especially among adolescents. The National Center for PTSD notes that an estimated 2-6% of people in the general public have engaged in self-harming behaviors and 13-35% of students. Rates are higher among people with mental health conditions, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Common self-harming behaviors are cutting, scratching, piercing, hitting, pulling out …

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Common Schizophrenia Symptoms

Schizophrenia is a serious mental health condition that can significantly interfere with how a person functions. It’s important to recognize the common warning signs of schizophrenia and address them as early as possible. Although it can be unsettling to witness the development of this condition in someone you love, a schizophrenia treatment program can help …

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Life after mental health rehab

Life After Mental Health Rehab

Going to mental health rehab can be both challenging and deeply rewarding. When mental illness is at its worst, everyday life can seem overwhelming. Reality can be distorted, so sometimes people in treatment or family members have understandable fears about what post-rehab life will be like. However, with preparation and focus, there are ways for …

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signs of an anxiety attack

What Are the Signs of an Anxiety Attack?

People often experience feelings of anxiety when they feel they are in danger. It’s a natural reaction to the sense that you may be in trouble or about to face a stressful situation. They differ from panic attacks, which can be a side effect of a diagnosed anxiety disorder.For most people, anxiety is short-lived and …

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