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Importance of National Depression Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness week spans October 4 through October 10. While this is not necessarily National Depression Awareness Week, it is the ideal time to talk about depression, including what it is and why people need to take it seriously. If you suffer from depression, the most important thing for you to know is that…

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What Is Mental Health Awareness Week?

If you were ill or suffered a broken bone, you would turn to your doctor for help getting well. The same should apply to mental health. Yet, there can be a negative stigma about seeking help for mental health struggles in society. During Mental Health Awareness Week, the goal is to let others know that…

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10 Things To Seek in a Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center

Dual diagnosis treatment allows individuals who are struggling to get help for both a mental health condition and a substance use disorder. That’s important because an estimated 53 percent of those with drug addiction and 37 percent with alcohol use disorder also have an underlying mental health condition such as depression, bipolar disorder, or anxiety.…