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What Is a Dual Diagnosis?

Dual diagnosis, also called a co-occurring disorder, refers to simultaneously suffering from a mental health disorder and substance use disorder. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, dual diagnosis affects 7.7 million Americans. Individuals with mental illness often rely on drugs and alcohol to find relief from their symptoms, resulting in substance abuse or…

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Why Choose Rose Hill Center for Schizoaffective Disorder Care?

Schizoaffective disorder presents with symptoms of both schizophrenia and mood disorders like bipolar disorder or major depressive disorder (MDD) and is often initially misdiagnosed. Schizoaffective disorder is frequently confused with schizophrenia, but they are two distinct disorders that significantly impact functioning, especially when left untreated or misdiagnosed. Reaching out to a qualified schizoaffective disorder treatment…

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Top Tips to Help Yourself Calm Down

Stress comes in many forms, and anxiety is a natural stress response. Everyone experiences stress and anxiety from time to time. However, millions of Americans live with chronic stress and anxiety that interfere with their daily functioning and quality of life. People are often unaware of the far-reaching impacts of stress and anxiety. Many believe…

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National Counseling Awareness Month: How To Become An Advocate

The American Counseling Association (ACA) recognizes April as Counseling Awareness Month (CAM) to acknowledge the work of counselors across the nation. This month is meant to spread awareness about the benefits of counseling and work to destigmatize it. According to the ACA, over 665,500 counselors are working in diverse settings, such as schools, agencies, private…

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What Will Your Schedule Look Like in Residential Psychiatric Treatment?

Individuals preparing for residential rehab services usually experience anxiety or apprehension because of not knowing what to expect. For many, the perception of inpatient mental health care is primarily influenced by popular culture, which typically highlights the worst stereotypes about mental health disorders and treatment. Contrary to popular belief, modern-day inpatient psychiatric treatment is nothing…

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April Is Stress Awareness Month

Since 1992, April has been recognized as Stress Awareness Month, a national collaborative effort to increase public awareness about the modern stress epidemic’s causes, cures, and dangers. Stress is a normal reaction that everyone experiences in response to feeling anxious or threatened. However, we all experience it differently. Chronic stress can be debilitating and cause…

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How Transitional Living Services Bridge the Gap Between Residential Care and Independent Living

Transitional living services are a critical part of mental health treatment services for many. Not everyone is ready to go directly back to unsupervised living after completing residential or co-occurring rehabilitation services. At Rose Hill Center, our transitional living services are a recommended step in bridging the gap between residential care and independent living. Our…

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World Bipolar Day

World Bipolar Day is celebrated every year on March 30th. According to The International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD), bipolar disorder affects more than 60 million individuals world-wide. And the purpose of designating a special day is to increase world-wide awareness, support education, encourage open discussion, and increase sensitivity about bipolar disorder. Even though the…

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Why It’s Okay to Need Extended Residential Mental Health Treatment

When someone enters residential mental health treatment, typically, the first question is, “How long will I be here?” There is no definite answer to this question because everyone’s journey to mental wellness is different. Even when individuals share a common diagnosis, their unique makeup and circumstances create diverse paths to wellness. To accommodate the needs…

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