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Science Behind Mental Health and Mental Health Treatment

Mental health disorders have been misunderstood for centuries. Historically, individuals suffering from mental health disorders were persecuted because they were viewed as witches or possessed by demons. Hippocrates was the first mental health pioneer, believing in changing a person’s environment and treating them with medications of the time. Modern mental health advocacy can be traced…

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Sneaky Signs of High-Functioning Anxiety Most People Don’t Notice

Stress and anxiety have become so commonplace that most people do not understand the severity of their impacts on our mental and physical well-being. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorders among Americans of all ages, children included. And yet they are often the most overlooked or disregarded. Because who isn’t stressed out…

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3 Types of Community Support Services

Preparing to leave long-term residential mental health treatment brings about conflicting emotions for many. Of course, there is a great sense of accomplishment, and rightfully so. Residential treatment takes hard work, and being ready to leave means you have made tremendous strides toward improving your mental health. However, this transition can also be scary, particularly…

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Is a Transitional Living Service Right for Me?

One in twenty American adults lives with a severe mental health disorder such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or schizoaffective disorder. Of those, less than half seek professional mental health treatment. For those that do, residential treatment provides the best support to foster long-term recovery. Residential mental health treatment gives clients the skills and tools to…

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What Are Our Residential Rehabilitation Options?

The mental healthcare field is full of terminology to describe various diagnoses, therapies, and treatment options. One such term is “continuum of care,” which refers to the entire range of mental health programs and services available, from early intervention services through aftercare planning. Residential treatment is a part of the continuum of care that remains…

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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…