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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…

a woman sitting on her bed wondering why there is such a stigma around antidepressants

Why Is There Such a Stigma Around Antidepressants?

It is relatively common knowledge that depression impacts millions of people worldwide. However, there remains a stigma attached to seeking treatment, specifically to the use of antidepressants. That said, research shows that antidepressants are the third most commonly prescribed medications in the United States. Still, more than a third of adults who describe themselves as…