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Dangers of Self-Medicating with Alcohol

Self-medication happens when someone uses substances like drugs or alcohol to manage distressing physical or mental health symptoms, without a prescription or medical guidance. In fact, alcohol is one of the most frequently abused substances in self-medication, and it can quickly lead to dependence and addiction. As a result, treatment at an alcohol detox center…

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Tips for Overcoming Social Anxiety

Many people feel at least somewhat anxious in social situations. People with these feelings generally remain healthy and functional most of the time. However, in some cases, anxiety grows strong enough to interfere with the ability to function. If this is true for you, you may have an illness called social anxiety disorder. An anxiety…

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Getting Help When Living With Depression

Roughly 25 million Americans are affected by major depression. In addition, millions of people have symptoms of other depressive illnesses. A depression treatment program is recommended for anyone with diagnosable symptoms. This type of program will help you learn how to live a productive life despite your illness. You can also do additional things to…

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Advice for Healing From Trauma

A traumatic experience disrupts your normal ability to function. In most cases, this disruption is only temporary. Over time, you process your experience and gradually return to normal. However, some people have longer-lasting trauma reactions. The result of these reactions can be post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. A PTSD treatment program will help you recover…

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Is Anxiety Disorder a Disability?

Did you know that about seven million US citizens suffer from anxiety disorders? What’s more alarming is that according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), only about 42% of them are receiving any treatment. If you need help understanding anxiety disorders and treatment or need help, call us at 844.334.4727 today. Gaining…

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What Are Signs of Depression?

As one of the most common mental health issues in the nation, depression affects more than 17 million adults. Since it is such a major and wide-spread mental health disorder, it’s vital to be able to identify the signs of depression. Depression’s symptoms can be quite debilitating. It isn’t something that you should just live…

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5 Signs and Symptoms of an Anxiety Attack

Anxiety is a common experience for many people. In limited amounts, it produces feelings that won’t harm your mental health. However, serious anxiety can have a disruptive, negative influence on your ability to function. If your feelings rise to this level, an anxiety treatment program can help you regain your sense of equilibrium. One potential…

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3 Techniques to Overcome Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

People with chronic fatigue syndrome, or CFS, experience extreme fatigue that does not get better with rest. They also experience various other symptoms that can seriously interfere with day-to-day function. If you have CFS, you face an ongoing challenge of coping and adjustment.  At Springfield Wellness Center, we understand your struggles and recommend several techniques…

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It’s Time to Take Care of Your Mental Health

Sound mental health provides essential support for every aspect of your well-being. However, it can be easy to forget the importance of mental wellness in the hustle and bustle of daily life. In a worst-case scenario, this can eventually lead to the onset of depression or another serious issue. Fortunately, ample resources are available to…