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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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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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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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Reduce Stress Over the Holidays With These Tips

The holiday season is a magical time of year for many people. Unfortunately, it can also lead to stress for many individuals. It’s hard to cope with the hustle and bustle of the holidays when you have to battle addiction or any mental health condition. That includes a condition like a chronic stress disorder. Trying to keep…

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Early Signs of Anxiety Disorder

It’s not uncommon for people struggling with an addiction to have underlying mental health disorders. Many people with anxiety disorder have no idea that the problem exists. They may turn to drugs and alcohol as a way of self-medicating the symptoms of anxiety. That’s why programs for substance use disorders should provide treatment for anxiety…

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What Mental Health Issues Lead to Addiction

What are the causes of addiction? There are many potential causes, including environmental and genetic factors. Mental health conditions are some of the most common causes of addiction. Disorders such as anxiety and depression become so hard to manage that people turn to drugs or alcohol to cope with them and manage the symptoms they…

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Maintaining Mental Health During the Winter

The winter blues are somewhat common. While many people feel a bit unmotivated or uninspired during the winter months, these feelings are more profound for others. In this case, a person may be struggling with seasonal affective disorder (SAD). This condition is a mental health disorder that can interfere with day to day life, activities,…