Day: February 11, 2021

7 Mental Health Treatments To Try That Aren’t Talk Therapy

You’re not out of the norm if you feel like talk therapy, aka psychotherapy or counseling, isn’t a super effective way to manage your mental health. The success of talk therapy varies from individual to individual, and can also depend on mental health diagnosis and severity. Some researchers think the effectiveness of talk therapy is…

Types of Treatment Programs

Research studies on addiction treatment typically have classified programs into several general types or modalities. Treatment approaches and individual programs continue to evolve and diversify, and many programs today do not fit neatly into traditional drug adiction treatment classifications. Most, however, start with detoxification and medically managed withdrawal, often considered the first stage of treatment.…

Discovering New Options: Self-Help Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  As a therapist, I’ve repeatedly seen the same research conclusions: a few sessions of cognitive-behavioral therapy (or CBT) can be very helpful in treating anxiety and depression. CBT’s simple yet powerful changes to the way we think and act can have profound impacts on our health and well-being. However, many people don’t have access…

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Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE) for PTSD https://www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-NVHHKFG /includes/SpryCollapsiblePanel.js /includes/SpryCollapsiblePanel.js PTSD Prolonged Exposure (PE) Therapy Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapy is an evidence-based psychotherapy for PTSD. The therapy allows you to work through painful memories in a safe and supportive environment. It also allows you to participate in activities you have been avoiding because of the trauma.…

Coronavirus Resources

AFL-CIO Federal and State Resources for WorkersFind unemployment insurance benefit resources and related information for workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.US Bartender Guild – COVID-19 State-by-StateState-by-state resources for workers during the COVID-19 crisis.Another Round, Another Rally FundWe’re offering $500 relief grants for hospitality workers who lost their jobs or had their hours slashed in the…

Treatment of Psychological Diseases and Disorders

According to the most recent Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM 5), there are nearly 400 different psychological disorders. Some of these disorders fit the definition of “disease,” a problem that impairs functioning and that mostly stems from biological causes. Common examples include bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Other “disorders” impair functioning but are…

Law Enforcement and Mentally Ill

SUMMARY: A natural outgrowth of a mental health system that withholds needed treatment until a person with a mental illness becomes dangerous is that law enforcement are now policing the mentally ill and becoming front line mental health workers. The safety of both law enforcement officers and citizens is compromised when law enforcement responds to crises…

Occupational Therapy for Mental Health

At the Johns Hopkins Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, our occupational therapists specialize in helping patients with mental health disorders. Our occupational therapists are experts in performing behavioral health assessments, which offer insight into a patient’s condition. They have strong observation and creative problem-solving skills, and understand human development and function across different diagnoses.Why Choose…

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