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National Grief Awareness Day

National Grief Awareness Day is not merely a date on the calendar; it’s a lifeline, a gentle acknowledgment that grief is a shared human experience. Read this post to find out more about what this holiday is and why it's so important.

Good Business San Diego: Interview with Dr. Figuered August 2023

Thanks for having us on the show, Good Business San Diego! Jackson House CEO Dr. Bruce Figuered chatted with Roy Robertson about our new locations, treatment options, and follow up care, to assure you that you are never alone in dealing with a mental health crisis.

Chemical Dependency Explained

Whether chemical dependency occurs on its own or as part of a dual diagnosis, it needs to be treated. At Jackson House, we’re here to make this as easy for you as possible.

Mental Health Resources for Military Families

Mental health is an issue that is not talked about nearly enough, especially among military families. Here are some of the many mental health resources available for families with servicemembers.

What Does Dual Diagnosis Treatment Look Like?

When someone receives a dual diagnosis, it is important to understand there are expert clinicians and specialized treatments out there to help you recover and get your life back. This guide will share everything there is to know about dual diagnosis, the treatment options pertaining to it, and how to seek out experts.

What are Treatment Options for PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a complex mental health condition. It was first diagnosed in war veterans decades ago, known as “shell shock.” As time went on, however, more was discovered about the disease.

Staying Sober Over the Summer

Staying sober can be difficult. Sobriety during the summer can be even more complicated. If you’re looking for a way to stay sober over the summer while still having something to do, read on.

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BIPOC Mental Health Month

BIPOC Mental Health Month was created to spread awareness about the unique struggles faced by underrepresented people with mental health issues in the United States. Originally known as Minority Mental Health Month, it was renamed to bring attention to experiences within the BIPOC community.

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Bipolar Explained

Many of those dealing with mental health conditions feel isolated and alone. On the contrary, you are not alone, especially when you recognize the fact that 1 in every 8 people in the world lives with a mental disorder of some kind. 

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Effects of Screens on Mental Health

It goes without saying that our habits and behaviors can impact our mental health and well-being, which is why we must be so careful with how we spend our time. For example, various studies have found that too much screen time—whether it be scrolling on our phones or working at our desks—can be detrimental to our mental health, leading to an increase in negative feelings such as stress and anxiety.

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If you’re a provider and need to send us information on a client, please feel free to fax us at 619-303-7044. If you need help immediately, call our 24-hour crisis line at 1-800-766-4274. If you have a medical emergency, call 911. Jackson House is licensed by the State of California Community Care Licensing Division and certified by the Department of Health Care Services. We are also CARF Accredited. If you have any client or quality of care concerns, please reach out to us at (888) 255-9280. If your concerns need further attention, you can contact the Department of Public Health at 619-278-3700 or the Community Care Licensing Division at 1-844-538-8766.