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Why Trauma-informed Care Is Important to Recovery

Trauma-informed care is a therapeutic approach that asks, "What happened to you?" rather than "What's wrong with you?" This adjusts the emphasis from victim-blaming to recognizing the individual as a survivor.

Best Practices for Managing Your Mental Health Medication

Medication can be helpful in the treatment of a wide range of mental health conditions. In some circumstances, medication is necessary for the treatment of co-occurring illnesses since it can alleviate symptoms and assist patients in avoiding relapses of a mental health condition.

How to Deal With Burnout in Caring for a Mentally ill Loved One

Caregivers' responsibilities can be exhausting and overwhelming. Although caring for a loved one who requires your support can help them with their mental health struggles, it can also cause caregiver burnout if you take on more than you can reasonably handle.

Residential Treatment vs. Inpatient Treatment for Mental Health Disorders

Although the phrases inpatient and residential rehab are frequently used interchangeably, these two types of programs are quite distinct.

6 Things You Should Know About Deliberate Self Harm

If you are self-harming, know that you are loved, needed, wanted, and appreciated. If you think someone around you is self-harming, reach out for help.

Everything You Need to Know About Compassion Fatigue

As the caretaker and someone who loves those around you, it can be exhausting to help them work through their challenges. Helping others often requires you to feel some of their pain, empathize with what they are going through, and feel their struggles.

Awareness about Eating Disorders: Treatments, Signs, and More

Approximately 9% of the population in the United States suffer from an eating disorder. This equates to almost 1 out of every 10 people who have or will have an eating disorder in their lifetime.

The Role Nutrition Plays in Mental Health

Nutrition has a significant influence on physical, emotional, and mental health. Our brains require a lot of nutrients to efficiently send out the message to release hormones, breathe, think, and accomplish the daily tasks we perform. Without the proper fuel, our bodies and brains can struggle. 

Jackson House Expands Mental Health Services in Ventura County

SANTA PAULA, CA – Jackson House is opening its fifth residential mental health treatment center in Santa Paula to help Ventura County residents who are in crisis.

Virtual Peer Support for Mental Health in 2022

Research has found peer support groups to be highly effective at improving mental health. Feeling isolated and alone is common among individuals with mental illness and peer support groups combat that by helping the group members see how others are similar to them.

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