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Anxiety & Depression

Anxiety and depression are common experiences among people in the United States, for which there are many available treatment options.

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PTSD and Mental Health

When it comes to looking after and understanding your mental health, there are many avenues to explore and learn about. As an individual, it is important to realize that there can be many contributing factors that will impact the condition of your overall mental health, and many conditions that can coexist. It is important to understand what these are so you can seek the right treatment and support.

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Military and Mental Health

With May recognized as Military Appreciation Month, it’s an important time to reflect on the unique challenges that veterans of all ages face when transitioning from military service back into civilian life. This transition can be a difficult one for many veterans, who often struggle with mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental health awareness aims to recognize both the positive and negative impacts of mental health as a whole. Mental Health Awareness Month, observed every May, helps draw attention to mental health issues and provide support for those who need it. It is a time for everyone to be aware of the signs of poor mental health and take action to bolster their own well-being, as well as that of their family, friends, and colleagues.

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Does Addiction Cause Mental Health Disorders?

Addiction and mental health disorders can be overwhelming disorders to experience. What many people don’t realize, however, is there can be an intrinsic link between both. Addiction can cause mental health disorders with the potential of evolving into more serious illnesses.

Common Co-Occurring Disorders

Living with a mental health condition can put individuals at higher risk of drug and alcohol addiction. Studies have found that almost half of all people who have a drug or alcohol addiction also have co-occurring disorders. Here we look at the most common co-occurring disorders and why it’s important to treat them at the same time as addiction. 

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Silence the Shame of Stigma

The shame of stigma, unfortunately, still lurks in modern society. This only serves to make issues such as mental well-being much harder for the most vulnerable. But we can all help remove outdated ways of thinking by working with patients and educating those around us.

Stay Active, Stay Happy: Simple Ways to Keep Going

Staying active isn’t just good for your physical health, it also has a positive impact on your mental health. In addition to increasing blood and oxygen flow throughout your body for improved brain health, staying active also produces hormones called endorphins. Take a look at what you need to know about physical exercise and how it can positively impact your mental health.

A Guide for Managing Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health condition in the United States affecting over 40 million adults. If you are one of those people, you know how difficult it can be to manage your anxiety. The good news is that there are many things you can do to improve your symptoms and feel more in control. In this guide, we will discuss self-care practices that can help, as well as when to seek professional help for anxiety.

What is a Healthy Level of Stress?

If your stress levels become too difficult to handle on your own, then it may be time to seek professional help. This could include talking to a therapist, counselor, or doctor who can help you identify the root causes of your stress and develop strategies to cope in a healthy way.

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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.