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How to Treat Mental Health Issues without Insurance

The cost of mental health services is around the same as the cost of other professional medical care, and many of the medications people use to manage their mental health come at a price that’s significantly higher than the national average.   In addition to these higher than usual costs, mental health treatment is likely to last over the long term, ...
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3 Reasons Why Self-Care is Not Selfish

"Self-care”. It seems to be a very popular “buzz” word these days, especially with today’s stressful and anxiety-driven society. Whether you’re still dealing with the negative impacts associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, applying to colleges that are now more selective than ever, or transitioning back to online classes due to the damage done by hur...
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The 7 Components to Good Mental Health

On the path along to achieving complete wellness, there are several factors that individuals need to consider before declaring a healthy life. Mental health is a huge part of achieving wellness because having a healthy mindset provides an opportunity for growth in all other aspects of life. These seven components specifically target the devastating e...
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Color Psychology Affects You More Than You Think

The psychology of color is based on the mental and emotional effects colors have on people that have the ability to see. Color psychology is subjective, as the way people feel about certain colors can differ based on interpretation, meaning, and perception from different cultures. Speaking generally, there are certain colors that tend to have overwhe...
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September is National Recovery Month

This September marks the 23rd National Recovery Month sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)  within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This nationally observed month promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for substance use and mental disorders. Additionally, t...
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Can Anxiety Actually Be Good?

While anxiety can have debilitating effects on certain individuals, there is always a flip side to every situation. Many mental illnesses have negative connotations associated with them, and very rarely do individuals address the positive side of living with a mental illness. While it can be extremely difficult to be optimistic when dealing with a me...
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