Entries by Elevation Behavioral Health

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How to Control Mood Swings

There is a big difference between simply expressing your feelings versus having overwhelming mood swings. Everyone has ups and downs, good moods, and grumpy days. But when mood swings become erratic and extreme, they can become debilitating and even harm your quality of life. So, how do you control mood swings? Thankfully, there are some […]

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How to Handle Borderline Personality Disorder Rage

Borderline personality disorder, or BPD, is a complex mental health disorder. The key features of BPD include impulsivity, low self-esteem, fear of abandonment, and emotional instability. Another characteristic of BPD is inappropriate expressions of anger or rage. It is this feature that we will focus on, in hopes of providing new insights and coping techniques […]

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What is Evidence-Based Treatment for Addiction?

You’ve decided it is time to get help for a substance use disorder and are considering your treatment options. As you begin researching various treatment programs, you may come upon the term “evidence-based treatment.” So, what is an evidence-based rehab? What is an Evidence-Based Rehab? The term “evidence based” refers to therapeutic techniques that have […]

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What is ADHD Paralysis?

Picture ADHD paralysis like a panel of spinning gears. Each gear is twirling in motion until finally one of the gears jams up, bringing all the other gears to a grinding halt. This is how ADHD paralysis feels. Your mind is reeling, trying to engage in multiple tasks at once when suddenly you just freeze […]

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How to Identify Emotional Triggers?

All of us have baggage we carry around with us, thanks to life experiences that resulted in disappointment or sorrow. These experiences leave their mark on our psyches and can affect us for years to come. The problem is when we become stuck in the past and allow bad memories or other emotional triggers to […]