mental ward hospital

Alternative to a Mental Ward Hospital

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What Can I Do Instead of Going to a Mental Hospital? When in the midst of a mental health crisis you may assume the only treatment option is a mental ward in a hospital setting. Learn about some other mental healthcare options. There is…
Severe Insomnia

Chronic and Severe Insomnia

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What Is Considered Severe Insomnia? When you suffer from severe insomnia your whole life is affected. Learn about how insomnia impairs functioning and how to find relief from this common problem. The quality of sleep you get on a given night…
depression and sleep

How Sleep Deprivation Can Affect Your Mental Health and Driving

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Sleep Deprivation Can Affect Your Driving Record and Mental Health Of all the basic activities that are required of people to maintain a healthy and well-rounded lifestyle, getting a sufficient amount of sleep each night is one of the most…
My life is falling apart

My Life is Falling Apart

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What To Do When My Life Is Falling Apart? Someone struggling with addiction and/or a mental health issue may sadly proclaim, “My Life is Falling Apart.” When someone is suffering from a mental health disorder they may truly feel like…
Intelligence and Anxiety

The Effects of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) On Anxiety, Stress, and Academic Performance

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Emotional Intelligence (EQ) refers to one's ability to recognize, control, and assess emotions. Some experts believe that you can learn and strengthen EQ. Knowing how to understand, assess, and respond to emotions is important. So is knowing…
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Emotional Effects of Hearing Loss

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The Mental and Emotional Effects of Hearing Loss Did you know that loss of hearing can harm your emotions? Studies show that hearing loss can cause psychological distress and subjectiveness in adults. So, loss of hearing does not just impair…
alcohol and mental health

Ways Alcohol Can Affect Your Mental Health

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Many people enjoy a drink or two after a long day or when socializing with friends. Alcohol can certainly lighten the mood in many scenarios. While a few drinks here and there aren’t overly concerning, many people consume too much alcohol. Living…
Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers California

Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers California

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Learn about how dual diagnosis treatment centers in California help those with both mental health and substance use disorders. The term dual diagnosis refers to the presence of both a substance use disorder (SUD) and a mental health disorder…
how to admit yourself to a mental hospital

How to Admit Yourself to a Mental Hospital

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Signs You Need to Go to a Mental Hospital When mental health worsens and the person becomes a danger to self or others, they can admit themselves to a mental health program. Sometimes, no matter how we try to manage our mental health issues,…
Anxiety and Irritability

6 Tips for Managing Anxiety and Irritability

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Learn how to better manage feelings of anxiety and irritability. We have all been there. Sometimes all of the demands on our time can truly bring us to the point of complete breakdown. Stress levels are off the chart, you have trouble sleeping,…