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Some people have many different ideas that come to mind when they are thinking about drug and alcohol addiction treatment centers. They might think that there is a certain type of person that goes to drug treatment centers. They might think that all drug treatment centers are the same. They might think that drug treatment centers are extremely expensive, that […]

Categories: Mental health

Following the awful events of December 14th in Newtown when a gun massacre hit a community at its core, many that work or live in and around Autism are acting quickly to rubbish claims that Autism may be at the root of the cause. As some are pointing out, what started out as some mild insinuation has developed into outright […]

Categories: Mental health

Social workers are widening their approach to their work, and alternative treatments such as somatic treatment are being used to help social workers help clients who are dealing with stress or trauma. Somat, the root for somatic, means “body.” Somatic therapy studies the body in order to offer therapeutic healing. Somatic psychology was developed by Pierre Janet before Freud started […]

Categories: Mental health

Schizophrenia was earlier known as dementia praecox. It was later renamed as schizophrenia by a Swiss psychiatrist Eugen Bleuler in 1911. It is derived from two Greek words, Schizein (to split) and Phren (mind). Schizophrenia affects nearly 22 million people across the world, mostly in the age group of 15-35 years. In US, it afflicts approximately 2.5 million people. The […]

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Keep reading to find out what program will be most beneficial in helping you say goodbye to a life of alcohol use, abuse, and dependence. Regular Alcohol Consumption When alcohol consumption has reached a point to where it is pretty regular, either everyday or in binge form, meaning you drink to excess when you drink, then detoxification is most likely […]

Categories: Mental health