Debunking Mental Health Myths

Mental Health Myths, Debunked! For a very long time, mental health was a taboo topic in the United States. People generally did not talk about it, and attempts to address mental illnesses were often so harsh and unhelpful that people would do everything possible to conceal their symptoms. While we have made progress in the [...]

By |2022-01-05T22:46:42+00:00December 29th, 2021|Addiction Recovery, Mental Health|Comments Off on Debunking Mental Health Myths

How Common Is Mental Illness?

In addition to dealing with struggles presented by mental illnesses themselves, those who have been diagnosed also face the perception that they are not “normal.” In fact, this stigma is based on a myth, as mental illnesses are actually very common. The Stigma of Mental Illness According to the National Institute of Mental Health: Nearly [...]

By |2021-12-26T19:38:24+00:00December 21st, 2021|Families in Recovery, Mental Health|Comments Off on How Common Is Mental Illness?

What Is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

What Is Dialectical Behavior Therapy? Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a unique type of therapeutic intervention that can be used to treat destructive behaviors and suicidality. DBT sees destructive behaviors as learned responses that can be unlearned and replaced with a more adaptive skill. This requires the therapist to work with the client, without judgment [...]

By |2021-12-10T20:00:10+00:00December 8th, 2021|Families in Recovery, Mental Health|Comments Off on What Is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?
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