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The Importance of National Suicide Prevention Week

menNational Suicide Prevention Week 2021 in the United States will begin on Sunday, September 5, and ends on Saturday, September 11. Dedicating a special week can provide much-needed space for spreading awareness about the dangers of self-harm and suicide in America. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in America and has been alarmingly…

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Celebrating National Suicide Prevention Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, a necessary observance due to the fact that this is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal ideation or talking about suicide, it’s essential that you take the situation seriously. You should then seek help as…

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The Importance of Trauma Treatment Centers for Recovery

Trauma-focused therapy programs play a crucial role in helping clients heal from mental health and substance abuse disorders. Trauma can result from a wide range of situations. Some experience trauma as a child as a result of neglect or abuse. Others face trauma because of sexual abuse or domestic violence. Often, individuals face co-occurring disorders…

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The Importance of Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Minority Mental Health Month is a nationwide effort developed to call much-needed attention to the mental health issues faced by communities that experience disproportionate inequality as a result of systemic barriers and historical adversity. Medical professionals at Fresh Start Recovery Center in Maryland have a deep understanding of the stigma surrounding mental illness in minority…

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5 Different Types of Mental Health Therapy

There are numerous types of mental health therapy. Fresh Start Recovery Center offers a wide range of leading therapy resources and time-tested therapeutic techniques that provide optimal results for our clients. Fresh Start’s mental health treatment programs include: Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) Trauma-focused therapy Experiential therapy…

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The Importance of National Men’s Health Week

In 2021, June 14-20 is National Men’s Health Week. This week is designed to raise awareness surrounding preventable men’s health problems and encourage early detection and treatment. Fresh Start Recovery Center has a men’s rehab center in Maryland. This gender-specific treatment facility is specifically designed to cater to the needs of men. Contact Fresh Start…

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What Is PTSD Awareness Month?

Post-traumatic stress disorder, otherwise known as PTSD, is a common condition that is oftentimes the result of lingering trauma. After experiencing trauma, depending on an individual’s resilience, they may experience varying degrees of PTSD as the healing process continues. We do not move on from grief so much as we move forward. As we move…

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What Is Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

Half of those with a substance abuse disorder have a co-occurring mental health issue. The appeal of substances is associated with particular mental illnesses. This is because those abusing these substances are often seeking to balance the negative feelings they have as a result of a mental health condition. Unfortunately, drugs and alcohol can instead…

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Start Addiction Treatment During National Women’s Health Week

National Women’s Health Week begins annually on Mother’s Day. In 2021, it’s May 9-15. This is an ideal moment for women to check in with their health. Women, like all marginalized groups, are disproportionately susceptible to health concerns. By some estimates, women are 50% more likely to have a mental health disorder. Data collected about…

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How Alcohol Addiction Can Impact Your Mental Health

Alcohol addiction is a complicated disease. It creates physical changes but also can worsen mental health disorders. Addiction can cause those predisposed to mental health disorders to suffer from those symptoms. It may worsen symptoms of an existing depression, anxiety, or bipolar disorder as well. At Fresh Start Recovery Center, we offer a wide range…