Avoiding Common Triggers for Bipolar Episodes

Bipolar disorder is characterized by extreme fluctuations of emotion. Bipolar disorder can cause you to feel tremendously upbeat to feeling completely paralyzed and incapable. These fluctuations are depressive episodes. Feelings of sadness and self-reproach make even simple tasks like conversing or grooming seem monumental. Additionally, working feels impossible when you suffer from bipolar disorder. Many…

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Depression Treatment

Depression Treatment Amid COVID-19 Fears The need for prompt depression treatment has never been more crucial, especially in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, which is one of the most significant pandemics in modern history. This unprecedented occurrence has seen many people develop suicidal thoughts while others drown in drugs and alcohol addiction. All these behavioral…

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Anxiety Treatment

Anxiety Treatment During The COVID-19 Pandemic Large universities in the United States such as Harvard and MIT are closing their campuses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Most businesses across the world are asking their employees to work from home and refrain from traveling. Additionally, many industries such as hotels and airlines are being affected as…

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How Motivational Interviewing Is Used To Begin Substance Abuse Treatment

Motivational interviewing is a treatment modality developed in the early 1990’s. Two clinical psychologists, Miller and Rollnick, were major contributors. It was intentionally designed to help people succeed in substance abuse treatment. As a result, motivational interviewing and addiction go hand in hand.  Taking control of your addiction takes personal motivation. You may have begun…

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Panic Attack Prevention For The Layperson

Lucida Treatment Center staffers understand that panic attacks are a common occurrence in any given population. Moreover, people with substance abuse and mental health issues are subjected to suffering panic attacks at a greater incidence. You don’t have to be a professional to understand panic attacks. And you don’t have to be a professional to understand…