Our blog regularly posts new content about topics related to the treatment of mental health disorders, substance use, and ongoing recovery. We gear each post toward individuals undergoing or contemplating treatment and their loved ones. Education is an integral part of recovery, which is why we present topics about navigating everyday life before, during, and after treatment. Learn how to overcome challenges using new skills and resources.

The Power of Journaling During Recovery

Our brains are constantly working regardless of where we are or what we are doing. They work to take in...

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Substance Use: Health of the Mind and Body

We take many things we enjoy in life that we take for granted: our health, good food, meaningful relationships with...

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Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) and Anxiety

Every so often, we all become a little uneasy or slightly worried when we face normal everyday stresses. This feeling...

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OCD Quiz & Guide

Contents OCD Quiz & GuideWhat is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?How is OCD Diagnosed? Various Types of OCDWhat Causes Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?Psychiatric Disorders that Co-Occur...

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The Dangers of Co-Dependency

Healthy relationships are good for mental health. It is good to know that when times get tough, we have people...

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Happiness, Thankfulness, and Learning to Appreciate Existence

What is happiness? According to the Oxford English Dictionary, happiness is “the state of pleasurable contentment of mind; deep pleasure...

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When Mental Worry Becomes Physical: Somatization

There is no question that chronic anxiety and stress can result in various physical and mental health consequences. While anxiety...

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We Want You
to Succeed

Educating yourself about mental health and substance use topics can decrease the risk of complications or relapse. We want you to succeed at regaining control of your life. We design each of our blog posts to provide valuable information about ways to heal and recover.

The more you know, the easier it will be to get the help you need. Learn more about our facility or services by contacting SoCal Mental Health at (888) 627-6225.