Blog

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.

When a Friend or Loved One Interferes With Your Recovery

 We all have relatives and friends who overshare, over-indulge, over-compensate, and overstep our privacy boundaries. Overstepping may sometimes thwart our...

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When the Pursuit of Happiness Seems Elusive, Can Therapy Help?

"Happiness is the meaning and purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence." – Aristotle. Aristotle knew how...

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Is Your Gambling Out of Control?

Are you preoccupied with the thought of your next gambling adventure? Have you spent money on gambling instead of paying...

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Why Vacations Are So Important to Our Well-Being

Earl Wilson once said, "A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you've been taking."...

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PTSD vs PTSI

Most people usually confuse post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and Post-Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI). However, PTSD is a mental health condition...

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Bipolar Disorder Test and Guide

Contents Self-Test What is Bipolar Disorder? Bipolar Symptoms Types of Bipolar Disorders Risk Factors of Bipolar Treatments Bipolar Disorder Guide...

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The Elderly: Forgotten, Dismissed, and the Associated Mental Health Issues

We can learn a lot from our seniors. But, of course, some of us are already seniors. We can attest...

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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.