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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.

Who Is at Risk for Developing an Addiction?

Addiction is a chronic condition characterized by compulsive drug seeking and using behavior. Addiction is a brain disorder that causes...

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Sports & Mental Health

Contents Sports PsychiatryHow Do Sports Affect Mental Health?The Athletic PersonalitySexuality & Gender IssuesBullying in SportsPain & InjuriesSigns of Mental Health...

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What Is a Dual Diagnosis?

A dual diagnosis, also known as a co-occurring condition, is when a mental health disorder and substance use disorder occur...

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The Benefits of Transitional Residential Care

Mental health and addiction recovery treatment may seem like an overwhelming experience for those that have not received professional support...

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The Causes of PTSD

Dealing with trauma is not uncommon. It is subjective and affects every person differently. While the impact of trauma may...

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How to Break a Trauma Bond

Contents What is a Trauma Bond?Signs of a Trauma BondStages of Trauma BondingHow to Leave a Trauma Bonded RelationshipLong-Term Healing...

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What Is the Humanistic Therapy Treatment Approach?

Mental health treatment is becoming increasingly individualized for clients. This is significant because it means treatment centers acknowledge that not...

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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.