SoCal Mental Health provides resources for mental health disorders and finding recovery with blogs, self-tests, and more. Our topics are related to the treatment of mental health disorders, substance use, and ongoing recovery. Education is vital to finding long-term recovery which is why we present topics that will help with learning more about yourself or your loved one. Learn how to overcome challenges using new skills and resources.


The Power of Journaling During Recovery

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...

OCD Quiz & Guide

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...

Happiness, Thankfulness, and Learning to Appreciate Existence

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...


Generalized Anxiety Disorder Self-Test Orange County

Anxiety Self-Test

Do you have generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)? Try this anxiety self-assessment to find out how your symptoms add up according to official DSM-5 criteria.

depression self-test

Depression Self-Test

Have you felt sad and hopeless lately? Try this depression self-assessment to find out how your symptoms add up according to official DSM-5 criteria.

High-Functioning BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder) Orange County, CA Self-test & Guide

Borderline Personality Disorder Self-Test

Discover if you may have high-functioning BPD with our borderline personality disorder self-test. SoCal Mental Health's guide can help with BPD education.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder OCD Quiz and Guide Orange County, CA

OCD Self-Test & Guide

Discover if you or your loved one may have OCD with our OCD quiz. SoCal Mental Health’s guide can help with obsessive-compulsive disorder education.

Smartphone Addiction Treatment in Orange County CA

Smartphone Addiction Quiz

Do you have smartphone addiction? Take SoCal Mental Health's Smartphone Addiction test to learn if you may have a problematic smartphone usage disorder.

Mental Health Resources

Antidepressant Medication Guide & Risks

Antidepressant Guide

Depression is commonly treated with antidepressant medication. Explore the different options for antidepressants and possible side effects of each medication.

Breaking a Trauma Bond

Trauma bonding is a response to abuse and toxic relationships. These kind of relationships can be addictive, but with therapy the cycle of abuse can be stopped.

Doomscrolling and its affect on mental health SoCal Mental Health Orange County

Doomscrolling & Mental Health

Doomscrolling has become a serious issue since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how to stop and reduce these behaviors and increase your mental health.

Food & Mental Wellness

Food & Mental Wellness

What you eat and how you eat can affect your mental health. Read here to explore the connection between food and mental wellness.

Helping a Loved One with Mental Health in Orange County, Ca

How to Help a Loved One with Their Mental Health

Learning the signs, causes, and risk factors for different types of mental health disorders increases the chances of helping a struggling loved one.

Practicing Self-Care

Managing Depression with Self-Care

Depression can be a challenging mental health disorder but practicing self-care can help with managing depression symptoms and finding recovery.

Sports & Mental Health in Southern California

Sports & Mental Health

Athletes commonly struggle with sports & mental health challenges or disorders. Stress from competition and perfectionism can lead to mental health disorders.