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.


Addressing Unacknowledged Anger and Aggression

Addressing Unacknowledged Anger and Aggression

Anger and aggression are normal feelings, just like sadness and happiness. When any feeling is avoided or ignored, it can...

Undiagnosed ADHD in Adults

Undiagnosed ADHD in Adults

There are a lot of individuals who live with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). ADHD is commonly diagnosed in children. However, its...

Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Treatments Options

Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Treatments Options

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is much more common than some people may think. This is why so many are living with...


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.

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.

Bipolar Disorder Test and Guide at Socal Mental Health: woman having a bipolar manic episode; left side image of her with her hands covering her face, and right side she is looking down with a sad and distressed look with a hand on her forehead

Bipolar Disorder Self-Test

Find out if you may have bipolar disorder with our bipolar disorder test. SoCal Mental Health’s guide can help with bipolar disorder education.

Woman struggling with complex PTSD in Orange County, California

Complex PTSD Self-Test

Complex PTSD (CPTSD) is a condition that can arise after one or more traumatic events. If you're experiencing symptoms, learn more at SoCal Mental Health today.

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.

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.

trauma bonded Resources

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.

Childhood Trauma Treatment in Orange County, California

Childhood Trauma

Childhood trauma can cause emotional and psychological damage that affects daily life as an adult if gone untreated. Treatment can include therapy & medication.

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.

woman looking into a mirror tucking her short hair behind her ear and having a distorted self-image

Distorted Self-Image

Distorted self-image can occur as a result of mental health disorders, trauma, or bullying. Treatment for underlying mental health conditions can help.

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