How Athletes are Affected by Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders
Adolescents and young adults who play high school and college sports face unique stressors that can leave them vulnerable to developing substance use and mental [...]
The Top Signs Your Teen Needs a Partial Hospitalization Program
Your teenager might require a partial hospitalization program if they begin exhibiting certain signs, such as if they completed a residential treatment plan; are being discharged from an inpatient program; are struggling to develop or maintain daily responsibilities; or have relapsed multiple times.
The Why and How Bullying Occurs and Its Effects on Your Teen
The effects of bullying on mental health include increased anxiety, depression, attention problems, trauma and so on.
Partial Hospitalization Program: What it is, Who it’s For, Why it’s Used
A partial hospitalization program is a structured treatment program for individuals struggling with a mental health disorder, substance use disorder or dual diagnosis.
Long and Short Term Effects of Grief on Mental Health
The short term effects of grief on mental health through the five stages of grief, like self-isolation, anxiety, negative mood and failure to find enjoyment in life.
Teen Mental Health Issues 101: What to Look For and What You Can Do
If you’re worried about mental health issues in your child, you’ll want to look for signs like low energy, decrease in enjoyment and self-isolation.
Understanding and Improving Overall Wellness
You can promote wellness by protecting your sleep, exercising daily, getting fresh air and sunshine, developing healthy coping mechanisms and maintaining social relationships.
High Focus Centers Opens Outpatient Treatment Program in Farmington, Connecticut
ALTOONA, PA – July 20, 2022 – High Focus Centers announced today the opening of an outpatient treatment program in Farmington, Connecticut for adolescents ages [...]
How Minority Communities are Affected by Trauma and Stressor Disorders
Understanding the link between racial discrimination and mental health, plus risk factors for minority populations like generational stress and exposure to trauma.
Are LGBTQ+ Individuals More Prone to Substance Use?
Social stigmas, discrimination and harrassment put LGBTQ+ people at a greater risk of addiction and other mental health issues than heterosexual and cisgender individuals.