Man wondering if he has one of the most common psychiatric disorders

3 Most Commonly Diagnosed Psychiatric Disorders

Psychiatric disorders affect millions of adults and children across the U.S. every year. While there are several effective treatment programs available, many people choose to suffer alone or don’t have close access to quality mental health care. Some of the most common psychiatric disorders that people struggle with are treatable through a combination of behavioral…

Three mean in outpatient mental health treatment

Do I Need Outpatient Mental Health Treatment?

Oregon consistently ranks as one of the states with the highest number of mental health cases in the country. Treating depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders requires different levels of treatment that depend on the individual. Outpatient mental health treatment is for those whose symptoms are less severe or who don’t have a serious…

Types of Psychotherapy

Types of Psychotherapy

Mental health disorders and substance abuse problems, combined, affect more than 25% of Americans annually. Mental health and substance abuse disorders are both types of chronic, progressive mental health disorders that continue to get worse until you engage in treatment. Symptoms can make it difficult to meet your personal, employment,, and social obligations. Fortunately, several…

A teenage boy suffering from teen depression

Depression and Drug Abuse in Teens: What You Should Know

Treating teen depression is essential for teens whose symptoms are impacting their development and education. The teenage years can be especially difficult for teens as they grow and experience new sensations and feelings. If they don’t understand their emotions or have difficulty fitting in with others, it can lead to depression, which can negatively impact…

A woman helping a friend understand the signs of eating disorders

How To Recognize Signs of Eating Disorders

There are many types of disordered eating habits, but a diagnosable eating disorder affects the social and occupational functioning of the patient in profound, sometimes life-threatening ways. Eating disorders often begin with the desire to become more attractive, confident, healthy, or in control. An eating disorder involves a pattern of self-inflicted starvation or self-induced vomiting.…