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How to Pick the Right Outpatient Treatment for You

One of the major benefits of mental health outpatient services is that there are many treatment options to choose from. This enables patients to receive personalized care that adapts to their unique needs and challenges. As a result, outpatient care looks different for everyone. Factors influencing the outpatient care you receive include the severity [...]

2023-11-27T09:15:45-05:00November 24th, 2023|Addiction, Trauma|

What Is Mental Health Outpatient Therapy?

Mental health conditions are becoming more common in the US. The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that over one in five Americans live with a mental health condition. The good news, though, is that as mental health conversations become less stigmatized more people seek out treatment options.If you live with mental illness, you may [...]

2023-11-10T19:23:33-05:00November 10th, 2023|Addiction, Trauma|

Eight Benefits of Outpatient Mental Health Programs

If you are struggling with your mental health or with addiction, you may feel like you’re in the dark. You want to seek help, but you’re not sure outpatient therapy is the right path for you. Old Vineyard Behavioral Health Services is here to let you know that you are not alone. Outpatient mental [...]

2023-11-15T12:55:28-05:00November 10th, 2023|Addiction, Trauma|

The Unfortunate Connection Between Childhood Trauma and Addiction in Adulthood

The ongoing accumulation of addiction research offers a more thorough understanding of addiction. However, while we know more now than ever before, we continue to look for answers, particularly when it comes to addiction development and susceptibility. Studies have approached the search for variables that could be responsible for the development of addiction from [...]

2021-07-12T13:32:20-04:00October 19th, 2020|Addiction, Trauma|

How Do I Know If It’s PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress disorder can happen to anybody. Sometimes people that struggle with the stress disorder struggle to identify if they have it. Whether they see the signs in themselves or someone they love, they cannot correctly diagnose the issue. Many people recognize the trauma, but they are not certain that it is PTSD. This [...]

2021-06-28T16:43:37-04:00October 19th, 2020|Trauma|

Understanding PTSD

What is PTSD? When many people think about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD for short, they often picture soldiers that are returning from war. During their time in that environment, many of the soldiers picked up physical wounds and scars. Even more, though, come back with mental wounds that can’t be seen. These [...]

2020-10-19T11:28:29-04:00October 19th, 2020|Trauma|

Types of PTSD and Stress Disorders

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental health diagnosis that affects about 4-10% of the US adult population. While many people associate PTSD with soldiers returning home from war, the disorder can affect many more people.  PTSD occurs when a person experiences a trauma that causes severe personal distress and anxiety. It can happen to [...]

2020-10-19T11:26:42-04:00October 19th, 2020|Addiction, Trauma|

10 Things You Should Know About Dual Diagnosis Treatment

The term “dual diagnosis” refers to someone dealing with a drug or alcohol addiction and a co-occurring mental health condition. The issues often present together because drugs and alcohol are used by some in an attempt to self-medicate the symptoms of an undiagnosed mental illness (from bipolar or anxiety to PTSD, trauma or depression) [...]

2020-10-09T12:43:23-04:00February 25th, 2020|Addiction|

Treating Addiction Like Any Other Disease

By Pat Matuszak A teenage boy lies in a hospital bed with IV tubes attached to his arm. His scalp and eyebrows are missing hair — signs of chemotherapy. He looks worried as he focuses his eyes from one of his frowning parents to the other then drops his gaze as if expecting trouble. [...]

2020-10-09T12:45:57-04:00February 25th, 2020|Addiction|
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