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Category Archives: Mental Health

The Four Main Types of Social Support

Social support is one of the pillars of a successful recovery for individuals who have persistent mental illness and those with substance abuse issues. As a provider of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services in Dundalk, Maryland, this is something that we will always stand behind and promote. At our PRP Learning Center of Baltimore, we brief the … Continue reading

Overcoming PTSD: Facts and Symptoms

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) develops when an event occurs that threatens the safety of the victim. It is usually associated with cases of people who have experienced rape or war. According to the Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS), the symptoms of PTSD come in categories, such as: Avoidance Re-experiencing Symptoms Arousal Symptoms Cognitive … Continue reading

Women Battling with Depression

This Mental Health Month, we raise awareness about the prevalent mental illnesses in our country. One common mental illness is Depression. Although people of all genders and sexualities suffer from mental illness, women are twice as likely to develop clinical depression, according to WebMD. Nearly two-thirds are unable to get the help they need. If … Continue reading

End the Year Stress-Free

The end of the year has come, and somehow, it has gotten even more stressful with everyone, even businesses, keeping up with the holiday rush. Your boss might be telling you to finish a huge amount of work, and you may not be able to keep up. With the overwhelming burden you feel, stress may … Continue reading

Coping with Loss Due to Suicide

Coping with the loss of a loved one, especially when the person took away his or her own life, can be very devastating. As a provider of psychiatric rehabilitation services in Dundalk, Maryland, we suggest a few coping strategies from The Mayo Clinic you can apply to help you come to terms with your loss: … Continue reading

Why Romanticizing Mental Illness Should No Longer Be Edgy

Nowadays, people think throwing around suicide jokes is cool, or find it funny to use the term “bipolar” even if it’s just a minor mood swing. Why though? Suicide is one of the top leading causes of death, and some of the people who committed any crime have been diagnosed with a severe mental condition. … Continue reading