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September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month - Amend Treatment

This month is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Understanding suicidality and being able to recognize and address it at home and within our communities is important, especially among our most vulnerable groups. The topic of suicide has, unfortunately, become more relevant in recent years, as 2021 and 2022 both mark an uptick in self-harm and…

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Embracing a Holistic Approach to Mental Health

Embracing a Holistic Approach to Mental Health - Amend Treatment

Amend Treatment utilizes a holistic approach to mental health. But what does that mean? To us, a holistic approach to mental health refers to a multidimensional path toward patient well-being. It means exploring the sum of the parts in each case and employing a variety of concurrent, collaborative treatment methods. Collaborative, in the sense that…

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How to Stop Negative Thoughts Related to Trauma  

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Experiencing a traumatic event can leave you with feelings of fear, physical reactions to triggers, and emotional numbness. And it is no secret that having to carry around the heavy feelings and emotions related to the trauma can be overwhelming.     Life, however, doesn’t stop. And facing daily tasks and responsibilities as if everything is…

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5 Things to Know About BIPOC Mental Health Month 

BIPOC Mental Health Month - Amend Treatment

July is BIPOC Mental Health Month. While we are making strides as a country in trying to reduce the stigma associated with mental health, we still have a long way to go.     Members that fall within the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color communities have stress and trauma that are directly related to their…

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Embracing Culture, Community, and Connection in Mental Health

Embracing Culture, Community, and Connection in mental health - amend treatment

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, representing an opportunity to highlight the intersectionality between race and mental health, the importance of community and culture in addressing and alleviating the effects of stigma on receiving proper healthcare, and the importance of fostering and nurturing connections in and outside of treatment.   There are still…

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Nurturing Your Mental Health This Summer

Nurturing Your Mental Health This Summer - Amend Treatment

This summer is the perfect time to recharge, reconnect, and rejuvenate in nature. Soak in the sun and enjoy the benefits of the great outdoors. A breath of fresh air and a little vitamin D can go a long way, both physically and mentally. But taking advantage of the summer air is easier said than…

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5 Signs You’re Healing from Trauma 

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Signs you’re healing from trauma — Trauma appears in many different forms, such as physical or sexual assault, natural disasters, accidents/hospitalizations, witnessing a stressful event, loss of a loved one, and so forth. Going through terrifying or stressful experiences like these may leave emotional or psychological scarring.     It doesn’t take long for the…

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Beyond the Rainbow: Recognizing Mental Health During Pride Month

Beyond the Rainbow: Recognizing Mental Health During Pride Month - Amend Treatment

Pride Month is about celebrating the community’s achievements in the face of continuing challenges, and about asserting the LGBTQ+ community’s basic human rights, right to respect, and equal representation. To us here at Amend Treatment, it’s also about highlighting the importance of mutual support in mental health, and the importance of equitable mental healthcare. We…

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Benefits of Yoga for Mental Health

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Yoga has been around for thousands of years and is a practice that restores balance within the body. Today, many people have made yoga part of their routine due to the positive impact of yoga for mental health on their lives.     Physically, yoga can increase flexibility and strength. It can tone muscles and…

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