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Common PTSD Triggers

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a complex mental health condition in which a person feels intense panic and fear when encountering various experiences, people, or thoughts that somehow relate to a previous traumatic experience. PTSD triggers are the things that create that intense memory or flashback. Learning about these triggers can help to develop strategies…

common anxiety medications

Common Anxiety Medications

Anxiety is a natural emotion that helps a person react appropriately to situations that cause stress and discomfort when regulated by the body and brain. For some people, anxiety becomes uncontrollable and interferes with daily life. That’s when treatment with anxiety medications may help. Our team at Serenity House Detox Houston can offer help with…

Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is one of the more debilitating mental health disorders. It can occur in anyone but typically becomes evident in the teenage years and adulthood. A person with this condition has manic highs and feelings of depression that are much more dramatic. Recognizing the symptoms of bipolar disorder can help a person understand when…

childhood trauma

Dealing with Childhood Trauma

Childhood trauma can impact your future as an adult in many ways. If you had a traumatic childhood, where you were always dealing with stressful situations, you are at a higher risk of substance abuse and other addictions. At Serenity House Detox Houston, we work with people trying to overcome childhood trauma and an addiction…

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How to Get PTSD Treatment Options

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health issue caused by experiencing or witnessing a distressing event. Some of these incidences include a terrorist attack, war, sexual violence, a loved one’s death, and a tragic accident. People suffering from this condition may find it challenging to adjust to their everyday life for some time, but…

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Dealing with Schizophrenic Disorder

Schizophrenic disorder, or schizophrenia, is a mental health issue that affects thinking and controlling emotions. It can also impact decision making and how a person feels and behaves when interacting with others. Seeking treatment and learning how to manage the condition can help you avoid some symptoms and improve your well-being. Serenity House Detox Houston…

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Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Without mental health treatment and appropriate interventions, bipolar disorder gets worse. It is not uncommon for people with bipolar disorder to engage in risqué or thrill-seeking behavior in their highs or attempt self-harm in their lows. However, it is possible to manage this condition with a combination of medication, psychotherapy, healthy living, and regularized schedules.…

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Exercise Improves Mental Health

Did you know that exercise and mental health are closely related? If you’ve ever gone for a run, took a brisk walk, or did some strength training exercises, you probably felt much happier afterward. Millions of people suffer from mental health disorders in the United States and around the world. From depression to anxiety to…

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World Mental Health Day

As we get ready to recognize World Mental Health Day on October 10th, it’s the ideal time to also reflect on all the reasons to take care of yourself. By proactively practicing self-care, you can ensure your mental health stays intact as you face turbulent times ahead. Whether you’ve faced mental health challenges in the…

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How Talk Therapy Impacts Recovery

Human beings have misused drugs for thousands of years. Past civilizations have had cures and interventions for alcoholism and drug abuse, although some weren’t effective. In the 1990s, addiction therapy shifted towards evidence-based treatments. People who are suffering from drug or substance addictions need more than just detoxification and medical interventions. Therapy, specifically talk therapy,…