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Depression Treatment Is Available

Many people do not realize that depression is a real thing. When a person is going through true depression they can hear things like, "oh just get over it," or "it will pass." To be honest many people that give this type of advice do not know what true depression is. If you have been sad for an extended period of time, or you have not felt any motivation to do the things you usually love you could have depression.   Read More...

Can You Benefit From Christian Drug Or Alcohol Rehab If You're Agnostic?

Whether you grew up in the church and have fallen away in recent years or have always self-identified as agnostic or atheist, you probably don't give much thought to seeking out religious programs or gatherings at this point in your life. However, if you're struggling with drug or alcohol addiction and feel you've hit rock bottom, you may find that many of the rehabilitation centers available in your area seem to cater to those who desire a religious component to their recovery process.   Read More...

Name-Calling Is Not Normal: Understanding the Signs of Emotional Abuse in Your Marriage

Unfortunately, marriage is not always the fairy tale you dreamed of as a little girl. From the reality of living together to the stresses of work and finances, it is easy to see how marriage can become overwhelming. While arguing is a normal part of a relationship, your spouse should never berate, belittle, or threaten you. Considering an estimated 35 percent of married women or women in a common-law marriage have experienced emotional abuse, learning the signs of this non-physical problem is smart.   Read More...

What You Need To Know About Anger If You Have PTSD

If you or a loved one suffers from PTSD (or any other anxiety disorder) you may deal with a lot of anger issues. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, anger is a common response to trauma. It's well known that anger can affect relationships, but it can also cause increased heart rate and diastolic blood pressure, which can lead to heart disease. Therefore, anger management is crucial to better relationships and better health.   Read More...

Can a History of Counseling Affects Your Application as an International Aid Volunteer?

If you are thinking about applying to volunteer with an international aid organization, especially one sponsored by the U.S. government, you may be required to disclose your medical history as part of your application. If you have a history of psychiatric counseling, you may wonder what you have to disclose and how it will affect your chances of approval.  Know What You Have to Disclose  When you are filling out a full medical history, you may wonder when you have to include counseling and whether you should include short amounts of counseling that could easily be left out without penalty.   Read More...