Lifeskills Mental Health Resources

Is Self-Harming Addictive?

Most of us are aware of the more common addictive substances and behaviors. Gambling, shopping, working, internet, or social media

Treatment Methods

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Mental Health

Why Should I Choose a Treatment Center Over Alternative Medicine?

Alternative therapeutic approaches have grown increasingly popular over the past decade. Offerings like equine therapy, reiki, acupuncture, and yoga have made their way into many ...
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Depression

How Does Cognitive Remediation Therapy Help with Depression?

Depression is a serious condition. It affects millions yearly, and most research has shown that it impacts almost 3.8% of the world’s population.[1] As such, ...
Treatment Methods

How is DBT Different From CBT?

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) are two primary therapeutic modalities. CBT is one of the most commonly used approaches in therapy ...

Mental Health

Bipolar Disorder

Coping with Mania: How to Recognize and Respond

Bipolar disorder is a serious mental health disorder that causes drastic shifts in mood, activity, ...
Mental Health

Supporting Your Mental Health: The Surprising Benefits of Writing in a Journal

Millions of people struggle with mental health disorders every year. According to the National Survey ...
Mental Health

Anxiety and Panic Disorder vs. Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States. More than 40 ...

Testimonials

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Addiction/Substance Abuse

Breaking Free from Darkness: Jordan’s Lifeskills Journey

Meet Jordan, a Lifeskills alumni, who courageously shares his remarkable journey of transformation. From a place of despair, Jordan found hope, healing, and a renewed ...
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Mental Health

Anna’s Journey of Transformation with Lifeskills Treatment Center

Discovering Lifeskills: A Glimmer of Hope Before coming to Lifeskills, Anna’s life was a whirlwind of turmoil and distress. While pursuing her master’s degree, she ...
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Bipolar Disorder

Sarah’s Testimonial: Overcoming the Shadows of Bipolar Disorder

Growing up is not a simple process. Whether you are aware of it or not, as you age you are accumulating both positive and negative ...

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Anxiety Disorders

Could Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Trigger Your Anxiety?

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It is characterized by a pattern of unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and ...
Anxiety Disorders

Managing a Panic Attack: Identifying 5 Common Anxiety Triggers

Anxiety attacks are an unnerving part of living with an anxiety disorder. More often than not, an overwhelming situation or experience occurs that triggers anxious ...
Bipolar Disorder

Coping with Mania: How to Recognize and Respond

Bipolar disorder is a serious mental health disorder that causes drastic shifts in mood, activity, and energy levels. It consists of two distinct mood episodes: ...
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Awareness & Advocacy

Is Self-Harming Addictive?

Most of us are aware of the more common addictive substances and behaviors. Gambling, shopping, working, internet, or social media use, are just some examples ...
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Awareness & Advocacy

What Does It Feel Like Having OCD?

It isn’t always easy to understand a friend or family member with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Many people with loved ones who have the condition wonder, “What ...
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Addiction/Substance Abuse

Breaking Free from Darkness: Jordan’s Lifeskills Journey

Meet Jordan, a Lifeskills alumni, who courageously shares his remarkable journey of transformation. From a place of despair, Jordan found hope, healing, and a renewed ...
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