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Distressed girl wondering if it is normal to have suicidal thoughts

Is It Normal to Have Suicidal Thoughts? Knowing When to Reach Out

We all have startling thoughts from time to time. These thoughts may be grim and cover disturbing subjects that we wouldn’t want to bring up at the dinner table. While a fleeting thought about suicide is something that everyone has probably experienced at some point in their lives, more frequent thoughts about suicide are a...
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Can Weed Cause Psychosis? Here’s What Experts Say

Recent research has shown a link between marijuana use and psychosis – both acute and chronic. While using the drug, people may experience an acute form of psychosis that can be very distressing. In this case, weed can bring hallucinations, yet the experience subsides quickly. However, heavy marijuana use has also been shown to make...
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Young woman with mental illness getting comforted and educated about when mental illness starts

At What Age Does Mental Illness Start?

Do most people develop a mental illness as a child? In their 20s? Or much later in life? While mental illness can begin at any age, some statistics show that mental illness most often begins by age 14. However, the onset of mental illness can vary greatly depending on the condition. Could you have a...
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Concerned mom talking with daughter about what to do about self harm

My Loved One Is Hurting Themselves: A Guide to Seeking Help for Self-Harm

Learning that a family member or friend is hurting themselves can be a startling discovery, and you might not know what to do next. Should you confront the situation? Should you get outside help? Are you overacting? Here are some common reasons people self-harm and a guide on how to help them. If someone you...
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Woman sitting near window with hands over face wondering can grief cause mental illness

Can Grief Cause Mental Illness? Hope for Those Who Can’t Stop Grieving

Grief and loss can uproot your life, making every day feel hopeless and bleak. In some people, grief can persist or act as a trigger for the onset of mental illness. Here’s a look at the grieving process, types of grief, and mental health challenges that may come. Are you fighting depression after the loss...
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Is Mental Health Genetic

Is Mental Health Genetic?

Some mental health conditions run in families, which has long been known. Research based on family, adoption, and twin studies has contributed significantly to treatment offered by an Ohio mental hospital. If one identical twin develops schizophrenia, the other twin has a 50% risk of having the condition as well. Researchers are looking at the...
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Using Ohio Mental Health Hotlines: Do I Need Help?

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, people have faced increased stress and mental health issues. And one of the services that have helped people deal with these stressors has been Ohio mental health hotlines. These services provide quick, immediate support for individuals who need help in a crisis. But are they right for you? Today, we’ll be...
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Mental Illness is Common, The Best Mental Health Hospital in Ohio Can Help

Mental illness is common. In 2019 over 20 percent of American adults experienced mental illness, a number that is expected to increase due to ongoing Coronavirus stressors. Given this, access to quality mental health care continues to be important. The best mental health hospital in Ohio will strive to reach all populations struggling with mental...
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Best Mental Health Hospitals in Ohio

Best Mental Health Hospitals in Ohio

Finding the best mental health hospitals in Ohio can feel overwhelming at first. Whether it’s for yourself or for a loved one, choosing the right inpatient and/or outpatient care center is extremely important to the healing process. Georgetown Behavioral Hospital provides mental health and co-occurring substance use disorder treatment services to southern Ohio and the...
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