Case Study: Stress, Trauma and Substance Abuse

August 4, 2021

Client came to Destination Hope in her mid-twenties from the southern United States where she worked in customer service. She self-reports that the primary factor resulting in her mental health decompensation is due to the combination of stress and trauma. With a history of daily marijuana use, client presented with […]

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Mental Health Counseling and Obesity

July 28, 2021

Obesity has strong connections with mental illness. In fact, adults with depression are 60% more likely to be obese than those without. Anxiety, eating disorders, and stress can all contribute to obesity; contrary to popular opinion – it is not simply a question of willpower. Fighting Obesity with Mental Health […]

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Mental Health Counseling: Five Obstacles We Can Help You Overcome

July 21, 2021

Finding effective mental health counseling may seem simply unreachable. Many obstacles are standing in your way, but we can help you overcome those roadblocks, guiding you along your journey to recovery. Here at Mental Health Center, we understand that every family is in a different situation, so our services are […]

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Case Study: How the Family Affects Treatment Outcomes

We know family involvement in the treatment process increases the probability of a client experiencing a successful outcome. We know this because addiction is a family disease, so naturally the family must be supported as well. Today we discuss the case of a 25 year old female. This client presented […]

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The Turning Point for Clients in Mental Health Treatment

July 14, 2021

Navigating mental health treatment can be a foreign experience for many. Finding the correct team and treatment modality to properly address mental health concerns is an extremely important aspect for a successful road to recovery.

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How Depression is Different in Men and Women

July 7, 2021

Though some symptoms overlap, depression can affect men and women differently. Learning to recognize the symptoms of depression in both genders is crucial to understanding how to help a loved one who is depressed get the help they need. What Is Depression? Clinical depression is often diagnosed for people who meet […]

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Mid-Twenties Client with Cooccurring Mental Illness and Substance Abuse

June 30, 2021

Client was a mid-twenties male from the West Coast. He presented for treatment to address problem areas such as Schizoaffective Disorder, Bipolar Type, with symptoms of rage, anger, physical aggression and substance abuse issues. The client has a history of being administratively discharged from previous treatment centers.  The client reported […]

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Best Treatment Options For PTSD

June 23, 2021

Are you concerned that your loved one might be showing signs of PTSD? We have a list of the best treatment options for loved ones with PTSD.

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Does My Loved One Have An Eating Disorder?

June 16, 2021

If you are aware of eating disorders running in your family, or have noticed any of the following factors occurring in your loved one’s life, they might be suffering from an eating disorder.

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