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Mental Health

On this page you will find a listing of all Peak View Behavioral Health blog articles in the mental health category.

senior African American couple - woman comforting man - older adults
The Golden Years We like to think of our “golden years” as a time when we can finally relax and enjoy life. We might take up a new hobby. Maybe we’ll travel. We’ll spoil the grandkids. We’ll read the books and watch the movies and eat the food we have been too busy to enjoy....
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young man smiling and talking on phone while at home on couch - loneliness - quarantine
During the COVID-19 public health emergency, many of us have remained shut up in our homes for weeks on end. Maybe we’re under quarantine with a few family members. Maybe we’re home with just our significant other. Maybe we’re cooped up with just our furry and feathered friends to keep us company. Or maybe we’re...
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closeup of mug and journal with writing and drawings - pandemic - anxiety
Without doubt, a global pandemic would occupy a high spot on any list of things that might increase a person’s anxiety. Whether you are staying home to stop the spread of the virus or are working on the front lines in an essential job, it is likely you are experiencing some level of anxiety even...
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distressed young woman on couch at home looking down at phone - substance use and mental health disorders, COVID-19
If you are struggling with substance use and mental health disorders during this public health emergency, you may feel trapped. You may feel trapped in your home. You may feel trapped in an endless string of online meetings. You may feel trapped in a job that makes you feel unsafe at this time. Feeling Boxed...
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young woman working jigsaw puzzle at home - social distancing
Social Distancing By now, we all understand just how important social distancing is to slow the spread of infectious disease. For the first time in living memory, we have largely retreated to our own homes and stayed there as much as possible. And when we have to go out, we are wearing masks and staying...
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senior man with head down - depression
Everyone gets a little sad or blue sometimes. Whether the feeling comes on because of a particular event or is the result of hormonal shifts, most people experience it for a day or two, maybe even a few days. It’s a common emotion. However, when sadness lasts for two weeks or longer, it’s time to...
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