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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.

female executive holding yoga mat and sneakers while she takes a call on cell phone - burnout
Making a Living Our jobs can be sources of great satisfaction in our lives. If you have built a successful career doing work you find meaningful, you are on the right track. And if that work also gives you an opportunity to collaborate with people whose company you enjoy, even better. But let’s face it:...
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group of older adults in group therapy - outpatient
Finding the Right Fit While inpatient treatment is an effective option for addressing substance use and mental health disorders, it is not right for everyone or every situation. There are any number of reasons—work or education responsibilities, childcare needs, and more—that entering a treatment facility for an extended stay may not be feasible. Fortunately, Peak...
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stunning Colorado landscape - Garden of the Gods - Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs is located in one of the most beautiful settings to be found anywhere. But when you are struggling with a mental health disorder or a substance use disorder, it can be easy to not see all of the natural beauty nearby. In fact, those struggling with things like depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress...
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man sitting outdoors during winter - seasonal affective disorder
The days are getting shorter, and we are spending more time in the dark. It is dark when we get up in the morning and dark when we come home at night. If it happens to be a grey day, it can seem like we won’t ever see the sun again. Seasonal Affective Disorder For...
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small green plant growing up through crack in concrete - resilience
“A good half of the art of living is resilience.” So says philosopher Alain de Botton, and we think he is on to something. Resilience is an essential trait—especially for someone addressing a mental health disorder or working hard to maintain their sobriety after treatment. But what exactly does it mean to be resilient? And...
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woman's hand forming the shape of a heart against a bright red background - values
Choosing where to seek treatment for mental health disorders, substance use disorders, or a combination of the two is an important decision. It can be a challenging one, too. There is a whole range of issues to be considered—from payment options to whether or not the facility is committed to a continuum of care. These...
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smiling man in therapy session with smiling female counselor - cognitive behavioral therapy
Sometimes a word or phrase isn’t very specific. Take, for example, “football game.” Is it a professional football game? A college game—and if so, in what conference and division? A high school game? Are we sure we’re talking about American football? Or could we be talking about arena football? Or Canadian football? Or soccer? Therapy...
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You Are Not Alone - NAMI Suicide Prevention graphic
First Things First If you or someone you know is in an emergency, call The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or call 911 immediately. September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month—and unfortunately, there is plenty to be aware of. The statistics surrounding suicide are stark. Here is just a partial list from the National...
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dogs jumping on woman volunteer at animal shelter - boredom
We all get bored from time to time. We all have those moments when absolutely nothing seems like fun. We get tired of the daily grind, we don’t have any good ideas for breaking out of our cycle, and even the things we know we enjoy somehow just aren’t very appealing. Generally speaking, the feeling...
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person holding mug of coffee and writing in journal while sitting outdoors - journaling
Have you ever considered keeping a journal? Maybe you like the idea but don’t have time. Maybe you connect journaling with a young person’s diary, describing their latest crushes and drawing little hearts over each and every letter lowercase i. Or maybe you picture some hipster sitting in a coffee bar writing down their latest...
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