Comprehensive & Compassionate Behavioral Health Services in Northern California
    • Is My Teenager Using Drugs?

      Signs Your Adolescent Child May Be Using Drugs Is your teen behaving suspiciously, as if they are hiding something? Do they spend a lot of time behind closed doors? Have you witnessed uncharacteristic ...

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    • How to Talk with Your Child About Cutting and Self-Harm

      The American Academy of Pediatrics reports that teenagers and young adults who engage in self-harm are 25% more likely than their peers to die by suicide within the following year. If your child is ...

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    • Parenting a Child Through a Mental Health Crisis

      Given the deeply personal nature of our relationships, many parents are at a loss for what to do when their child displays signs of mental illness or experiences a mental health crisis. No matter ...

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    • Is Your Drinking Harming Your Family?

      How to Know if Your Alcohol Use Is Affecting Your Family Life It is often very challenging to admit that substance use is creating problems until the damage is undeniable—but you do not have to wait ...

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    • Is it Time to Seek Behavioral Health Treatment?

      Signs You May Benefit from Mental Health Care Unfortunately, many people do not turn to mental or behavioral health care until they have hit rock bottom. Behavioral health treatment can be ...

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    • Tips for Parenting an Adolescent with Anxiety

      Where Does Anxiety Come From? Anxiety is the body’s natural response to stressful situations, and being nervous or anxious in some situations or seasons of life is merely a part of the human ...

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    • Can Morning Rituals Calm Anxiety?

      While you might brush your teeth every morning before starting the day, you might not have a precise morning routine to rely on. For some, creating a morning ritual has helped them cope with the ...

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    • Benefits of Partial Hospitalization

      What Is Partial Hospitalization? Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP) provide intensive care for people experiencing acute behavioral health issues. As the name suggests, recipients receive care for ...

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    • What is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and How Does It Help?

      What Is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy? Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a specialized program designed to serve individuals who have difficult-to-treat health issues, helping them reestablish ...

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    • Is My Teenager Using Drugs?

      Signs Your Adolescent Child May Be Using Drugs Is your teen behaving suspiciously, as if they are hiding something? Do they spend a lot of time behind closed doors? Have you witnessed uncharacteristic ...

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    • Is Group Therapy the Right Fit For Me?

      Myths and Facts About Group Therapy Many people steer away from group therapy because they do not understand it. This is not surprising, given the number of misleading or unappealing caricatures of ...

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    • Does Sunlight Help with Anxiety?

      Scientists have been studying the connection between anxiety and sunlight, finding in many cases, that sunlight levels are linked to anxiety and possibly panic disorder. While there have already been ...

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    • How to Talk with Your Child About Cutting and Self-Harm

      The American Academy of Pediatrics reports that teenagers and young adults who engage in self-harm are 25% more likely than their peers to die by suicide within the following year. If your child is ...

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    • Is it Time to Seek Behavioral Health Treatment?

      Signs You May Benefit from Mental Health Care Unfortunately, many people do not turn to mental or behavioral health care until they have hit rock bottom. Behavioral health treatment can be ...

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    • What if Antidepressants Don't Work for Me?

      You may have to test out a few different treatment options before finding an effective remedy for your depression. With the availability of multiple medications, therapy techniques, and potential root ...

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    • What is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and How Does It Help?

      What Is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy? Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a specialized program designed to serve individuals who have difficult-to-treat health issues, helping them reestablish ...

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    • How Group Therapy Supports Recovery

      Common Misconceptions About Group Therapy You’ve probably seen at least one sitcom or movie in which group therapy is depicted as awkward, perfunctory, and less than helpful. Such misrepresentation ...

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    • Is My Teenager Using Drugs?

      Signs Your Adolescent Child May Be Using Drugs Is your teen behaving suspiciously, as if they are hiding something? Do they spend a lot of time behind closed doors? Have you witnessed uncharacteristic ...

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    • The Use of Marijuana & Rehab

      Undoubtedly, the 2016 election brought to light many controversial issues that face our nation. One of those matters involved the discussion of whether or not marijuana should be decriminalized. ...

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    • Benefits of Gratitude for Your Mental Health

      Gratitude Changes the Way You Relate to the World Around You Gratitude is an often-undervalued component of a positive worldview and a greater degree of mental and emotional health. Choosing to ...

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    • How Tapping into "Wise Mind" Improves Mental & Emotional Health

      What Is Wise Mind? Wise Mind is a concept fundamental to Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). It is the balanced part of the person that comprises intuition and knowledge, also known as the ...

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    • Why Some Psychiatric Drugs Don't Work as Well as Others

      Factors that Hinder the Effectiveness of Psychiatric Drugs Anyone who has been treated for a psychiatric disorder knows how challenging it can be to find a medication that works. Sometimes all it ...

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    • Is My Teenager Using Drugs?

      Signs Your Adolescent Child May Be Using Drugs Is your teen behaving suspiciously, as if they are hiding something? Do they spend a lot of time behind closed doors? Have you witnessed uncharacteristic ...

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    • Parenting a Child Through a Mental Health Crisis

      Given the deeply personal nature of our relationships, many parents are at a loss for what to do when their child displays signs of mental illness or experiences a mental health crisis. No matter ...

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    • 3 Ways Family Therapy Improves Behavioral Health Treatment

      Mental health challenges neither occur in a vacuum nor heal in a vacuum. People experiencing behavioral health challenges may not realize how powerfully their mental health struggle is affecting their ...

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    • How to Support a Loved One During Recovery

      Substance use problems are often a sensitive subject among friends and families, and most people aren’t sure how to talk about it, much less provide practical support for the affected person. ...

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    • Tips for Making Your Home Conducive to Sobriety

      How to Minimize Triggers at Home Whether you are working through an outpatient substance use program or living in a residential treatment facility, your home environment can be a triggering space if ...

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    • Local Spotlight on Running Brave: The Race to End Suicide

      On March 31, 2018, the Therapeutic Solutions team will be at One Mile Recreation Area for Running Brave Chico: The Race to End Suicide , as volunteers, runners, and a resource for the community. Here ...

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    • May Is Mental Health Month

      May is Mental Health Month, and we believe it is important to talk about the behavioral patterns that increase the risks of developing mental illnesses. From drug use to extreme exercise, we take a ...

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    • When Substance Use Becomes Problematic (And What to Do About It)

      Drug and Alcohol Use Can Quickly Become a Life-Threatening Problem Many people use substances occasionally or in small amounts. However, it is not uncommon for use to increase over time and escalate ...

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    • Signs You May Be Struggling with Alcohol Use

      Behavioral Health Care & Therapy in Northern California If you’re reading this, it may be time to get help. Many people wait until their alcohol consumption spirals out of control to admit they have a ...

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    • Is My Teenager Using Drugs?

      Signs Your Adolescent Child May Be Using Drugs Is your teen behaving suspiciously, as if they are hiding something? Do they spend a lot of time behind closed doors? Have you witnessed uncharacteristic ...

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    • Can Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Help with PTSD

      Can Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Help with PTSD? What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a condition that makes it very challenging for affected ...

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    • Tips for Parenting an Adolescent with Anxiety

      Where Does Anxiety Come From? Anxiety is the body’s natural response to stressful situations, and being nervous or anxious in some situations or seasons of life is merely a part of the human ...

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    • Is Electroconvulsive Therapy Safe?

      Despite its consistent positive effects, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) gets a bad rap. The practice began in the 1940s and, in its early days, caused injury, memory loss, and brain damage for ...

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    • Can Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Help with PTSD

      Can Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Help with PTSD? What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a condition that makes it very challenging for affected ...

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