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How to Help Someone with Bipolar Disorder

People with bipolar disorder often face day-to-day lives filled with unpredictable, destabilizing mood swings. In addition, they encounter other issues that can interfere with the ability to maintain a functional daily routine. For these reasons, immediate treatment by trained specialists is critical. At Crossroads, we specialize in treating women with bipolar disorder who also deal…

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What Causes Personality Disorders and How to Get Help

It can be extremely challenging and frustrating for those struggling with a mental health disorder to try and help themselves or a loved one. Identifying and treating mental health issues like personality disorders is of the utmost importance. Like many conditions, personality disorders take different forms, and the symptoms in one person could look different…

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The Connection Between Mental Health and Eating Disorders

Eating disorders can directly affect a person’s mental and physical health. An eating disorder is not a lifestyle choice but a diagnosable mental health disorder. Seeking treatment as early as you can for an eating disorder is the best course of action as this provides the best chance of recovery. A residential eating disorder treatment…

7 Ways Women Can Reduce Stress in Addiction Recovery

Stress can be one of the most significant contributors to addiction and one of the biggest hurdles to recovery, especially among women. Understanding what causes stress and what stress can trigger is integral to a successful recovery from a substance use disorder. While stress is universal, it’s only more intense in those battling addiction. Since…

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How Eating Disorders Can Impact Family Relationships

Recovering from an eating disorder is not easy. But before any treatment can begin, any treatment facility needs to understand what the person dealing with the eating disorder is going through and how their eating disorder has impacted family relationships. So we ask each person entering any treatment to meet with a licensed counselor for…