Mental Health: When Should I Seek Professional Help?

October 12, 2022

Everyone experiences mental health obstacles in their lives. It is important to put your mental health first and take the time to heal from whatever you are going through, but it is also crucial to know when the right time is to seek professional help.  According to the Substance Abuse…

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Understanding Suicidal Thoughts and Warning Signs

September 29, 2022

Not all warning signs of suicide are easy to pinpoint, and they can often be subtle. However, having the ability to spot the warning signs may lead to a loved one or friend getting the professional help they need. The important thing to know is suicide can be prevented, and…

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What Recovery Services Are Best for Me?

September 7, 2022

September is National Recovery Month. If you or a loved one are struggling with Substance Use Disorder (SUD), Seneca Health Services can help. If you or someone you know finds yourself looking for help but aren’t sure where to begin, we hope this blog can be a resource to find…

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Managing Stress During the School Year

August 24, 2022

Do you start out each school year optimistically excited, yet you struggle to find motivation by the end because of stress? If so, you’re not alone. According to the Mayo Clinic, up to 44% of college students report having symptoms of depression and anxiety. Developing some healthy habits is an…

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Understanding Burnout

August 10, 2022

Have you felt like you have nothing more to give? Burnout happens to everyone at some point or another.  What Is Burnout? Burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. It occurs when you feel overwhelmed, emotionally drained, and unable to meet…

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Understanding PTSD: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

June 8, 2022

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is often linked to military officials and soldiers but broadly affects a variety of individuals. Someone experiencing a traumatic event may have difficulty adjusting to their “new normal” and coping with past stress, but it is possible to find relief with time and self-care.  Are you…

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Understanding Schizophrenia: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

May 25, 2022

Schizophrenia is a mental illness that affects how someone thinks, feels, and behaves. Relatively severe cases may result in hallucinations, delusions, disorganized speech, and trouble thinking.  Sadly, schizophrenia makes life difficult and can leave a person feeling hopeless. Learn more about schizophrenia and potential treatments below. What is Schizophrenia and…

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5 Common Misconceptions About Suicide and Understanding the Real Facts

May 12, 2022

Content Warning: Suicide, Self-Harm, Trauma, Psychiatric Hospitalization Suicide has always caused a great deal of upheaval and is only continuing to grow as a national public health crisis.  However, suicide also comes with a few misconceptions because of its ubiquitous nature, and those who have had personal encounters with suicide…

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Can Sexual Harassment and Abuse Happen Online? What You Need to Know

April 26, 2022

We are a ways away from the old days. But, right or wrong, technology, specifically online, has been woven into every facet of our lives. Sadly, as the improvements become more prevalent, the threat of online abuse, namely sexual harassment, grows alongside it. In case of family related issues people…

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Understanding the Differences Between Alcohol Use Disorder and Alcoholism

April 12, 2022

Alcoholism and alcohol use disorder have long been connected in the addiction and medical communities. Because they are so often linked to one another, they have become almost synonyms.  In most people’s minds, problematic drinking is the same as alcoholism. We want to do our best to dispel this notion…

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