What is Peer Recovery Support?

September 29, 2021

Recovering from substance use disorder is a big step to take. Sometimes, you need an ally who knows firsthand what you are going through. That’s why we offer peer recovery support. At Seneca Health Services, we have multiple Peer Recovery Support Specialists that have experienced substance use treatment and recovery…

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5 Tips for Staying Resilient in Early Recovery

September 14, 2021

Early recovery from a substance use disorder is filled with many ups and downs. And sometimes, the journey may feel impossible, however, recovery is possible. At Seneca Health Services, we want you to remember that you are never alone — we are always here for you. Fortunately, there are ways…

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Inpatient vs. Outpatient Treatment for a Substance Use Disorder

August 30, 2021

At Seneca Health Services, we offer many types of substance use disorder (SUD) treatments for those struggling. Two of those treatments are inpatient and outpatient care. Although both treatments can help get lives back on track, with the end goal ultimately being leading a sober and substance-free life, one treatment…

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and its Symptoms

August 18, 2021

Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, affects 2.2 million or 1 percent of adults in the United States. However, people frequently use this term lightly. “My house is so clean; I’m OCD” is a statement that may seem true, but OCD is associated with so much more than being obsessed with cleanliness.…

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The Effects of Substance Use on Sleep

August 4, 2021

No one ever expects to develop a substance use disorder (SUD). Even though this is the case, in the United States alone, over 20 million people struggle with substance use disorder. A SUD can affect many aspects of a person’s health, including their sleep. Continue reading to learn about the…

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Eating Disorders: Different Types and How to Treat Them

July 21, 2021

An eating disorder is a severe condition related to eating habits that negatively affects your health, emotions and ability to function. The three most common types of eating disorders are anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorder. These conditions tend to appear when someone is hyper-focused on their body weight,…

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Bipolar Disorder and its Symptoms

July 14, 2021

Most of us experience occasional mood swings. However, if extreme highs and lows accompany these shifts in mood, you may have bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is one of several types of depressive disorders that ultimately affect brain function. In the United States alone, an estimated 17.4 million people suffer from…

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SAMHSA Awards Seneca Health Services $2 Million Planning Grant

July 14, 2021

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded Seneca Health Services, Inc. a one-year, $2 million planning grant to move toward Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) designation. Providing behavioral health and substance use services since 1976, Seneca Health Services, Inc. is one of the thirteen designated…

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How to Beat Burnout

June 23, 2021

Work and life, in general, can feel pretty stressful and overwhelming at times. But if you experience these feelings regularly, you could be putting yourself at risk for burnout. Mental and physical exhaustion, or burnout, can negatively affect your life and overall well-being. However, the signs and symptoms of this…

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Am I Depressed? The Signs of Depression

June 9, 2021

Most of us will experience feelings of sadness, frustration, irritation or anxiety as we journey throughout our lives. However, if these feelings persist and cause you to feel hopeless or worthless, you may be depressed. Depression is common mental health condition and can affect anyone of any age or background.…

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