Mental Health Treatment

Nervous Breakdown Test

Nervous Breakdown Test

Informal Diagnosis Methods for Mental Health Crises A nervous breakdown test is a screening tool that can help you identify serious emotional distress. While they can't diagnose mental health conditions, screening tools can help you identify symptoms that may indicate a need for professional support. If you are struggling, or have a...

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Handwriting Changes and Mental Illness

Handwriting Changes and Mental Illness

Understanding the Signs of Mental Health Disorders The intricate art of handwriting analysis has long fascinated many. Many associate it with forensic science. They think of detective drama series with fascinating forensic document examinations revealing key personality traits. But there's a deeper connection between handwriting changes and mental illness. This article looks...

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How to Recover from Emotional Trauma

How to Recover from Emotional Trauma

Seeking Treatment to Overcome Emotionally Based Trauma Have you experienced trauma? These events can be the most difficult that a person goes through, and recovering from them can take time. The first step in emotional trauma recovery is knowing what the roadmap to your trauma recovery looks like. Read on to...

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Trauma Response Quiz

Trauma Response Quiz

Understanding Responses to Trauma and Treatment Options Icarus Behavioral Health is a trusted partner in navigating the complex mental health and recovery journey. We understand that life can sometimes feel jarring. Imagine taking a peaceful nap. Your sweet slumber is soon interrupted abruptly by a lightning bolt and a thunder crack. Trauma,...

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Books About Grief

Books About Grief: Six Worthy Choices

Our Top Reading Materials for the Grieving Process Grief is something that affects us all at some point. No matter how prepared we are for it, it can come as a crushing blow. While the death of a loved one will always be difficult, there are ways that we can come...

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Gaslighting Childhood Trauma

Gaslighting Childhood Trauma

The Lingering Effects of Being Gaslit as a Child Having a parent gaslight you as a child can cause long-term trauma. You may have difficulty questioning your own judgment, have self-confidence issues, and may struggle with relationships with other people. Keep reading to find out what a gaslighting parent looks like,...

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What is Tina

What is Tina?

Crystal Meth Slang: What is Tina? The drug “Tina” is a slang term used to refer to crystal meth. It is believed to have been coined by the LGBTQ+ community, and is short for “Christina,” or crystal meth. Stimulants like ‘the Tina drug’ still have consistent popularity among gay men and...

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Trauma Informed Care

What are the 5 Principles of Trauma Informed Care?

The Foundation for Effective Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Do you know what the 5 principles of trauma informed care are? In this article, we explore all of the aspects of trauma informed care. By the end of this article, you'll have a good understanding of what are the 5 principles...

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What is PTS

What is PTS?

Understanding Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) Even if you haven't personally experienced trauma, you've probably heard of the mental health condition known as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, you may not know that post-traumatic stress (PTS) is a different form of this mental illness. So, what is PTS? PTS is a normal reaction...

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