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Mental Health

On this page you will find a listing of all Willingway blog articles in the mental health category.

Willingway’s New Adolescent Therapist - Denise Hill
Denise Hill, LCSW, MAC, helps teens with a wide range of behavioral issues Willingway’s CEO, Cherie Tolley, has always had a passion for helping adolescents and, when she took over the reins of Willingway, one of her goals was to form a program specifically designed for teens under the Willingway umbrella. That dream is being...
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Treating Chronic Pain: When Opiates Aren't the Answer - grayscale woman hurt shoulder red added
Throughout history, medical professionals have struggled to understand how people experience pain. The difference between an individual’s perception of pain and a physician’s assessment of that perception have made this a challenging task. The popular care response has been to provide whatever medication comes close to alleviating the most symptoms. This gives the patient a...
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bipolar disorder and addiction - bipolar disorder - willingway
You may recognize the term “dual diagnosis” or “co-occurring disorder.” Both of these phrases refer to a person having both a mental disorder and a substance abuse disorder or addiction, concurrently. One common dual diagnosis is bipolar disorder and addiction. Bipolar disorder used to be most commonly referred to as “manic depression.” Persons afflicted with...
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managing depression and anxiety without medication - depressed person - willingway
Most of us have days that are great, when we feel as though we are on top of the world and can accomplish anything. Then, there are the days where life is not so great, and we are filled with sadness, remorse, guilt, anger, or a plethora of other negative emotions. When these negative thoughts...
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