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Anxiety Treatment

Observing World Mental Health Day

As an addiction treatment center, Liberty Bay’s main focus is helping people manage substance use disorder. However, we also understand the importance of promoting good mental health. World Mental Health

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Anxiety Treatment

Tips for Living with Anxiety

Nearly everyone experiences anxiety right before a big presentation or surrounding an important, life-changing decision. Though these feelings can cause physical reactions like sweating, trembling limbs, and increased heart rate,

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The Link Between PTSD and Addiction

In general, most people are familiar with the term PTSD, which stands for “post-traumatic stress disorder,” a condition that describes the lingering effects a patient may experience after witnessing or

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Maintaining Sobriety After Rehab

Completing a rehab program is the first step to staying sober. But what happens after you complete the program? Staying sober post-rehab doesn’t have to be difficult. Get yourself equipped

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Dual DIagnosis

PTSD Awareness Month

If you or a loved one has experienced PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), you know the ongoing journey to overcome this condition. Considering this month (June) is PTSD Awareness Month, it’s

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Behavior Therapy

Does ADHD Impact Men and Women Differently?

ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders diagnosed. Nearly ten percent of children are diagnosed with ADHD – for some, the symptoms disappear

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Addiction and COVID-19 Connection

As the COVID-19 pandemic marches on, more people are suffering from anxiety, loneliness, and depression – all of which can lead to addiction. Social distancing, the quarantine, financial problems, job

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Depression Treatment

Why Mental Health Awareness Week Matters

What plans do you have for the mental health awareness week? The US will mark the Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) from the 4th to the 10th of October. The

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Addiction Treatment Therapy

How To De-Stress During Recovery

Stress and recovery can be challenging to handle when they occur at the same time. For many people, stressful situations can trigger a relapse if they don’t take proactive steps.