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Physical and Psychological Drug Withdrawal

It’s a common misconception that all drug withdrawal is the same. In fact, did you know that there are physical and psychological addictions? Each requires its own set of treatments for a lasting recovery. At Soledad House, we offer drug addiction treatment in California for women. Drug Withdrawal Associated with a Physical Addiction Most everyone…

Dual Diagnosis for Addiction

Addictions don’t develop in a vacuum. There are many factors that can contribute to the development of an addiction. Sometimes, those factors include a mental health concern. For many individuals, a dual diagnosis treatment program like the one offered at Soledad House is the best way to overcome an addiction for life. The Goals of…

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Am I Bipolar?

Have you ever wondered why you experience intense emotional highs on some days and severe lows on others? Have you asked yourself, “am I bipolar?” Extreme mood swings from day-to-day could mean that you have bipolar disorder. Definitively answering the question “am I bipolar?” can be difficult. Get a screening from a physician — if you…

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What Is EMDR Therapy?

What is EMDR Therapy? What is EMDR therapy? In your search for mental health treatment, you may have seen and been confused by this acronym. EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. What is EMDR therapy, then? EMDR therapy treats post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Women suffer from PTSD after physical or sexual assault, military…

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What Is CBT vs. DBT?

Do you have a mental illness? As a woman seeking treatment, you might hear about cognitive-behavioral therapy programs (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). Despite hearing about these methods, you may still ask, “what is CBT vs. DBT?” Read below to learn more about these psychotherapies and how they help you and women like you.  CBT vs. DBT: Cognitive…