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When Do You Need Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) for Mental Health

What is Assertive Community Treatment? An Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program is a structured, evidence-based therapeutic program that is designed to improve outcomes for people with severe mental illness who are at risk of psychiatric crises and hospitalizations, as well as incarceration. ACT is one of the oldest and most widely researched evidence-based practices in … Read more

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Can Your Mental Health Affect Your Physical Health?

There is a fundamental connection between mental and physical health. Living with a mental illness puts you at greater risk of developing various chronic physical medical conditions. It has become apparent that people living with chronic physical health conditions are twice as likely to experience depression and anxiety as the general population. In the presence … Read more