Mental Health

Mental Health

Thursday, July 20th, 2023

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At Pine Grove, we believe that education and research are integral to effective treatment. Our blog content includes messages from our staff members, discussion of new studies, and advice for those in every stage of recovery.

Does Heat Affect Bipolar Disorder?

Thursday, July 20th, 2023
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Does Heat Affect Bipolar Disorder?

Though summer brings more sunshine and opportunities for vacation and outdoor recreation, it can be a challenging season for people living with mental health conditions such as bipolar disorder. [...]

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PTSD Symptoms

Trauma’s effects can be long-lasting, changing your mood, behavior and ability to trust others. After terrifying or life-threatening experiences, millions of people develop a mental health condition called post-traumatic [...]

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Amphetamine Dependence and Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes dramatic, uncontrollable mood swings. People with this condition alternate between bouts of mania and depression, which can disrupt sleep, energy levels, [...]

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Drugs Causing Suicidal & Homicidal Ideation

Experiencing violent intrusive thoughts is a frightening sensation, particularly when it comes to substance use disorder. Whether these uninvited musings are about suicide (suicidal ideation) or homicide (homicidal ideation), [...]

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Getting Mental Health Treatment for Your Adult Child

Watching your child go through a mental health crisis can be difficult and heartbreaking, even after they've left the nest. There’s often a sense of helplessness involved, especially if [...]

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Protecting Children’s Mental Health

As a parent, you instinctively want to shield your child from hardships, which is why it can be hard to accept the fact that children are not always happy. [...]

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How to Rebuild Trust in a Relationship

Trust is an essential element of any healthy relationship, but it’s also something you must actively work to maintain. If you’ve done something to erode a stable foundation of [...]

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Anxiety and Motherhood

If you are one of the millions of women living with an anxiety disorder, you may wonder whether you are capable of coping with the additional challenges associated with [...]


A Primer on Narcissism

There’s Me and There’s Me “That didn’t happen.And if it did, I didn’t do it.And if I did, it wasn’t that bad.And if it was, it wasn’t my fault.And if [...]


How to Spot a Narcissist

Making new friends or testing the waters in a romantic relationship usually involves a “feeling-out” period. You want to get to know each other and understand whether you’re compatible [...]

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Seize the Holidays

With this holiday season in full swing, it can also mean added stressors as the whirlwind of our year cascades with back to back holidays. It is always a [...]