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What Are the Main Principles of Trauma-Informed Care?

The central goal of trauma-informed care is to allow clients to heal from trauma. Revisiting past trauma can cause anxiety, anger, and mental unrest; therefore, trauma-informed care needs to take place in the right setting, with the right therapists. With that in mind, there are six main principles of trauma-informed care at Sunrise Vista. Safety…

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Seeking Mental Health Services During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a surge in mental health issues. Social isolation, joblessness, and the rising death toll cause an increase in anxiety about the future, feelings of claustrophobia, and loneliness. Uncertainty about the future has caused many people to have depression, anxiety, phobias, and extreme restlessness. Unfortunately, many people cannot get the…

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What is Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is a chronic brain disorder affecting approximately one percent of the population. People with schizophrenia have terrifying psychological symptoms such as hearing voices, losing touch with reality, fear of mind control, and fear that someone is plotting to hurt them. They typically have enduring problems with attention, memory, and problem-solving. Other less obvious symptoms…