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10 Ways to Support your Mental Health This Month

At New Perspective Counseling, we are committed to providing caring, professional and effective services and resources to promote your mental wellness.This May, we are excited to continue sharing resources and tips for how to support your mental health. This month provides an excellent opportunity to think about simple, everyday ways you can work to improve your overall well-being, and in this week’s blog, we will go over ten easy ways to support your mental health.

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Five Ways You Can Benefit From Talk Therapy

As Mental Health Awareness Month continues, we are excited to talk more about how therapy can benefit you. No matter your age or background, therapy has both short and long-term benefits that go far beyond treating a mental illness. Speaking with a licensed therapist can help you cope with stressors, goals, past trauma, and various other aspects of your everyday experience. There are many different types and techniques used in therapy, but they all share the same goal of helping to  improve your life. This week, we will be exploring a few of the benefits you could experience through talk therapy. Read on to learn more.

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Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Founded by Mental Health America in 1949, this annual monthly movement has served as a time to show support, break stigma, and educate the public around mental health conditions. Mental health conditions can affect anyone — regardless of age or background. And, unfortunately, recent data show that our country is facing an unprecedented national mental health crisis, with one in five people experiencing a mental health condition in any given year. Additionally, about half of Americans will meet the criteria for a diagnosable mental health condition sometime in their lives, with symptoms starting by age 14 for the majority of people.

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What is Trauma-Informed Therapy?

Trauma informed therapy involves tailoring interventions in the context of an individual’s trauma history. It is a beneficial modality for working with anyone who has experienced trauma throughout their life– whether as a child or an adult. Therapists use this technique as a lens through which to view clients, considering the impact trauma has had on an individual’s behavior and emotions.

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Resources for Individuals Who Self Harm

For individuals who self harm, the first step to recovery is recognizing that you want to stop. If you are not yet ready to stop, do not be discouraged. There are plenty of ways to begin gaining control over your self- injuring behaviors by first setting boundaries around when and how often you hurt yourself. For many, the recovery process is often long and fraught with significant ups and downs. The following information provides a brief overview of a few ways individuals who self harm can begin working towards healing.

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New Perspective Counseling is a group practice dedicated to emotional wellness and healing. Our caring therapists provide psychotherapy, individual counseling, marriage counseling and family counseling in our Highland, Michigan office. We are conveniently located to Milford, White Lake, Commerce Township, Holly, Hartland and Brighton, Michigan.
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