May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, and Summer Sky Treatment Center wants to encourage others to be conscious of the devastating effects of Mental Illness. More people need treatment for mental illnesses. The first step to seeking help is acknowledging that a problem exists and then getting enough courage up to ask someone for help.
So where do you seek help for mental health related problems? One of the best places to begin is to contact a local therapist to set up an appointment to discuss what is going on with you. Therapists are trained to do assessments to help you figure out what the problem is you're suffering from that has made you desire to seek help.
If you don't think, you can wait to call a therapist because you're having thoughts of harming yourself or your experiencing and intense desire to commit suicide then lets up the level of help needed by calling a residential psychiatric facility. If none of these types of services are in your area, then the next place is a local emergency room.
If you have an alcohol or drug problem with a combination of mental illness, then call a drug or alcohol treatment program direct. Today most alcohol or drug addiction facilities are equipped to deal with substance use disorders and dual diagnosis issues at the same time.
The main thing is to do something positive and seek help. Below is a list of websites that can help you find some help.
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If so contact Summer Sky at 1-888-857-8857