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Important Terms about Mental Health Centers

Mental health centers provide a wide range of services to persons suffering from psychological disorders. These clinics typically have facilities to treat everything from serious mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, to marital discord. If you are seeking out information on psychiatric treatments available at clinics in your community, you may encounter some terms with which you may not be familiar, so below we'll define some of them.

  • Inpatient - A person who stays continuously at a hospital or clinic for an indefinite period of time. Conversely, an outpatient is someone who visits a medical center only long enough to receive treatment, then is allowed to return to the community.
  • Psychiatrist - A doctor who specializes in the treatment of mental disorders. Unlike psychologists and other kinds of mental health workers, psychiatrists are legally authorized to prescribe medications to treat their patients.
  • Substance abuse - The habitual use of legal or illegal drugs in a manner that causes disruption to one's personal or professional life. Many mental health clinics offer aid to persons suffering from drug addiction.
  • Eating disorder - The umbrella term for a variety of abnormal eating patterns. The most common eating disorders are anorexia, the dangerous practice of severely restricting one's food intake, and bulimia, a type of compulsive behavior where sufferers routinely eat massive quantities of food and subsequently attempt to lose weight through hazardous methods. A less common eating disorder is pica, the compulsion to ingest non-edible materials.
  • Depression - A mental illness marked by persistently low mood and loss of interest in normally pleasurable activities. Severe depression lasting at least two weeks can meet the criteria for a major depressive episode.
  • Emergency detention - Committing an unwilling person to a facility if they are in imminent danger of harming themselves or others. Also called involuntary commitment.
    American Mental Health Counselors Association
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    The goal of our association is to advance the profession of mental health counseling across the country. Mental health counselors and centers provide invaluable services for all types of patients.
    Mental Health America
    Alexandria, VA 22311
    Mental Health America is the country's leading nonprofit dedicated to helping all people live mentally healthier lives. Get more information by contacting our dedicated members today.
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    Zahid Awan MD
    1733 Penn Ave, Reading, PA 19609
    Licensed Professional Counselor offering Christian Counseling, Mental health counseling, with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families.
    (610) 670-7270
    Right at Home
    501 Washington Ln Ste 301, Jenkintown, PA 19046
    Right at Home offers care giving services for almost any family and practically any situation. Our in-home care lets loved ones enjoy healthy lives in the comfort of a familiar environment.
    (215) 885-4160
    Laura G Kogan Psy D
    98 Tamarack Cir, Skillman, NJ 08558
    Psychological practice focusing on anxiety and stress, depression, ptsd & relationship difficulties. Cognitive behavioral, emdr, electric approaches and more.
    (609) 688-1244
    Haven Behavioral Health Services
    1411 Union Blvd, Allentown, PA 18109
    (610) 433-6181
    Valley Youth House
    531 Main St Unit 2, Bethlehem, PA 18018
    (610) 954-9561
    Recovery Partnership
    70 W North St, Bethlehem, PA 18018
    (610) 954-5501
    Northwestern Human Services of Lehigh Valley
    3864 Adler Pl, Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (610) 866-8842
    Academy/Apt Clinical Consultants Inc
    701 W Broad St, Bethlehem, PA 18018
    (610) 866-2744
    Jessie LCSW Birckhead Aamft
    2045 Westgate Dr Ste 402, Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (610) 882-2055
    Magellan Health Services
    3897 Adler Pl Ste 350, Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (610) 814-8000
    Wendy S Krisak M.A., Ncc, LPC
    146 W Broad St, Bethlehem, PA 18018
    (610) 653-0989
    Psychological Counseling Services
    623 W Union Blvd, Bethlehem, PA 18018
    (610) 867-9090
    Michael W Kaufmann MD
    2545 Schoenersville Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (484) 884-6503
    Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network
    2855 Schoenersville Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (610) 807-5600
    Breast Health Services
    2597 Schoenersville Rd Ste 202, Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (484) 884-2460

    There are many different reasons an individual may seek help at a mental health center. The treatment of mental illness is the primary function of these clinics. They can assist those in the community and encourage families to work through the emotional distress caused by their loved ones disease. For people struggling with addiction problems or who may be dealing with substance abuse, a facility of this type is often necessary. Insurance can be used to help cover costs in many instances. Many women, but men also struggle with eating disorders. Bulimia and anorexia may be the result of body issues caused by low self-esteem as well as more deeply rooted issues. Depression is also a disease that can adversely affect one's physical well-being as well. Many people suffer from this condition and treatment can entail a combination of drug and psychiatric solutions. Adolescents dealing with family issues can have wide-ranging and long lasting effects on their lives. Solutions to these problems are paramount to leading a normal, productive adult life. The transition is not always an easy one to make, but proper counseling can be very effective. For those struggling with serious problems inpatient care at a clinic may be required. This can be accomplished at a community or even a private center. Regardless of the condition of the individual patient it is important to get assistance for these different types of illnesses. There are many different outreach programs available at hospitals or other health facilities. Society as a whole benefits from the well-being of all its citizens.
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