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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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    Margaret Andem LCSW
    4396 Lafayette St, Marianna, FL 32446
    Call us when you need mental health service from a quality professional. Our services can be procured online, by phone and in-person. Get in touch for the best mental health service in town.
    (850) 573-2233
    Carol Armor Licensed Counselor
    2888-1 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32308
    Therapist committed to providing affordable counseling on a sliding scale basis to make her services readily available. Specialties include life transitions, adjustment, loss, depression, and anxiety.
    (850) 321-3535
    Mental Health America of Bay County Inc
    1137 Harrison Ave Ste 1, Panama City, FL 32401
    (850) 769-5441
    Kennteh A Finch Ph.D. Lmhc
    744 Harrison Ave, Panama City, FL 32401
    (850) 747-8144
    Accolade Counseling
    801 Jenks Ave Ste C, Panama City, FL 32401
    (850) 640-1020
    Barbara Ann Maxwell LCSW
    1137 Harrison Ave Ste 5, Panama City, FL 32401
    (850) 215-8552
    Saline Counseling Services
    433 Harrison Ave, Panama City, FL 32401
    (850) 747-8111
    Forrest Yanke
    436 Mckenzie Ave, Panama City, FL 32401
    (850) 215-0336
    AP Family Life Educational Consulting
    921 Jenks Ave, Panama City, FL 32401
    (850) 763-8100
    Emerald Coast Psychology
    26 W Oak Ave, Panama City, FL 32401
    (850) 496-5690
    Life Management Center of Northwest Florida Inc
    525 E 15th St, Panama City, FL 32405
    (850) 522-4485
    Neda Koehnemann Ph.D.
    105 Jazz Dr, Panama City, FL 32405
    (850) 522-9719
    Desonia MS Anita Lmhc
    2682 Chapman Dr, Panama City, FL 32405
    (850) 215-6230
    Leslie Gorman Anich Lmhc
    105 Jazz Dr, Panama City, FL 32405
    (850) 522-9719
    James MA Beller LMFT Lmhc
    105 Jazz Dr, Panama City, FL 32405
    (850) 522-9719

    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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