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SuicideCAMFT Observes National Suicide Prevention Month: Therapy Can Save Lives
“Suicide is devastating for families who lose a loved one and are left trying to make sense of what happened and wondering if there was something they could have done to prevent it. Suicide touches the whole community and leaves people deeply shaken. Suicide Prevention Month is a time we focus special attention on educating everyone about the warning signs of suicide and providing information about resources for those at risk and their families. Early treatment of depression and other mental health conditions are key to preventing suicide,” said Patricia Ravitz, LMFT and President of CAMFT. “As experts in the treatment of depression, relationship issues, addiction, trauma, and anxiety, CAMFT reminds Californians that Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists can be a vital part of a treatment plan to help those struggling with thoughts of suicide.”  Read More.




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Trauma and the road to recoveryTrauma And The Road To Recovery
The society we live in today is faced with an increasing number of traumatic events. As #mentalhealth 
professionals, we want to offer resources for helping friends, family and loved ones dealing with the
aftermath of a traumatic event. These experiences are often shocking and life-threatening with long-term
repercussions on those who experience them. Here are some tips for survivors of a traumatic event







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Is it Stress or DepressionIs it Stress or Depression?
How can we differentiate between
stress and depression? Although chronic stress and depression can affect our bodies in similar ways,
there are key differences. In order to determine whether you’re dealing with stress or depression,
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How to Find an Accepting Therapist
Are you or someone you love considering psychotherapy? Are you unsure about most effective?
Beginning counseling is a positive step in reducing painful anxiety, depression, addiction,
post-traumatic stress disorder, along with a host of other mental health issues that cause us
distress. It can also be about getting to know ourselves more deeply — what our needs,
desires and values are — and increasing our ability to live more authentically in the world, to
really enjoy our life.
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Healthy Minds MatterLMFTs Remind Californians That Healthy Minds Matter
There are more than 200 classifications of mental health disorders, and 1 in 5 Californians will
experience some form of a mental disorder during their lifetime. To mitigate debilitating impact
of mental illness, the California  Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) reminds Californians to recognize any warning signs or marked personality changes that may lead to serious  health conditions. Read More.



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