Misconceptions About Family Therapy

Family therapy in Minneapolis often gets the reputation of being only for dysfunctional families that have huge problems to work through. In reality, family therapy offers a ton of incredible benefits to a variety of family units to help improve the way in which they communicate. Throughout our experience, we have come to learn many […]

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The Basics of Supporting Someone with a Mental Health Struggle

Mental health can be a tricky, sensitive topic that is difficult to talk about for some people. If you are the one who is suffering from anxiety or depression, you may have certain words or questions that cause you to become more stressed out. And if you have a loved one who is suffering, you […]

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Simple Ways to Stop Overthinking

Many individuals seeking adult mental health services around Minnesota know how easy it is to overthink. Especially in light of COVID-19 and spending an increasing amount of time isolated from the “norm,” getting in our own heads is especially easy. Getting overly caught up in the cycle of “what-ifs” can be extremely taxing on your […]

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Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

It’s no surprise that sleep and mental health are interconnected, and those who suffer from mental health struggles are more likely to experience insomnia or other sleep issues. In fact, 50-80 percent of patients in a typical psychiatric practice suffer from chronic sleep problems while only 10-18 percent of adults in the general population suffer […]

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Navigating Guilt Surrounding Your Child’s Addiction

Raising children is equally parts rewarding and difficult. While parents do their best to make sure their kids make healthy choices for themselves, it’s not a guarantee. In the case that a parent has a front-row seat to their child’s addiction, guilt can easily creep in. Some parents may blame themselves for their child’s substance […]

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Healing from Trauma: Where to Begin?

To say that times are tough right now in the world is an understatement. Minnesota has been hit especially hard with tragedy and chaos in recent weeks on top of a global pandemic that’s spreading without a clear end in sight. If your mental health isn’t exactly at it’s best, be gentle with yourself and […]

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3 Ways to Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month! In response to the current state of the world, mental health is more important than ever. Practice the following approaches this month and every month to put your mental health first: We’re proud to be a resource for those struggling with mental health, family issues, addiction and much […]

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Mental Health & COVID-19

By now, whether you’re currently seeking mental health treatment in Minnesota or not, we are all feeling the effects of COVID-19. From losing jobs to worrying about catching the coronavirus in general, we are living through a history book and everyone is feeling the effects. Our team at Options Family & Behavior Services is here […]

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Mental Health in the Workplace

Ten, even 5 years ago, mental health wasn’t talked about like it is now. The importance of mental health treatment in Minnesota extends into every facet of our lives, from getting out of bed in the morning to our work performance. Business owners, managers and other higher-ups at companies have no choice but to factor […]

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The Connection Between Mental & Physical Health

If you’re currently seeking mental health treatment in Minnesota, you may not only be struggling mentally, but you are likely experiencing some physical symptoms as well. Your quality of life can easily decline when you are going through both mental and physical hardships that make even the simplest tasks a challenge. The World Health Organization […]

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