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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Small Ways to Improve Your Mental Health in 2020

The start of a new decade is a fresh slate for all of us! If you’ve struggled with mental health in the past, know that you’re not alone. According to the National Alliance of Mental Health, approximately 19.1 percent of U.S. adults, or 47.6 million people, suffered from some sort of mental illness in 2018 […]

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Fighting the Holiday Blues

With the holidays such a positive and happy time for most people, those who suffer from a mental illness might feel even sadder and more isolated during this time of year. There are many factors that could contribute to this overwhelming feeling of sadness, such as stress, fatigue, financial stress, unrealistic expectations, seeing family you […]

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Celebrate World Mental Health Day on October 10th

Every year, the World Health Organization observes World Mental Health Day on October 10th. This year’s topic focuses on suicide prevention. Did you know that every 40 seconds, someone loses their life to suicide? This World Mental Health Day, we encourage you to participate in “40 seconds of action” to help raise awareness about the […]

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Can Light Therapy Really Work?

With the official start of fall around the corner, it’s time once again to pull out our sweaters and bundle up for colder temperatures ahead. However, while many people enjoy this time of year, it is also difficult for those who suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD). This is a type of depression that typically […]

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