Gooden Center
A residential drug treatment center for men located in Pasadena, CA. The Gooden Center is a proud member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP).

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191 North El Molino Avenue Pasadena, CA 91101 US

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What to Do About Suicidal Thoughts

What to Do About Suicidal Thoughts

 

There is a stigma surrounding the topic of suicide and many people don’t like to discuss it because it can be upsetting. Unfortunately, suicidal thoughts and even attempts can be common problems for people struggling with mental illnesses like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and personality disorders. Even though the sufferer may think that their feelings are normal, suicidal thoughts are
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5 Benefits of Quitting Drinking

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If you are considering giving up alcohol then you may be weighing the pros and cons in your mind. There are numerous benefits to quitting drinking in terms of physical, mental, social and financial health. These are some of the most important benefits of quitting alcohol.

 

  1. Feeling better/ looking younger

Drinking alcohol is very taxing on your
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4 Common Myths about Depression

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Even though depression may be one of the most common mental health problems in the U.S. it is a topic that is rarely discussed. People have many misconceptions about depression because of the stigma behind the disease and a lack of understanding about what causes it. These are some of the prevailing myths about depression.

 

  1. Depression is all
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The Differences Between Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorder

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Mental illnesses can be complex and difficult to diagnose, especially when they share similar symptoms to other illnesses. Borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder are often confused because they have some similar clinical features. The two illnesses also frequently co-occur which can make it even more challenging to get an accurate diagnosis.

 

Borderline personality disorder or BPD is characterized by
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Doctors Urged to Screen All Patients for Drug Abuse

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As the opioid crisis in the U.S. continues to escalate, the government is looking for solutions that may help alleviate the situation and save lives from the dangers of opioid abuse. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is recommending that doctors screen all their patients for signs of opioid addiction in order to address the problem early on.
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