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7 Mental Health Success Stories

Because mental health feels like such a private struggle, it’s inspiring to hear success stories about others who have overcome mental illness. Recently, more high-profile individuals have started sharing their own mental health struggles with the world as encouragement for others. 1. David Beckham—Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder OCD is characterized as having…
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Can Diet Affect Anxiety Disorders?

While diet changes alone won’t cure anxiety disorders, watching what you do and don’t eat can have an impact on your mood and overall well-being. Whether you suffer from occasional or chronic anxiety, paying attention to the foods and drinks you’re putting into your body can be a useful…
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3 Challenges of Treating Prescription Drug Abuse

Dealing with prescription drug abuse and painkiller addiction is an especially difficult task. These substances are, in many cases, being prescribed by a doctor for necessary medical reasons. Because many people become addicted to these medications due to their outright need for pain relief, this type of addiction can…
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Seton Psychiatric Emergency Department Opens

Five months after the start of construction, Seton Healthcare Family opened the Seton Psychiatric Emergency Department in April, 2014. The Psychiatric ED is part of the University Medical Center Brackenridge and is the first and only facility in Travis County open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to…
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Two Seton RNs Awarded Fabulous 5

Two Seton RNs were chosen by the Texas Nurses Association-District 5 as among its “Fabulous 5.” The nurses were selected out of the more than 17,000 RNs in the eight Central Texas counties comprising District 5. They were honored May 10, during Nurses Week, at the annual TNA-D5 banquet. The…
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Clinical Trial Announcement: Problems with Opioids?

This is a paid research study. Investigational drug for the treatment of opioid withdrawal now screening subjects. Eligible study participants will be reimbursed for time and travel. Now enrolling participants: Must be 18 or older Seeking treatment for opioid dependence Available for seven-day inpatient hospital stay Call (512) 324-9999 ext.
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