What Is Petulant BPD?

Petulant Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a subtype of BPD. It is a mental health disorder characterized by mood swings, irritability, defiance, inability to regulate emotions, and passive-aggressive behavior. People with this chronic mental health issue may have trouble with their self-esteem and maintaining healthy relationships because they have to deal with feelings of disappointment, […]

Top Therapy for Suicidal Thoughts

If you or a loved one is experiencing suicidal thoughts, it is important to take it seriously. Even if they are not planning for the immediate future, speaking to a mental health professional is best. Professional intervention and therapy for suicidal thoughts can help relieve symptoms of stress, depression, and other issues that cause a […]

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy in Orange County: An Overview

What Is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy? Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is an evidence-based therapeutic methodology often used in California to treat borderline personality disorder (BPD). Still, it is also valuable for treating substance use, PTSD, depression, and eating disorders. California residents can access many DBT residential treatment centers. California Rehab Campus is one of the best […]

ADHD Learning Disability: The Impact on Learning

More than Just a Learning Difficulty Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is among children’s most common mental health disorders, but what about adults? Many adults are diagnosed with ADHD learning disability, which may present differently in this demographic. Children with ADHD often exhibit symptoms such as forgetfulness, talking excessively, daydreaming, moving or fidgeting in their […]

Family Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder

Family Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder in Irvine, CA If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, Alter Behavioral Health can help you and your family to understand and manage the symptoms while discovering the best treatment options for your unique needs. Treatments may include psychotherapy, medication, and family therapy. […]

Strategies For Getting Someone Mental Help When They Refuse

Alter Behavioral Health Can Help in California Not everyone visits a healthcare provider when they have a problem. That’s especially true when people face mental health symptoms. Many people still associate mental health conditions with stigma. That’s unfortunate because many mental health disorders are treatable — quite treatable, and getting someone mental help and treatment […]

16 Signs of a Mentally Unstable Person

Mentally Unstable? Alter Behavioral Health Can Help in California Everyone can go through a challenging time mentally. That’s perfectly normal. It’s unrealistic for people to expect smooth emotional sailing all the time. However, negative emotions, stress, and various other factors could lead a person to develop some mental instability. Their mental state might be temporary […]

Early Signs of Autism in Adults

People living with autism spectrum disorder, both children and adults, explore and experience the world in their own unique way. Autism is a lifelong developmental disorder that has impacts on a person’s social and cognitive abilities. As this is a disorder characterized as being on a spectrum, there are rarely two people with autism that […]

Someone I Love Is Experiencing Dissociation: How Can I Help?

Watching a loved one go through a mental health crisis or learn to manage a new diagnosis can be challenging. You want to help but may not know how. Unfortunately, someone struggling with a mental illness, such as dissociation disorder, must be willing and open to help. If not, the assistance will not fix anything. […]

Understanding the Difference Between PTSD and Trauma

Understanding the Difference Between PTSD and Trauma

The American Psychological Association (APA) defines trauma as “an emotional response to a terrible event like an accident, rape, or natural disaster.” It often results in anxiety, dread, and tension. Whether witnessing or personally experiencing it, these reactions are normal. Circumstances that can cause the response of trauma can be a single event or multiple […]

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