Inpatient Vs. Outpatient: Outlining the Key Differences

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Making the decision to take control of your life, health, and future by seeking treatment for a mental health or substance use disorder can be the most difficult part of your journey toward successful recovery. There are many different treatment options to consider, and the differences between them can be confusing. Most programs for treating… continue reading »

Dangers of Binge Drinking

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Binge Drinking: The Dangers for Veterans and Older Adults If someone is suffering from alcohol poisoning, immediately dial 911. War is unforgettable. It’s something most of the public hasn’t seen firsthand, but it’s something so many military personnel take with them. Veterans come back and want to forget, so plenty of them turn to the… continue reading »

What is High Functioning Anxiety?

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What Is High-Functioning Anxiety? Anyone living in modern society can agree on one thing: life is stressful. Feelings of worry and anxiety can be a normal part of the human experience. Some people feel anxiety more than others and may even suffer from an actual anxiety disorder that affects important aspects of their everyday life…. continue reading »

Anxiety and Alcohol

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Both alcohol use and anxiety are very common issues in modern society, and the relationship between the two is complicated and worth exploring. Alcohol is the most commonly consumed and misused substance in the United States. In fact, the Delaware Behavioral Risk Factor Survey found that almost 57% of Delaware’s adult population reported drinking alcohol… continue reading »

10 Common Defense Mechanisms in Mental Health

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Humans are resilient creatures and the human brain is a wonderfully complex structure. The instinct of self-preservation is deeply rooted in the human psyche. As our brains develop, through time and experience, our self-preservation instincts can become stronger, for better or for worse. This is not only the case for physical self-preservation, it also applies… continue reading »

What is Manic Depression?

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What Is Manic Depression? Symptoms and Treatment of Manic Depression and Bipolar Disorder If you’re one of the 2.8% of Americans living with bipolar disorder or manic depression, everyday life can be a difficult task. Bipolar disorder, formerly referred to as manic depressive disorder, is characterized by dramatic shifts in mood, energy, and activity levels… continue reading »

SUN Delaware to Utilize Mail Order Naloxone

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At SUN Behavioral Delaware, we realize that opioid overdose is an issue that needs to be addressed. In 2019, there were 431 identified opioid overdose deaths in the state of Delaware. The majority of drug overdose deaths involve an opioid such as fentanyl. These statistics are especially alarming when we realize that many of these… continue reading »