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How to Know if Intensive Outpatient Treatment is Right for You

June 10, 2024
There’s nothing mental health-related that doesn’t impact some areas of our life. Most require hospitalization, but even more are optimally served through intensive outpatient treatment (IOP). SLOW is the highest level of intensive outpatient treatment available, taking place in a warm, welcoming environment, but with what other options exist and how will you know outpatient […]

IOP vs Outpatient Programs— Understanding the Differences

June 3, 2024
It’s a challenging task to navigate through the complicated spectrum of available addictions and mental health treatment programs. The process of picking the most effective care can be especially daunting for patients and their families. Two of the most commonly prescribed addiction and mental health treatment options are Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) and standard Outpatient […]

Unlocking Wellness: Why Our Intensive Outpatient Programs for Mental Health Lead the Way

May 28, 2024
Mental health is a journey of many steps—some forward, some backward—but always towards a goal of better understanding and managing one’s mental state. Here in Dunwoody, Georgia, our intensive outpatient programs for mental health treatment stand as a beacon of hope and progress for those navigating this complex landscape. At Southern Live Oak Wellness, we […]

What is it like in Residential Mental Health Treatment Facility?

May 21, 2024
Introduction To A  Residential Mental Health Treatment Facility Residential mental health treatment facilities offer a crucial service for individuals needing consistent, comprehensive mental health care. These facilities provide a structured environment where patients receive round-the-clock support and therapy. Understanding life in such settings can help patients and their families make informed decisions about entering a […]

Why is Mental Health Care So Expensive?

May 13, 2024
Introduction As mental health awareness increases, so does the demand for these essential services. However, many find the cost of mental health care prohibitively expensive. This blog explores the multiple factors that contribute to the high costs associated with mental health services, ranging from the specialized training required by healthcare providers to systemic issues such […]

Your Mental Health During the Holiday Season

December 15, 2023
It’s the holiday season — a time of celebration and joy for many, but for those who experience mental health issues, it can be an especially challenging time of year. With decorations up in stores and restaurants, family gatherings taking place in homes all around us and a rush to make the most out of […]

What is Radical Acceptance?

December 8, 2023
Do you ever feel as if your mental health is suffering in a particular area of your life? If so, you’re not alone. Mental health struggles can be commonplace and difficult to address, making it hard for us to find peace with our emotions. Fortunately, there are strategies we can use to take control of […]

What is CBT?

December 1, 2023
Do you feel bogged down with life’s stresses and pressures? Are you struggling to make sense of the different approaches for mental health treatment? CBT can be your solution. But what is CBT? Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based psychotherapy that helps individuals become more mindful of how their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors are linked […]

Treatments for Narcissism

November 27, 2023
Narcissism is a serious mental issue that can cause severe disruption in life. If left unchecked, it can lead to self-destructive behavior and rocky relationships with other people. Narcissistic tendencies have been on the rise for decades, so understanding narcissism and its treatments is increasingly important—not only for those who are afflicted but also for […]

What is LegitScript? And why its important to you.

November 17, 2023
Are you looking for mental health treatment in Georgia but don’t know where to start? You need to look no further than Southern Live Oak Wellness, the state’s leading provider. What makes us so reliable is our commitment not only to excellence in providing care but also our compliance with all industry regulations and standards; […]

Are Narcissism and Psychopathy Related?

November 3, 2023
Narcissism and psychopathy are often misunderstood terms that can sometimes be used interchangeably. But in fact, narcissism and psychopathy seem to share some similarities while also being quite different mental health issues. In this blog post we’ll explore what makes these two conditions distinct from one another, how their differences manifest in a person’s behavior, […]

CBT vs DBT: The Differences You Should Know

October 30, 2023
Mental health is an important topic that deserves our attention. Knowing the differences between various therapeutic techniques can empower us to make informed decisions about how we care for our minds and bodies. Two commonly discussed psychotherapy practices – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) – have distinct approaches and methods that […]

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    I have so much to say about this wonderful place, but I’m sure my words will never do my experience justice. Southern Live Oak Wellness and it’s people not only helped me find myself again, but they saved my life.

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    Johns Creek, GA
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    Southern Live Oak Wellness saved my life. The therapists genuinely care about the clients and helping them get better. Working on yourself is not easy, but the therapists help guide you and make you be able to work through whatever may be going on.

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    Lawrenceville, GA
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    I can easily say that Southern Live Oak wellness saved my life. I had hit rock bottom when I first got admitted and they helped me build myself up from nothing. I have learned how to cope with things I never thought I would be able to handle.

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    Dallas, GA
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      Going to SLOW has impacted my life in ways I never thought possible. I came for help with my mental state and came out with so much more; life skills, medical advice, mental health counseling and addiction treatment. SLOW is a whole life transformation program and I highly recommend it to anyone I know!

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      Kennesaw, GA
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      When I was a part of this program, I had the most personal growth I’ve had in my entire life. All of the tech staff were willing to talk to me whenever I felt like I needed someone to talk to and the group sessions gave me multiple perspectives I never would’ve thought of from people in similar situations to me.

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      Belleville, IL
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      This place has changed my life. For the first time in my life I felt heard and cared about. The clinical staff is amazing. The groups are well structured. You learn a lot of different skills to help you in life this is the best mental health facility to come to.

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      Brunswick, GA

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