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How to Find the Right Therapists and Mental Health Facilities Near You

August 18, 2023
Mental health is an issue that affects us all and finding the right care for yourself or a loved one can be daunting. At Southern Live Oak, we want to provide support and guidance by offering information about therapists and mental health facilities around Atlanta. We believe everyone should have access to reliable research when […]

Your Mental Health and the Back to School Season

August 11, 2023
As the back to school season kicks off and classes begin, many people are feeling a mix of emotions – from excitement over new opportunities and challenges to anxiety as routines change. Whether you’re an adult student returning to college or a teacher preparing for another school year, it’s important that your mental health remains […]

Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder

July 28, 2023
Schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder are two mental health conditions that can have an overwhelming impact on those affected. While they both involve symptoms of psychosis, the two disorders differ in terms of diagnosis and treatment options. In this post, we’ll explore the similarities and differences between schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder in order to provide a […]

What is the DSM-5

July 21, 2023
Are you curious about mental health and want to understand what the DSM-5 is? The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) has become a widely used tool within psychology, psychiatry, social work, occupational therapy, and other mental health professions. With its standardized diagnostic criteria for various disorders, the DSM-5 […]

What Causes Schizophrenia

July 14, 2023
Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder that affects how a person behaves, thinks, and sees the world. People with this condition often experience hallucinations, delusions, distorted thoughts and emotions, an inability to concentrate or make decisions. Symptoms of schizophrenia can be disorienting and confusing for both the individual experiencing them as well as family members. […]

Racial Disparities and Schizophrenia

July 7, 2023
Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that can lead to difficulties in thinking, perceiving reality, or exhibiting normal behaviors. It affects about 1% of the population worldwide, but its prevalence varies dramatically across different racial and ethnic groups— with some communities reporting 2-3 times higher rates than others. As we take a closer look at how […]

How Schizophrenia is Diagnosed

May 23, 2023
For those seeking a deeper understanding of Schizophrenia, knowing how it is diagnosed can provide valuable insight into the condition. Despite there being no single definitive test to diagnose Schizophrenia, mental health professionals have developed a reliable sequence of steps that makes accurate diagnosis possible. Through careful assessment and observation, these steps allow them to […]

Can Narcissistic Personality Disorder Be Treated?

May 19, 2023
Narcissistic personality disorder is a personality disorder that can be effectively managed with the right treatment. There are various narcissistic personality disorder treatment options available that can help improve symptoms. As such, with this condition, it is essential to understand how treatment could be beneficial. A Quick Recap of NPD Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is […]

What Is Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

May 12, 2023
Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a psychological condition that affects how people think, feel, and behave in their everyday lives. People who suffer from NPD experience an excessive sense of grandiosity or importance. Moreover, they end up demanding admiration, special treatment, and attention from others without reciprocating any interest or care for them. As such, […]

How Effective Is Talk Therapy for Mental Health?

May 5, 2023
Talk therapy for mental health can be beneficial when someone struggles with their emotions or has a mental health disorder. This form of treatment allows individuals to communicate with healthcare professionals. As a result, they uncover the underlying issues related to their emotional state or mental health disorder.  What Is Talk Therapy? Talk therapy—also known […]

How TMS Helps Depression and Anxiety

April 21, 2023
Depression and anxiety are two very common mental health conditions that can significantly impact someone’s life. Fortunately, treatments are available for depression and anxiety, including using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). TMS treatment for depression and anxiety helps target specific brain areas and offers other benefits for people suffering from these conditions. What Is TMS? Transcranial […]

Benefits of Residential Mental Health Treatment

April 14, 2023
When looking for mental health treatment, there are several options available. One such option is residential mental health treatment at a qualified facility. This type of treatment is an immersive, intensive experience that provides 24/7 medical support and care in a supportive environment. It can benefit those who need more structure and guidance as they […]

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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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      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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      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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      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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