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What To Look For In A Therapist


May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and we’re continuing to write about this important subject. Today, we’ll be discussing what to look for in a therapist. You’ve taken a huge step and decided to get a therapist - congratulations! Whatever you wish to accomplish through therapy, it will be much easier if you have the right therapist. Here are a few things to consider. Pr...


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The Five Signs of Emotional Distress


One in five people suffer from mental health issues, but how can you tell when someone might need help? People rarely open up about these issues, and they may not even realize that they’re in trouble in the first place. The Campaign to Change Direction recognized this problem, and identified five warning signs that someone may be suffering from emotional distress. Here’s what you s...


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Where to Look for Low-Cost Dental Care


Poor dental health can make life miserable. If you’re suffering from dental problems, it’s likely that you have trouble eating and drinking, and you may feel self-conscious or bad about yourself. Some problems can even develop to the point where they can threaten your overall health.   Making matters worse, dental problems can be expensive to fix. Luckily, there are ways to rec...


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Mental Health Resources You Should Know About


May is mental health awareness month. According to the National Institute for Mental Health, in 2014, about one in five Americans suffered from a mental health issue. As common as these issues are, people can still be hesitant to get help. Left untreated, mental health problems can make life much harder. You might make poor decisions, pull away from friends and family, or even stop taking care...


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How to Get Low-Income Mental Health Care


Mental health care can be costly, yet when you need it, you need it. There are ways for you to be able to get access to this care without breaking the bank. Here are some ways for you to get the help that you need:   Try Discussing the Cost You’re not the only one who’s in this situation. People should feel comfortable when they have to discuss this topic with their providers. ...


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Free and Low Cost Vaccinations


Many illnesses and diseases can be prevented by getting vaccinated. Some people may brush them if they are uninsured or underinsured and don’t have the money for it, but it is vital to your health. Lack of money doesn’t have to deter you either.      In order to get free or low cost vaccinations, you have a few options. Most pharmacies provide free vaccinations. If th...


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How to Get Low Cost Hearing Aids


Hearing aids are a costly necessity. Their price can easily surpass $1,000 per ear. When your sense of hearing begins to go, however, you have no other option. Here are some ways you can save big on the help that you need.   Financial Assistance There are financial assistance programs available for low income people from all kinds of demographics. If you have a healthcare provider, be sure...


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Finding Free and Low Cost Dental Care


As of 2014, the average teeth cleaning, which is one of the least expensive dental services, is $82.08. More expensive services can easily cost you tens of thousands of dollars, even with insurance. Because of this, many avoid visiting the dentist altogether but eventually most will need some sort of dental work.   For those that can’t afford to see a dentist, when that time comes it ...


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Financial Assistance for Family Caregivers


Often, when an elderly individual can no longer care for themselves, a family member will step in as caregiver. For the caregiver this could mean having to quit their job or working less. Since they are not professional caregivers, they aren’t paid for their services, which can cause a major financial burden.   If you are acting as a caregiver to a family member, you probably know thi...


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Help With Medical Bill Debt


Medical bill debt can add up and become too expensive to pay.  What’s worse is that often this debt is a result of something you could not control, and there is just no cutting corners when it comes to your health.  However, here are some ways in which you can cut the cost of your medical bill.   Check for Errors When you get your medical bill, make sure to check your state...


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