Relationships and Mental Health

All throughout life we have a variety of different kinds of relationships. Many of them are with family members. Others maybe friendship, marriage, dating, and more. Unfortunately, not all connections with the individuals in our lives are healthy. When they are good, long-standing relationships that are nothing but positive, your mental health can benefit from it. Relationships that are not healthy and could be viewed as negative or toxic can be dangerous for your overall mental health.

Bad relationships can be overwhelming. Because you never know when a negative moment may occur, you’re always on edge, worrying and expecting the worst. Your mental health can suffer through this type of connection.

If your connection to a friend, family member, or loved one is always stressful, your mindset while around this person could be negatively impacting your overall well-being. Feeling stressed when around certain people, especially if you have to be around them often, can lead to anxiety, depression, and, in some cases, post-traumatic stress syndrome.

Having a relationship with someone who does not treat you the way you deserve to be treated can leave you with low self-esteem. Feeling bad about yourself around certain people can lead you to feel that way all the time. Low self-esteem can also cause anxiety, depression, and other mental health conditions like eating disorders.

It’s important to know that you deserve good relationships in your life. When family members or loved ones are negative or unsupportive, you should find a way to deal with them as little as possible. In some cases, having a conversation with them about the negativity may be appropriate. However, your well-being and mental health are the biggest priority. If you have friends, family, or loved ones that leave you feeling stressed, anxious, or depressed, consider contacting our facility. We can help you work through this difficult situation.

If you, or someone you love, seem to be suffering from anxiety or any other type of mental illness, contact Legacy Freedom of Asheville NC. We can help. Our trained professionals are able to treat your cause and condition with holistic treatment and alternative therapy programs that are tailored to fit your needs. We are here to help you get back on track to a happy, healthy life with various types of therapy programs. We can treat the following disorders:

  • ADHD
  • Depression
  • Mood disorders
  • Specific phobias
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Cyclothymic disorder
  • Eating disorders
  • PTSD and panic disorders
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Dissociative disorders
  • Factitious disorders
  • Process addictions
  • Oppositional defiant disorder
  • Stress response syndromes
  • Intermittent explosive disorder
  • Anxiety, panic, and social disorders
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Gender identity disorders
  • Personality disorders: OCD, paranoia, etc.
  • Tic disorders – Tourette’s, etc.
  • Autism spectrum disorders

When you're ready to talk with our staff of professionals, contact Legacy Freedom. Our mental health therapist in Asheville, NC can help you.

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