The stigma associated with mental health is a key obstacle for those trying to speak about or address their mental health. The term "triggered" has gained public popularity but has been included in clinical terminology for years, referring to a strong negative reaction in response to an event or situation.
In a Huffington Post article, Marlene McDermott, vice president of quality and therapy services for Array Behavioral Care, explains how being triggered is the result of a trauma or fear response and how to distinguish them from each other.
Mental health care is most effective when patients and providers both understand the feelings of the patient. At Array, we work tirelessly to provide care that best fits the needs and feelings of our patients. Read the article to learn more about how to distinguish being triggered from other strong feelings. Click here to read the article.
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