North Central Behavioral Health Systems has recently launched our Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) program in Ottawa, aiming to provide comprehensive care for individuals coping with substance use disorders. This evidence-based treatment method integrates FDA-approved medications with behavioral therapies.
From a Therapist / Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
OCD is an anxiety disorder. It is characterized by having obsessive thoughts and or compulsions. Obsessions can be persistent ideas, images, thoughts or impulses that cause great discomfort and excessive worry and anxiety. Compulsions are repetitive behaviors or mental acts that are in response to the obsessive thoughts. These repetitive acts are done to relieve or prevent anxiety and severely affect someone’s ability to function on a daily basis. Some symptoms of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder:
Excessive, uncontrollable, illogical fear or preoccupation with