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Geriatric Depression: Common Signs and Treatment Options

June 23, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

Chronic depression is a legitimate mental illness and requires diagnosis and treatment to effectively manage it and reduce symptoms. This is the case for... Continue reading →

What to Look For in a Psychiatric Inpatient Program

August 25, 2016 Posted in: Announcement

Maybe you’ve tried everything: counselors and doctors, various medications, or even alternative remedies such as herbs and... Continue reading →

Foods that Help Alleviate Depression and Anxiety

August 17, 2016 Posted in: Announcement

Eating a healthy, balanced diet is not just good for your physical health, it also provides the fuel your brain needs to operate at its optimum level. When people... Continue reading →

4 Ways to Reduce Stress & Anxiety through Mindfulness

July 7, 2016 Posted in: Announcement

Because of the challenges often associated with work, family and finances, stress is normal for most people. But if you don’t... Continue reading →

The Truth About Teen Drug Use

April 4, 2016 Posted in: Announcement

Whether you have a child approaching their teen years or nieces, nephews, or grandchildren, knowing the truth about teen drug use is important. There are many... Continue reading →

5 Tips for Helping a Loved One Through Grief

October 9, 2015 Posted in: Announcement

Grief can come from many places: the death of a close friend or family member, divorce, job loss, retirement, owning a company... Continue reading →

How Obesity Can Affect Mental Health in Senior Citizens

September 8, 2015 Posted in: Announcement

More and more Americans are watching the scales slowly creep up. You have most likely heard the headlines that American adults and children are heavier overall than a couple decades ago, with incidents of overweight and obesity becoming more common.

There are multiple causes for being... Continue reading →

Primer on Memory Loss & Related Conditions

August 4, 2015 Posted in: Announcement

Do you wonder if your loved one is experiencing the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease? Forgetfulness often accompanies aging in some form or other, so it’s common to miss some of the first signs of Alzheimer’s disease or other diseases that cause dementia and brain decline. For seniors who are... Continue reading →

Animal-Assisted Therapy: Truth or Fiction?

July 12, 2015 Posted in: Announcement

Animal-assisted therapy is growing in popularity in the medical and therapy communities. Not surprisingly, spending time with lovable dogs or horses is also a favorite treatment program for patients. Officially referred to as AAT, this method of treatment can be effective in... Continue reading →

Tips for Helping the Elderly Who May Be Depressed

June 30, 2015 Posted in: Announcement

Are you concerned about an older friend or family member who you think may be depressed? Although depression often occurs in adults over 65, that doesn’t mean that we should accept it as a normal part of aging. Depression is a... Continue reading →