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Listening to Disturbing Voices: Experiential Training Event with Pat Deegan on 10/26

October 24, 2016 Posted in: Announcement

Listening to Disturbing Voices

On October 26, 2016, Georgetown Behavioral Healthcare Institute will host an experiential training event... Continue reading →

Benefits of Expressive Art Therapy for Children

August 2, 2016 Posted in: Announcement

Expressive Art Benefits

The arts are a powerful thing. Whether acting in a play, singing a song, performing a dance, drawing a picture or... Continue reading →

How Animal Therapy is Helping Teens

June 1, 2016 Posted in: Announcement

Boy sitting with dog

It’s no secret how much people love their pets. Those of us with animals at home know the feeling of unconditional love our pets... Continue reading →

7 Differences between Normal and Abnormal Teenage Behavior

September 25, 2015 Posted in: Announcement

Teens go through a series of emotional and physical changes that can result in baffling behavior. Knowing what is normal and what is not can help... Continue reading →

Cutting: a Growing Trend among Teen Girls

August 7, 2015 Posted in: Announcement

McKenzie was a good student. As a high school junior, she was active in sports and clubs at her high school while still managing to maintain a nearly perfect 4.0 GPA. Her parents were proud of her hard work, and her teachers and coaches loved her dedication and responsiveness. But McKenzie was... Continue reading →

Warning Signs Your Teen is Using Drugs

July 17, 2015 Posted in: Announcement

Since time immemorial, teens have been drawn to things that can potentially harm them, such as illicit drugs and alcohol. Forbidden substances are fascinating substances, especially when the adults or respected peers in a teen’s life seem to enjoy using them. If a teen is depressed or has... Continue reading →

Depression in Female Adolescents: Signs, Symptoms, and Solutions

June 30, 2015 Posted in: Announcement

Teenage girls are twice as likely as teenage boys to be diagnosed with a mood disorder such as depression. The reason may stem back to early evolutionary advantages and how girls and boys are differently wired as pertains to emotional stimuli. Girls tend to emotionally mature more quickly than... Continue reading →