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The Origin and Causes of the Opioid Epidemic

August 14, 2018 Posted in: Announcement

Opioid Epidemic in the United States

Deaths caused by drug overdose have been continually increasing over the past several decades, roughly two-thirds of these due to opioid use.... Continue reading →

Mindfulness for Teens: The Benefits of Meditation in a Busy World

April 16, 2018 Posted in: Announcement

The Importance of Mindfulness for Teens

Many adults may not see it this way, but teens have very stressful lives.

Parents and other adults often don'... Continue reading →

PTSD in Children: Know the Signs, Symptoms, and How to Get Help

February 23, 2018 Posted in: Announcement

PTSD in Children

When a traumatic event happens like the recent Parkland shooting, communities often come together and jump into action.... Continue reading →

Normal Teenage Behavior or Mental Health Issue? Know When to Seek Help

February 2, 2018 Posted in: Announcement, georgetown

Teens are halfway between children... Continue reading →

What You Need to Know About Mental Health First Aid

January 3, 2018 Posted in: Announcement

Mental Health

The way people address crisis situations is transforming. This is good news for... Continue reading →

The Impact of Sleep on Teen Mental Health

December 1, 2017 Posted in: Announcement

It's a well-established scientific fact that the body desperately needs sleep to facilitate growth and healing, and getting the correct amount of... Continue reading →

National Bullying Prevention Month: Ways You Can Get Involved

October 25, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

Nearly everyone in the world has had to deal with a situation involving a bully even if they haven’t been personally targeted. Bullies aren’t... Continue reading →

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 →

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