Holiday blues range from mild sadness during the holidays to severe depression. This sadness or depression can be prevented, and if it’s already present, it can be eased. To help prevent and deal with holiday blues, follow these tips: Prevention Basic Good Health Eat right, avoid too much sugar and fat Get plenty of rest…

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Strategies to Help Yourself Depressive disorders can make one feel exhausted, helpless, and hopeless. Such negative thoughts and feelings make some people feel like giving up. It is important to realize that these negative views are part of the depression and may not accurately reflect the situation. Below are guidelines adapted from the National Institute…

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Affects Over Eight Million Americans Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can occur following the experience or witnessing of a traumatic event, such as military combat, natural disasters, terrorist incidents, serious accidents, or physical or sexual assault in adult or childhood. PTSD is a real problem and can happen…

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You are cordially invited to attend a Zoom Webinar! There is NO COST to attend this webinar! Topic: Adolescent Substance Use Disorders and Psychiatric Co-morbidities PRESENTERS: Michael A. Yates, MARS, CADC, PLPC Substance Use Counselor, CenterPointe Hospital and Chelsea Croffford, MA Adolescent Counselor, CenterPointe Hospital DATE: Friday, August 27, 2021 TIME: 12:00 p.m.—1:30 p.m. REGISTRATION:…

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A Residential Treatment Program for Substance Use and Co-occurring Mental Health CenterPointe Hospital is pleased to announce plans to open an adolescent residential treatment program for substance use at our main campus in St. Charles, MO in Mid-August 2021. There is no single reason why teenagers use drugs or alcohol. The reasons for teenage drug-use…

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