Jefferson Oaks News & Updates

Understanding Grief and Loss and How to Cope

November 13, 2018
We will all experience a loss at some point in our lives. We may lose a job, our relationships may end, or someone we love may pass away. Grief knows no limits and can appear immediately after a loss or take some time to surface. It is important to note that every person experiences grief...

The GROUP & GROUP THERAPY………

November 9, 2018
Having recently attended the annual American Art Therapy Association Conference, I am reminded of how important it is to stay connected with those that restore and empower you. Reconnecting with colleagues brought new energy, new ideas and much positive emotion. Knowing who our people are and...

Help for College Students in Need of Mental Health Services

September 25, 2018
Please see below for an excellent resource guide for college students and families in need of psychiatric support while attending college. Students and families that are located in the Greater Baton Rouge area, can always seek out support from Jefferson Oaks Behavioral Health. Here at JOBH, we...

Distress Tolerance in Everyday Life

July 11, 2018
Distress Tolerance in Everyday Life Stress is an important and complex part of our experience as human beings.  Some stress can be beneficial as a motivator (eustress) and some stress can be harmful to our minds and bodies (distress). When life pushes us too far and we become distressed, the...

Emerging Adulthood: The Transition from Adolescence to Early Adulthood

April 15, 2018
For many young people, graduating from high school is considered to be a significant milestone. This transition often symbolizes transformation from child to adult and signifies the time for making adult choices. According to Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development, adolescents (ages 14-18)...
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