Jefferson Oaks News & Updates

Learning How to Set Boundaries at a Mental Health Facility in Baton Rouge

November 5, 2015
  I think a lot of us have been there, unable to set boundaries and speak assertively with family, friends, and co-workers. In the end, you're stuck feeling unhappy, frustrated, resentful, and alone. The good thing is that setting boundaries can be accomplished easily in just a few...

Louisiana Psychiatric Medical Association Annual Conference

October 30, 2015
Jefferson Oaks behavioral health staff recently attended the Louisiana Psychiatric Medical Association annual conference where we were afforded an opportunity to have an informative exchange with over 100 Psychiatrists on critical mental health problems and issues. Members of our Baton Rouge and...

Professional Development, an Attendees Prospective

October 15, 2015
The team at Jefferson Oaks Baton Rouge outpatient center recently attended a Louisiana mental health and wellness conference at the Renaissance Hotel in Baton Rouge. This conference was the annual Louisiana Counseling Association Conference; The focus of this year's conference was...

Using Mindfulness to Overcome Depression and Anxiety

October 10, 2015
As a clinician who helps clients with behavioral health issues in Madisonville, LA, I often hear clients discuss how easy it can be to feel overwhelmed by their day to day responsibilities and stressors. So often we are focused on what we have to accomplish while simultaneously focusing on what we...

Don’t Let Anxiety Control Your Life | Jefferson Oaks Treatment Center

April 25, 2014
Recently, a few of my colleagues and I were at a breakfast where we found ourselves discussing the issue of anxiety in our youth. In the mental health profession, there are always hot topics or trending diagnoses. Anxiety disorders appear to be trending in all age groups, but expressly with...