Jefferson Oaks News & Updates

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...

The Effects of Mental Illness on our Society Today

February 16, 2014
Mental health is a major problem in this country. It often seems to be the "step-child" of more publicized medical issues and is pushed aside as 'not a primary concern'. However, when we look at the severe impact  mental illness has on our communities,  schools, workplaces, homes, even personal...
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