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Adoption and Mental Illness

Posted by on November 12, 2018 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (1)

Does adoption pose psychological risks? University of Minnesota researchers revisited this controversial issue recently and found that common DSM-IV childhood disorders are more prevalent in adoptees than nonadoptees.1 They also found that adoptees are more likely to have contact with mental health professionals.


Posted by on August 13, 2014 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (3)

In light of the suicide of actor Robin Williams and others, we at Agape Behavioral Center would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families who have lost loved ones and those who are sufferng from Depression. Below you will find the numbe4r for the National Suicide Prevention Hotline. Take care of yourself and help others.

July is Purposeful Parenting Month

Posted by on July 2, 2014 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Purposeful parenting strives to build strong, positive, functional families with children of all ages. The month of July celebrates this goal. While all parenting styles are different, the goal of purposeful parenting is to build a child's self-esteem to the point where the world can not hurt them. Purposeful parenting requires commitment, hardwork and dedication to the goal of ushering into the world productive adults. 

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Feel better today!

Posted by on June 24, 2014 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)

You know what feels good? Giving positive feedback. We know that feedback is crucial for people to improve at anything from driving to being a therapist, and many of the times we’re driven to give feedback is when we’re angry, or we’ve been wronged. 

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Posted by on May 22, 2014 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)

It's natural to be afraid when you're in danger. It's also natural to be upset when something bad happens to you or someone you know.

If you continue to feel afraid and upset weeks, months or years later, it's time to talk to a mental health professional. You might have post-traumatic stress disorder.


Facts about PTSD.

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How to start the New Year fresh

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When the holiday season comes to an end and all the festivities are over, you're left with a new year. It can be a time to set in place new things to learn and do or it can be a time of consolidation of things you're already passionately pursuing. For further information click the link below: