In recognition of National Family Caregiver Month, Brook Lane and Potomac Case Management Services are hosting a free Caring for the Caregiver Resource Fair on October 30 and a series of virtual programs via Facebook Live throughout the month of November.
Caring for a loved one is often a physically and emotionally draining experience. Stress, exhaustion and burnout are quite common. If not addressed, it can take a toll on one’s health, relationships and emotional well-being.
Spirituality can have a positive impact on a caregiver’s ability to cope with the stress and exhaustion that often accompanies providing primary care for a loved one. Leaning on one’s faith is helpful in seeking meaning and understanding as a caregiver.
No one understands the challenges of being a caregiver more than those who have walked that road themselves. Join us for a frank discussion on some of the challenges and rewards of providing care to a loved one.
For many of us, the holiday season can seem hectic. For those who provide primary care to others however, the holidays can bring an increased level of stress. A recognition that we cannot do it all is often what is needed during this time.
Adolescents are one of the more difficult therapy groups to counsel. Their brains function differently than adults. Many years of research has confirmed that the brain continues to develop well into a youth’s early 20’s.
This 4-hour continuing education Zoom seminar will provide a comprehensive review and update of commonly prescribed medications for the treatment of various mental health disorders, to include ADHD, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, psychosis and others.
Research studies have shown that untreated depression adversely affects the brain and can cause long-term damage as well as increase the risk for cognitive impairment. Esketamine, a drug made from ketamine, has been approved by the FDA and proven to be effective for patients who do not respond to traditional antidepressant treatment.