Warner Robins remedy program to assist teenagers take care of nervousness

Warner Robins remedy program to assist teenagers take care of nervousness

This system takes place in a enjoyable, interactive, group-therapy setting.

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — Piedmont Behavioral Well being is increasing its applications in Houston County for teenagers dealing with nervousness and melancholy.

We visited the ability and spoke with their psychological well being therapists to see what this system is all about.

Not too far off Watson Boulevard, teenagers experiencing emotional or behavioral points can now get assist from Piedmont Behavioral psychological well being therapists.

Laura is a licensed psychological well being therapist for Piedmont Behavioral Well being. 

She says extra teenagers really feel a way of isolation due to the pandemic.

“Everyone actually deserves the best to manage successfully and really feel good each day and have a top quality of life,” Laura mentioned.

She additionally says there aren’t a number of native psychological well being sources for 13- to 17-year-olds.

“The Houston County Board of Training has constantly reached out to us to tell us that there’s a large want right here,” Laura mentioned.

Now, she and psychological well being therapist Lamar Lewis assist center faculty and highschool college students work on their relationships with themselves and others. 

Lewis mentioned, “Studying their relationship with issues like anger and why they’re offended and the place the supply of that’s coming from is absolutely vital.”

This system takes place in a “enjoyable, interactive, group-therapy setting.” That is based on Director of Medical Operations for Piedmont Behavioral Well being Sandra Gardner.

“This stage of care is sweet for youths who’re perhaps seeing a therapist locally like as soon as every week, however it’s simply not sufficient,” Gardner mentioned, “Or they do not want inpatient care, however this can be a increased stage of care the place they’ll come three days every week.”

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Laura mentioned, “The extra those that we will attain the more healthy folks might be.”

Physicians, faculty counselors, and different therapists can refer your youngster, however they do not need to be referred to qualify for this system.

Piedmont says they’re going to provide short-term intensive programming, so college students can nonetheless participate in common faculty and group actions.

Their workplace is positioned in Warner Robins, close to Watson Boulevard, at 402 Osigian Boulevard, Suite 100.

For extra data and for extra psychological well being sources, go to their web site; and for these of you , you possibly can attain out to their Behavioral Well being workers by calling 478-464-8183.