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Welcome to Peak Wellness Center

Life can sometimes feel overwhelming. At Peak Wellness Center, your overall well-being is our primary focus. A healthy mind is an essential part of wellness. Your life can be better, and we can help!

 

 
Featured Topics
Addictions. Addiction is the repeated involvement with a substance or activity, despite the substantial harm it now causes, because that involvement was (and may continue to be) pleasurable and/or valuable. More...
Addictions: Alcohol and Substance Abuse. People who become addicted to alcohol/drugs are gradually introduced and desensitized to them over a period of time. More...
ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This topic center provides a detailed description of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), its causes, symptoms and treatments. ADHD is a neurological disorder that develops during childhood and can persist into adulthood. More...
Child Development and Parenting: Early Childhood. This document surveys child development between the age of 2 to 7 years, a period sometimes referred to as early childhood. The document also provides parenting information specific to this age group. More...
Depression: Major Depression & Unipolar Varieties. This topic center is a comprehensive overview of the unipolar mood disorders with an emphasis on the causes of and treatments for depression. More...
Family & Relationship Issues. Family and personal relationships and friendships can be very difficult to handle. We've gathered resources to help you learn about and better manage relationship problems you may be experiencing. More...
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Acute Stress Disorder is an anxiety disorder which may involve dissociation that occurs in the wake of exposure to traumatic events. This topic center provides an overview of the causes, symptoms and treatments for PTSD. More...

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Research Shows Possible Neurological Patterns for PTSD Symptoms
Imaging shows brain receptor linked to emotion also has ties to some trauma symptoms. More...

PTSD Link to Food Addiction Seen in Report
Study finds women with worst PTSD more likely to be addicted to food, but it's not clear if one causes the other. More...

Schizophrenia Deemed Group of Eight Separate Disorders
Schizophrenia is not a single disorder but rather a group of eight distinct disorders, each caused by changes in gene clusters that lead to different symptoms, according to a study published online Sept. 15 in The American Journal of PsychiatryMore...

Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD
Combination treatment seems to reduce anger and violent tendencies, study finds. More...

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Are You a Codependent Parent? How to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children
Codependency causes so much unhappiness. Research shows that codependency is learned in families and passed on generationally. It prevents the development of healthy, independently functioning individuals. When parents are codependent, codependency gets transmitted unless they're self-aware and consciously make an effort to respond to their children in healthy ways that counteract their codependent patterning. More...


Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Like adults, children and adolescents can have mental health disorders that interfere with the way they think, feel, and act. When untreated, mental health disorders can lead to school failure, family conflicts, drug abuse, violence, and even suicide. More...


Child and Adolescent Development Overview: Infants
Our Child and Adolescent material is divided into several topic centers to make it easy for parents and caregivers to focus on the areas in which they are especially interested in. More...


Child and Adolescent Development Overview: Middle Childhood
Our Child and Adolescent material is divided into several topic centers to make it easy for parents and caregivers to focus on the areas in which they are especially interested in. More...


Child and Adolescent Development Overview: Early Childhood
Our Child and Adolescent material is divided into several topic centers to make it easy for parents and caregivers to focus on the areas in which they are especially interested in. More...


Child and Adolescent Development Overview: Adolescence
Our Child and Adolescent material is divided into several topic centers to make it easy for parents and caregivers to focus on the areas in which they are especially interested in. More...