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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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Are Too Many Young Americans Getting Antipsychotics for ADHD?
Study shows rise in prescriptions for the powerful medications, even though they're not OK'd for this use. More...

Brains of Teens With Bipolar Disorder Develop Differently: Study
MRI scans suggest changes in areas that regulate emotions, researchers note. More...

'Talk Therapy' May Help Persistent Sleeplessness
Relaxation techniques and sleep education safer than pills, researchers say. More...

Gun Violence Takes Toll on Kids' Mental Health, Study Finds
Even witnessing such incidents carries long-term consequences, researchers say. 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...


Does Your Child Have ADHD?
In this age of anxiety about raising children and readily available knowledge on the Internet, many people are quick to make their own diagnosis if they see any childhood behavior that doesn't seem right to them. More than one mother has asked me if their child could have ADHD? That is a question that is difficult to answer, especially when the child is very young. What do you tell a mother whose child is three or four years old? More...


Children, Television, Video Games and Attention Problems
It is said that "A picture is worth a thousand words." However, what is the impact of our children watching pictures through television and video games? Evidently, nothing good. More...


Are You Sure It's ADHD?
Ever hear the saying, "Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar?" Ever hear the saying, "Sometimes a cigar is NOT just a cigar?" Which one is it? Case in point: Everyone is telling you that your child is not doing well in school and the reason must be ADHD. More...


ADHD Assessment and Diagnosis
Everyone has moments where they do something impulsive, such as blurt out something they didn't mean to say, or lose interest in one task and switch to another before the first is complete. More...