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Friday Inspiration: Daily Self-Check

Posted on Jul 5, 2019 in Counseling, Inspiration, News, Self-Care, Therapy

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” William James Need help to reflect on your life? The therapists at Agor Behavioral Health Services are available to assist you. Contact us today for more information or to schedule an appointment by calling 630-621-5824 or send us a...

Friday Inspiration: Happiness

Posted on Jun 28, 2019 in Counseling, Inspiration, News, Therapy

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Need help to find happiness in your life? The therapists at Agor Behavioral Health Services are available to assist you. Contact us today for more information or to schedule an appointment by calling 630-621-5824 or send us a...

Sleep Deprivation: Causes and Tips to Help

Posted on Jun 27, 2019 in Depression, Exercise & Mental Health, Health and Fitness, Mental Health Awareness, News, Sleep Deprivation, Sleep Issues, Therapy

Inadequate sleep can hamper an individual’s ability to function properly. Continued lack of restorative sleep is detrimental to psychological and physical health. Sustained lack of sleep can cause poor decision making, flawed judgment, obesity, a negative outlook on life and difficulty in handling emotions. It can result in a person feeling fatigued and sleepy throughout the day. Sleep deprivation is a major culprit behind fatal automobile accidents as inadequate sleep impairs a person’s motor functions and reduces hand-eye coordination, similar to alcohol consumption. Common Symptoms Daytime napping is a common indicator of sleep deprivation. Other signs that indicate lack of sleep include: Frequent yawning Poor concentration Mood swings Fatigue...

Friday Inspiration: Change

Posted on Jun 21, 2019 in Counseling, Inspiration, News, Therapy

“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” Walt Disney Need help to overcome changes in your life? The therapists at Agor Behavioral Health Services are available to assist you. Contact us today for more information or to schedule an appointment by calling 630-621-5824 or send us a...

Teen Suicide Risk

Posted on Jun 20, 2019 in Anxiety, Counseling, Depression, Grief, News, Suicide, Teens

Teenagers undergo major life changes and are prone to extreme mood changes. If they are unable to cope with these changes, they may experience episodes of anxiety, depression and other mental health concerns which may lead to suicide. Suicide is the second highest cause of death among teenagers worldwide. While suicidal ideation is not something you can particularly cure, you may be able to prevent instances of suicide in those that are in your reach. How do you figure out if a teenager is suicidal or not? Some teenagers expertly hide their emotions and it is difficult to tell whether they are in fact considering ending their lives. A...

Friday Inspiration: Challenges

Posted on Jun 14, 2019 in Counseling, Inspiration, Psychiatry, Stress, Therapy

“You have to believe in yourself, challenge yourself, and push yourself until the very end; that’s the only way you’ll succeed.” G-Dragon   Need help to overcome challenges in your life? The therapists at Agor Behavioral Health Services are available to assist you. Contact us today for more information or to schedule an appointment by calling 630-621-5824 or send us a message....