Resources

Program Brochures and Fact Cards

In addition to the information provided on our website, Lakeside is please to provide our brochures and fact cards in pdf format for easy downloading and printing.

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Articles of Interest

Lakeside is committed to providing information to the community in dealing with the issues of addiction and mental health issues.

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Alcoholism

Alcoholism is a disease characterized by the uncontrolled use of, and addiction to, alcohol. The alcoholic can’t stop drinking because he or she depends on alcohol to function.

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Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders are a group of mental illnesses that cause people to suffer from excessive worry and abnormal feelings of nervousness without particular causes, which cannot be alleviated through normal actions.

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Autism

Autism is an umbrella term for a wide spectrum of disorders also referred to clinically as “Pervasive Developmental Disorders” (PDD) and “Autism Spectrum Disorders” (ASD.)

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Asperger Syndrome/Asperger’s Disorder

Asperger’s Disorder is one of the newest members of a family called Autism Spectrum Disorders, also known as Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDDs).

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Childhood Disintegrative Disorder (CDD)

As part of the Autism Spectrum, CDD is an extremely rare disorder with very specific signs of regression in physical functioning such as motor skills or control over bladder and bowel movement.

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Depression

Depression is a depressive disorder that involves a person's body, mood, and thoughts.

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Electro Convulsive Therapy

ECT (Electro Convulsive Therapy) is a treatment for severe episodes of major depression, mania, and some types of schizophrenia.

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External Links

In addition to the Lakeside BHS website, there are many external website resources that you can utilize. We hope you find these sites helpful.

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Mental Health Disorders

During any one-year period, up to 50 million Americans -- more than 22 percent -- suffer from a clearly diagnosable mental disorder involving a degree of incapacity that interferes with relationships, employment, attendance at school, or activities of daily life.

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Pervasive Developmental Disorder

Children with PDD-NOS have similar impairments such as poor communication, repetitive behavior, lack of imagination and lack of social interaction, like children with Asperger’s Disorder.

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Phobias

According to the American Psychiatric Association (APA), a phobia is an uncontrollable, irrational, and persistent fear of a specific object, situation, or activity.

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Rett's Syndrome

Rett syndrome is a neurodevelopmenal disorder that affects girls almost exclusively. It is characterized by normal early growth and development followed by a slowing of development, loss of purposeful use of the hands, distinctive hand movements, slowed brain and head growth, problems with walking, seizures, and intellectual disability.

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