Laura Brucia Hamm en Shreveport nonprofit celebrates its 125-year history <p>A Shreveport nonprofit counseling agency is recognizing its 125 years in existence, and opening up its annual meeting to the public Tuesday. The Center for Families began as the Genevieve Orphanage in 1889. Today, it provides mental health services to more than 860 people a year, according to The Center for Families CEO Laura Brucia Hamm. She said the agency strives to be transparent and this annual meeting will be an opportunity to tell its story.</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 16:09:36 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 39646 at Shreveport nonprofit celebrates its 125-year history Health Matters: Early Detection of Mental Health Disorders <div><strong>Aired Thursday, September 26 at 6 p.m.&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Early treatment of mental health disorders can help save individuals, families and possibly even the community from distress. In this Health Matters <strong>Laura&nbsp;</strong></span><strong>Brucia</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong> Hamm</strong>, executive director for the <strong>Center for Families and Therapist Dr.&nbsp;</strong></span><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Richard Price</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;were our guests and took your questions about breaking the stigma associated with mental health disorders, early warning signs and access to&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">mental health care. Their counseling service can be found <strong><a href="" target="_blank">here</a></strong>.</span></div><p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett 33921 at Health Matters: Early Detection of Mental Health Disorders Shreveport counseling center reaches out to kids for fundraiser <P>The oldest nonprofit in northwest Louisiana will hold a one-mile children's run Saturday. The Center for Families is a mental health counseling agency in Shreveport. Executive director Laura Brucia Hamm says through its 123 years it's served the needs of the time. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 17:59:50 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 17781 at