Pine Rest Hires Hospital Medical Director

Pine Rest Hires Hospital Medical Director

Pine Rest Hires Hospital Medical Director

Following a lengthy national search, Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services is pleased to announce that David G. Folks, M.D., M.S., is the new medical director for the hospital programs at Pine Rest, currently encompassing 200 inpatient beds with an…

Deciphering Anger: What It’s Trying to Tell You

Deciphering Anger: What It’s Trying to Tell You

Anger is a universal emotion—everyone feels it at different times and to varying degrees. Anger arises in many contexts and the experience ranges from mild irritation (often referred to as “frustration” by women since culture doesn’t like angry women) to…

Being Cured Vs. Being Healed

Being Cured Vs. Being Healed

A cure signifies the banishment of physical illness, but a healing could mean not just a physical cure, but a repairing and strengthening of the mind and spirit to improve the quality of life even when no physical cure was possible.

Pine Rest Promotes Harmony Gould to Corporate Director

Pine Rest Promotes Harmony Gould to Corporate Director

Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services recently promoted Harmony Gould to corporate director of Community & Residential Services. Since February 1999, Gould has been a model of professional excellence at Pine Rest in the multiple roles leading up to this…

Pine Rest Promotes Longtime Employee to HR Director

Pine Rest Promotes Longtime Employee to HR Director

Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services is pleased to announce the promotion of Suzanne Bolt to Director of Human Resources. She has been interim director since September. Bolt joined Pine Rest in April 2002. She has served a variety of…

How Psychologists Help With Weight Management

How Psychologists Help With Weight Management

Many people struggle with weight control. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 33 percent of U.S. adults are overweight and an additional 36 percent are obese. Approximately one in six children in the U.S. is obese. People…

Mental Illness Affects the Whole Family

Mental Illness Affects the Whole Family
When depression, anxiety, schizophrenia or another mental illness enter a family, the emotional cost can be high and family members can be deeply affected. Depending on their circumstances, they may struggle to help a family member who doesn’t have access...