Pine Rest Seeks Emergency Approval for Adolescent Unit: WOODTV Interview with COO Bob Nykamp

Overcoming Depression: How Psychologists Help with Depressive Disorders

Overcoming Depression: How Psychologists Help with Depressive Disorders

Everyone experiences sadness at times. But depression is something more. Depression is extreme sadness or despair that lasts more than days. It interferes with the activities of daily life and can even cause physical pain. Fortunately, depression is highly treatable….

The Different Faces of Depression

The Different Faces of Depression

October is Depression Awareness Month With over 300 million experiencing depression worldwide, it is one of the most common mental health conditions that exists. Depression affects people of all ages, ethnicity, race, gender and income levels. Yet depression can look…

Dr. Evonne Edwards Discusses Pine Rest’s Zero Suicide Initiative on WZZM

Dr. Evonne Edwards Discusses Pine Rest’s Zero Suicide Initiative on WZZM
September 27, 2021 Dr. Evonne Edwards, Outpatient Clinical Director at Pine Rest, recently had a chance to discuss our organization's participation in the Zero Suicide Initiative with Catherine Behrendt of WZZM13. The Zero Suicide Initiative is a framework of evidence-based...

Talking to Teens About Suicide Prevention

Talking to Teens About Suicide Prevention

Suicide is a difficult topic, but it’s too important to ignore. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people ages 15 to 24. Despite a common belief that only teens and adults die by suicide, younger children…

Supporting a Family Member with Serious Mental Illness

Supporting a Family Member with Serious Mental Illness

Learn how to help a loved one through diagnosis and beyond Mental illnesses are disorders that affect a person’s mood, thoughts or behaviors. Serious mental illnesses include a variety of diseases including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and…

September Declared Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month in Michigan

September Declared Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month in Michigan
September 2021 In an effort to bring awareness to the issue of substance use disorder while also celebrating people living life in recovery, The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer have officially declared September...

Preventing Suicide: Why Talking About “It” Is Essential

Preventing Suicide: Why Talking About “It” Is Essential

Suicide touches all of us. After cancer and heart disease, suicide accounts for more years of life lost than any other cause of death. However, unlike cancer and heart disease, most of us feel very uncomfortable talking to someone about whether they are having thoughts about harming themselves. In this article, Jean Holthaus provides talking tips to start the conversation.