Mental and Behavioral Health Resources

Mental and Behavioral Health Resources

Mental health conditions are more common than you might think. Did you know that every year 1 in five 5 adults in the United States experiences a mental health condition, and 1 in 25 adults lives with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder.

Children are not immune. Half of all mental conditions begin by age 14, and 75% by age 24.

The good news is… these conditions are treatable disorders of the brain. Even individuals with serious mental illness have a real chance at reclaiming full, productive lives if they have access to the proper treatment, services and programs.

Pine Rest believes education is key in helping to break down the barriers of stigma preventing so many from seeking help for their mental and behavioral health conditions. We have many education resources available here and continue to create more, including a growing list of publications, social media, an ongoing blog and a video library on behavioral health topics.

In addition, we’ve provided links to many mental health resources along with access to an online mental health condition library via MedlinePlus.

Choose the topic you are interested in from the Resources menu to learn more.

  • Screening Database Informs Treatment Improvements and Provides Research Opportunities

    Screening Database Informs Treatment Improvements and Provides Research Opportunities

    Screening tools are a best practice for determining severity of symptoms, treatment goals and treatment effectiveness with individual clients. Pine Rest has compiled an impressive database totaling over 857,000 measure administrations, possibly the largest database of scores for mental health screeners ever compiled by a single behavioral healthcare organization.

  • How to Check Your Impulses Using DBT

    How to Check Your Impulses Using DBT
    When in a stressful situation, we may feel an urge to say something, to do something, to feel something, to think something. Many times these impulsive urges nudge us towards action, language, feelings or thoughts that are not effective, healthy...
  • Five Tips for Raising Happy, Healthy, Confident Kids

    Five Tips for Raising Happy, Healthy, Confident Kids
    One thing all of us parents have in common is the desire for our children to have happy lives. Unfortunately, raising happy kids takes consistent work, and you’re not going to get it right every single time. It’s important for...

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  • Mon May 27th 2019 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    Adult Healthy Living Group (Campus Clinic)

    Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services, Grand Rapids MI

    Designed to meet the needs of individuals who are struggling with depression, anxiety, or mood regulation problems, this Adult Healthy Living Group is held weekly on Mondays at Pine Rest's Campus Clinic.
  • Mon May 27th 2019 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Tired mother holding baby

    Anchored in Hope Postpartum Therapy Group

    Pine Rest Portage Clinic, Portage MI

    This group provides therapy, education and support for moms who are struggling with sleep issues, feeling overwhelmed, feeling isolated or alone, having increased anxiety, feeling guilt, sadness or irritability during the postpartum period.
  • Mon May 27th 2019 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Recovery Groups at the North Shore Clinic

    Pine Rest North Shore Clinic, Spring Lake MI

    These groups support individuals who are struggling with addiction, 18 years or older, helping them with early core recovery skills, relapse prevention skills, building support networks, managing difficult emotions and behaviors, and other skills necessary to secure and maintain recovery.

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