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.


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  • Pine Rest Traverse City Clinic Expands Its Psychiatric Services

    Pine Rest Traverse City Clinic Expands Its Psychiatric Services

    Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services’ Traverse City Clinic increased its services recently. Having two new psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners will expand its ability to respond to the growing mental health crisis. Laurie Anger, MSN, NP, PMHNP-BC, is a…

  • Can suicide risk be detected in the blood?

    Can suicide risk be detected in the blood?

    Five-year, $3.6 million federal grant to fuel search for biomarker-based methods to evaluate suicide risk. The project is the first longitudinal study of its kind, and is a collaboration between Van Andel Institute’s Lena Brundin, M.D., Ph.D., Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services’ Eric Achtyes, M.D., M.S., and Columbia University Department of Psychiatry’s John Mann, M.D.

  • Pine Rest Pella Clinic Expands Its Psychiatric Services

    Pine Rest Pella Clinic Expands Its Psychiatric Services

    Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services expands its psychiatric services to the community. Having a new psychiatrist and physician assistant on staff will increase the Pine Rest Pella Clinic’s ability to respond to the growing mental health crisis. Monte Bernhagen,…


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  • Tue Sep 17th 2019 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Open Interviews Day!

    Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services, Grand Rapids MI

    Have a passion for helping others? We invite you to stop in during our open job interview day for psychiatric technicians (entry level direct patient care providers), registered nurses and more. Currently only part-time positions available. Apply online ahead of time and please bring your resume!
  • Tue Sep 17th 2019 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Mood Management for Chronic Pain Group

    Pine Rest Campus Clinic, Grand Rapids MI

    Our Mood Management group helps and motivates adults living with chronic pain to build skills and reduce suffering, by understanding and managing the thoughts, emotions and behaviors that accompany the pain.
  • Tue Sep 17th 2019 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Overcoming Anxiety and Depression Therapy Group

    Pine Rest Kalamazoo Clinic, Kalamazoo MI

    This weekly support group is designed for adults who are struggling with anxiety, depression and other mood regulation problems.

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