Pine Rest Publications
Our publications cover many mental health topics including anxiety, stress, dementia, depression and more. Pine Rest provides these as resources for obtaining information and to reduce the stigmas associated with behavioral health issues. Click on the links below for a PDF format version of the selected publication.
Anxiety disorders are the most common psychiatric illnesses in the United States for both children and adults. The good news is that anxiety disorders are highly treatable, and the vast majority of people with an anxiety disorder can be helped with professional care.
This issue of INSIGHTS reviews the different types of anxiety disorders, warning signs, treatment options and tips for families.
Dementia is a broad term for any medical condition that causes memory problems and problems with at least one other brain function, such as speech, concentration, or more complex thinking involving problem solving, planning, and organization.
This issue of INSIGHTS reviews the different types of dementia, warning signs, causes, treatment, tips for family caregivers and ways to reduce your risk.
Clinical depression is a serious medical illness that affects nearly one in 10 adults each year. It involves disturbances in mood, concentration, activity level, interests, appetite, social behavior and physical health.
This issue of INSIGHTS reviews the different forms of depression, depression treatment options, postpartum depression, warning signs of depression in children and older adults, symptoms of depression in men, and more.
Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders
A happy time filled with excitement and joy – it’s what most of us envision when someone is having a baby. However, for many women, this is not the reality.
This issue of INSIGHTS explores postpartum depression and other perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs), PMAD vs. “Baby Blues”, how to talk to older children about it, what to do when Dad is depressed, support & treatment options, how to reduce the risk and more.
Stress is a part of life and not all of it is bad. But too much stress can be harmful to your health.
This issue of INSIGHTS reviews what stress is, who is affected, warning signs, a quiz to see if your stress level may affect your health and 10 tips for better stress management. This issue also includes information on post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and how to spot signs of stress in children and teens.
Substance Use Disorder
Substance use disorder is not a matter of weak morals, it is a disease of the brain that has the ability to make a person’s life spiral out of control. But with intense treatment, the support of loved ones and the desire for the addicted person to end their relationship with drugs or alcohol, recovery is possible.
This issue of INSIGHTS examines biological factors that can lead to addiction, discusses commonly abused drugs and their effects, explores the role of 12 step recovery groups and offers help for family members of the addicted.
It’s a myth that feeling anger is bad. Anger signals that something in your life isn’t right and motivates you to make positive changes. It energizes you to fight for survival when you are threatened. Anger is only negative when it hurts you or others.
Distractibility. Impulsiveness. Hyperactivity. Here’s some help for ADHD symptoms!
A brain disorder causing dramatic shifts in moods, energy level and thinking that can last days, weeks or months.
What are the signs, and how do you make it stop?
Taking care of others can be rewarding … and stressful. Are you getting the support you need?
Everyone grieves differently. What’s normal? When is it time to ask for help?
Schizophrenia is a treatable disorder of the brain that changes the way people perceive the world. They may have delusions and hallucinations, say things that don’t make sense, behave strangely or withdraw from society.
A cry for help, not a cry for attention.
By knowing the warning signs, you can help prevent a suicide