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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    How a Neuropsychologist Helps with Concussions

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    Tips for Healthier Sleep Habits
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  • Self Image: What Do You See in the Mirror?

    Self Image: What Do You See in the Mirror?
      Mirrors are everywhere and each one provides the opportunity for self-affirmation or self-criticism. Most men and women see their bodies as a compilation of unacceptable features. As women pass a mirror they to see big thighs, jiggling arms, protruding...

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  • Wed Mar 20th 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Dr. Claudia Finkelstein

    Healthcare Provider Wellness: Hope or Hype? (Grand Rounds)

    Postma Center at Pine Rest, Grand Rapids MI

    This lecture will cover personal and system-level factors which contribute to the current malaise of healthcare providers.  It will cover several evidence-based interventions which support and enhance wellness of healthcare providers and it will go in-depth on the use of mindfulness.  There will be a review of several mindfulness practices.
  • Wed Mar 20th 2019 1:00 pm - 2:30 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.
  • Wed Mar 20th 2019 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Adolescent Healthy Living Group

    Pine Rest Christian Counseling Center, Grand Rapids MI

    The Adolescent Healthy Living Group is a program offered through Pine Rest designed to meet the needs of teens 13 years and older who are struggling with depression, anxiety or mood regulation problems.

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