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Free Mental Health Services During Recovery Month

September 9, 2013

Mental health services are in the spotlight during recovery month, and that’s good news for you! If you’ve ever wanted to participate in a mental health event, now is a great time to get involved. Recovery Month events are happening all over the state, and that includes free mental health services. Let’s join together to raise awareness and improve mental health! Continue reading

Mental Health Treatment Centers Celebrate Recovery Month’s Pathways to Wellness

September 2, 2013

Despite appearances, mental health treatment centers don’t just focus on your brain. Recovery is about total wellness, which encompasses mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual health. Achieving overall health isn’t a solo venture, either – recruit as many people as you like to help build a solid support network. It might help everyone involved! This Recovery Month, we want to look at the variety of ways that you can find total wellness. Continue reading

Community Mental Health Centers: An Affordable Care Option

August 26, 2013

Community mental health centers like Guardian Behavioral Health Foundation are working to provide affordable care for the people who need it. Did you know that it’s not just low-income households who can benefit from our services? Needs within the mental health field are widely varied, and no individual faces the exact same problem. Community services have been established to meet everyone’s needs, and that might mean you or someone you love. Continue reading

Mental Health Counseling as a Career

August 19, 2013

Considering mental health counseling as a career? You’re looking at a challenging, rewarding field with plenty of opportunities for growth. Becoming a mental health counselor can be an exciting process, with new discoveries and research contributing to rapid development in the field. Your education and training can be very important, even after you begin working professionally. A mental health counselor never stops learning, no matter how long they’ve been practicing! Continue reading

How to Access Free Mental Health Services

August 12, 2013

Free mental health services are available to you today; all you have to do is take the first step. It may sound daunting at first, but once you reach out and ask for help, we can be there with you during the rest of your journey. If you’re seeking mental health help and you’re not sure where to start, continue reading. Guardian Behavioral Health Foundation offers low- or no-cost mental health services to the community to get help for everyone who needs it. Continue reading

Affordable Mental Heath Treatment: The Guardian Process

August 11, 2013

Affordable Mental Health Treatment with Guardian has never been easier. Continue reading

Behind the Scenes in a Mental Health Treatment Center

August 5, 2013

Mental health treatment gets a bad rap in the media. According to some movies, a treatment facility is all about padded walls and straitjackets, electroshock therapy and ‘crazy’ people. These beliefs are outdated myths, and do not reflect reality.
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DSM-5 and Behavioral Health Services: Workshop Recap

July 30, 2013

Our behavioral health services include regular fundraising events and educational workshops geared towards helping individuals, families, and professionals deepen their understanding of mental health.This month we were pleased to host two workshops, “Bridging the Gap” and “Psychopharmacology.” Both topics are timely in the mental health industry and generated some informative discussions among mental health professionals. For those of you who missed it, below is a recap of what we covered in our behavioral health workshops this month. Continue reading

Mental Health Treatment and You: Seeking Help When You Need It

July 22, 2013

Mental health treatment: three words that carry an enormous amount of stigma. Although an estimated 57.7 million Americans are dealing with a mental health disorder each year, less than one-third seek treatment. These are devastating statistics, especially because most mental health disorders are highly treatable. There could be any number of reasons why people aren’t seeking the treatment they need; so how can you know when to get help? Continue reading

Mental Health Counseling 101

July 15, 2013

What is mental health counseling and how might it benefit you? This is a question facing many people today, as mental illness sheds its stigma and steps into the spotlight. Mental health counseling can play an important role in mental health treatment, regardless of the severity of a diagnosis. But when you’re new to mental health care, it might all seem a bit foreign to you. Today we’ll give you an overview of mental health counseling, a valuable service for people living with a mental illness. Continue reading

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