Suicide Prevention Month

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Suicidal thoughts, like mental health issues, can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background. The 10th leading cause of death in the U.S., suicide claimed more than 47,000 American lives in 2017, leaving behind thousands of friends and family members to navigate the loss. Often, those suicide loss survivors are left in the dark,… continue reading »

9/27 CEU: Clinical Supervision

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In partnership with Nemeth Counseling and Consultation, we invite you to attend our free Continuing Education Course on September 27. SPACE IS LIMITED. RSVP by Monday, September 23rd to eaustin@suncolumbus.com or by clicking here. THE PROGRAM This clinical supervision training will focus on the following concepts: Understanding the difference between supervision and therapy, understanding the… continue reading »

WOSU: In-Patient Behavioral Health Facility For Adolescents Opens In Columbus

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SUN Behavioral Health opens an in-patient adolescent facility in North Columbus on Monday. Central Ohio kids who could be a danger to themselves or others have limited options for the comprehensive care they need. Brandon Farris from SUN Behavioral Health estimates Franklin County only has about 60 beds for in-patient services for young people struggling… continue reading »

May is Mental Health Month

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Today marks the start of National Mental Health Month. For 70 years, the U.S. has honored this observance to build awareness about the importance of mental health. Check out this video from the National Association for Behavioral Healthcare and help us spread the word to break down barriers and give all patients true access to… continue reading »

AIA: A new era dawns in behavioral health design

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The American Institute of Architects, March 18, 2019 — Departing from the institutionalized care of the past, architects are designing behavioral health hospitals, clinics, and specialized environments that better reflect the needs of patients and staff. Erin Sharp Newton has spent years designing buildings in cities around the globe, always with a focus on how her work… continue reading »

SUN Behavioral Health Opens Aurora at SUN Columbus

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Unit Designed to Support LGBTQIA+ Patients Through Treatment Journey COLUMBUS, OH – December 3, 2018 – SUN Behavioral Health, a network of mental health facilities that works to solve the unmet needs of those struggling with mental illness and substance use disorders, today announced it will open its new Aurora unit at SUN Columbus on… continue reading »

The State of Mental Health in America

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Mental Health America recently released its latest report on the state of mental health in America. We’ve included some of their key findings in the following. Read the full report here. Over 44 million American adults have a mental health condition. Since the release of the first State of Mental Health in America report (2015),… continue reading »