Introducing Our Adolescent Day Program

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A better future for teens starts today. Today, we’re proud to launch our new Adolescent Day Program for teens age 13-17. It’s an outpatient therapeutic day treatment designed to address emotional and behavioral issues, including anxiety, poor impulse control, depression, self-harm or thoughts of self-harm, and substance use. The program is available Monday thru Friday… continue reading »

10/18 CEU: Grief and Loss

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In partnership with Nemeth Counseling and Consultation, we invite you to attend our free Continuing Education Course on October 18. CLASS IS CURRENTLY FULL. THE PROGRAM Grief is a universal experience, but also one of the most misunderstood. It can take many different forms, each with its own unique challenges. Meanwhile, myths and misconceptions about… continue reading »

10/9: Franklin County Guardianship Service Board Discussion

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SUN Behavioral will host the members of the Franklin County Guardianship Service Board for a discussion on guardianship! RSVP by clicking here. We will explore: Definitions Processes How to make a referral Alternatives Resources Details: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Location: SUN Behavioral Columbus 900 E Dublin Granville Rd Columbus, OH 43229 link… continue reading »

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 »

Is Your Teen at Risk?

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BACK-TO-SCHOOL TIME CAN TRIGGER MENTAL ILLNESS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE Millions of teenagers across the country struggle with depression, anxiety and other behavioral health issues. In fact, a staggering 20 percent of 13 to 17-year-olds live with a mental health condition, and 50 percent of all lifetime mental illness cases begin by age 14. For parents… 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 »