NKY Tribune: SUN Behavioral Health expanding its Telehealth Services in response to pandemic; feeling anxious?

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SUN Behavioral Kentucky, part of a network of community hospitals working to solve the unmet needs of those with mental illness and substance use disorders, is expanding its Telehealth Services in response to the COVID-19 national emergency. Beginning immediately, individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, mental health or substance use-related issues can receive a level-of-care telehealth… continue reading »

Cincinnati Enquirer: Free online mental health consultations available through SUN Behavioral Health

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Free online consultations for those struggling with mental health issues are now available through Sun Behavioral Health’s Northern Kentucky office. The office sent out a news release Wednesday announcing an expansion of its Telehealth Services in response to COVID-19. Appointments are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week through the Zoom app, officials… continue reading »

Cincinnati Enquirer: Coronavirus in Ohio — Mental health care expands in pandemic through telemedicine

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So far, Cincinnati area residents seem to be handling the stress of the coronavirus pandemic pretty well. But when people need help, more of them are good with a video call with their therapist. Behavioral and mental health experts across the region say they are not seeing a rise in calls from people in crisis, three weeks into the… continue reading »

Coronavirus: What You Need to Know from SUN Behavioral

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to present unique and rapidly changing challenges. SUN remains committed to responding quickly and responsibly to the needs of its staff, patients and their loved ones. All Casual Visitation to the Hospital has been Suspended Family modes of communication with loved ones include extended tele-visitation times throughout the day and access… continue reading »

November 23 is International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

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Losing someone you love to suicide is a devastating, life-changing experience. But you are never alone. There is great comfort in community, especially during times when we struggle to find understanding and hope. That’s why the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hosts hundreds of Survivor Day events around the world every year. Come together to… 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 »

Thank You for Celebrating Our First Anniversary With Us

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We appreciate everyone who came out to mark our one-year anniversary of solving unmet needs in Northern Kentucky. On July 26, SUN Behavioral Health President Steve Page, SUN Behavioral Kentucky CEO Brad Lincks and St. Elizabeth President and CEO Garren Colvin shared the positive effects SUN and our partner organizations have had on mental health… 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 »

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 »