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 »

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 »

You’re Invited: A Celebration of our First Anniversary

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Celebrate with our organizations as we mark one year of solving unmet needs in Northern Kentucky. SUN Behavioral Health President Steve Page, SUN Behavioral Kentucky CEO Brad Lincks and St. Elizabeth President and CEO Garren Colvin will share the positive effects on mental health awareness and substance use disorder outcomes throughout the community. Highlights will… 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 »

Meeting the Need for Behavioral Care

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Providers are adding more psychiatric hospitals, beds and residential treatment space across Kentucky. Across the nation and the commonwealth, health-care providers are investing in behavioral care facilities as the marketplace increasingly recognizes the value of mental health services. Kentucky’s newest hospital is the 197-bed SUN Behavioral Health facility in Erlanger, a $40 million project initiated… continue reading »

Take me out to the ballgame!

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The SUN team was invited to sing the 7th inning stretch song at the Florence Freedom baseball game on August 7 for Healthcare Employee Appreciation Night. SUN invited all staff to the game and provided two tickets each for those who were interested. We’re a proud sponsor of our local team — go Freedom!

Addiction in NKY

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NKY Magazine, Fall 2018 — Sitting at the kitchen table inside her Florence home, Mary Lu speaks quickly and with passion about her life. She sips a Diet Coke and talks about her friends and her family, her exercise group and her church. “I love life,” she says, in case those listening can’t tell from her enthusiasm… continue reading »

State of the Hospital | August 2018

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Since opening our doors in early 2018, SUN Behavioral Kentucky has been committed to providing industry-leading care to patients across Greater Cincinnati. As we continue to ramp up, we’ve received some great questions and valuable feedback from the community. We’re excited to share these insights and will use this space to provide bi-monthly updates. We’re… continue reading »