North Central Behavioral Health Systems

Life is a balancing act.

Everyone can identify a point in their life when they became overwhelmed by stress, anxiety, depression or addiction. Even if these symptoms disappear, the underlying problems often don’t. Confidential, expert counseling from NCBHS can provide you with the tools to know yourself better and restore lasting balance in your life.

Special Announcements

The Washington, DC based National Council for Behavioral Health announced the election of Don Miskowiec as its board chair effective July 1, 2017. Miskowiec is the President and Chief Executive Officer of North Central Behavioral Health, a system that provides mental health and substance use treatment services in north central and central Illinois and he has served in a variety of health care executive positions in community organizations and hospitals.

Unused drugs are a potential source of supply for illegal consumption and pose an unacceptable risk to public health and safety.
As of November 2nd, 2017, North Central Behavioral Health Systems has resumed providing a full array of outpatient services in our Macomb office location and continue to offer Intensive Home Based Services, community-support, and other mental health and substance use treatment services for both youth and adults.
As a result of major State of Illinois contract budget cuts, North Central previously had to restrict the number of services we provide within the Mc

From a Therapist

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Submitted by Liberty Grzybowski
on Oct 3 2017

October is National Bullying Prevention Month.  One out of every five students report being the victim of bullying.  Bullying is defined as “intentional behavior that hurts, harms or humiliates a student, either physically or emotionally”.  Bullying can happen at school, in the community or online.  Bullying is not about conflict, it is about power and control.  Kids and adults who bully often use their power, such as physical strength, embarrassing information or popularity to control or harm others.

Bullying Statistics

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Submitted by Liberty Grzybowski
on Sep 7 2017

In the United States, nearly 44,193 people commit suicide every year.  This means that on average, someone dies from suicide every 16.2 minutes.  Chances are that you or someone you know has been affected by suicide.  Suicide can be prevented.  It is important to be aware of the warning signs because, statistically speaking, you may be able to save a life, potentially even your own. 

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