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

Jul 1 2015

Organizations across the country participated in recognizing July as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Named after 

In order to bring greater awareness to the issue of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the United States Senate designated June 27th as National PTSD Awareness Day. In addition, June has been designated as PTSD Awareness Month by the National Center for PTSD (NCPTSD). 

What is PTSD?

From a Therapist

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Submitted by Jamie Taylor
on Dec 9 2014

Define stress

According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), stress is defined as the brain’s response to a demand.

Our Body’s Response to Stress

Each individual responds to stress differently. Some common responses include: digestive issues, headaches, feelings of sadness, feeling lethargic, irritability and difficulty sleeping.

Stress Signs & Symptoms

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Submitted by Pam Helms
on Oct 15 2014

It is fall, what a glorious season filled with beautiful weather, bright colored leaves and outdoor activities.  But what if you are not enjoying this time of year.  What if you feel tired, depressed, irritable, poor sleep and have a decreased activity level.  Could be you are suffering from the symptoms of SAD (Seasonal Affect Disorder).  Sad occurs in 1 to 10% of the adult population, affecting more women than men and the average age of onset is 23 years of age.

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