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.

Parenting a difficult job and a juggling act no matter what. It requires balancing your own needs with those of your child. It involves managing your time, having adequate resources and supporting your child.

From a Therapist

Liberty Grzybowski's picture
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. 

Talk  

If a person talks about:

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Submitted by Ronda Ketner
on Jul 18 2017

There are a number of factors in determining the appropriateness of treatment.

1. Is this emotional distress disrupting daily functioning, threatening to overwhelm the child or interfere with age-appropriate emotional development?

For example, parental divorce is an emotionally upsetting experience that children react to in a variety of ways. If a child's reaction lasts longer than a month and is prevalent in other settings besides home, this indicates that normal functioning has become disrupted.

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