As we are continually faced with the unprecedented COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, North Central Behavioral Health Systems’ offices continue to remain open as we maintain our mission of providing mental health and substance use services to our communities. However, the risks of COVID-19 necessitated that w
The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.9 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs.
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Returning to Life Following the COVID-19 Quarantine
Returning to life as the COVID-19 restrictions loosen may be much harder than anyone had expected. The experts refer to this as a “new normal” but it is not clear what this may mean for all of us emotionally.
The terminology, “new normal,” has been defined in the past as describing a “significant change following a traumatic event.” Unlike other events, however, the COVID-19 virus has not ended but we are shifting into the next phase of re-entering into the world again, all while trying to balance staying healthy and getting our lives back.
Wellness Fair held in observance of Mental Health Awareness Week
Spoon River College sponsored a Wellness Fair on Oct. 8 at the Canton Campus in recognition of Mental Health Awareness Week Oct. 6-10.
Area Treatment Programs Team Up
North Central Behavioral Health Systems and Chestnut Health Systems have reached an agreement to link their services together in order to provide better access.