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Behavioral health disorders include mental illness, substance abuse and addictive behaviors like pornography or compulsive gambling. Nearly half of Americans will develop a mental illness and 27 percent will suffer from a substance abuse problem during their lifetime, according to the American Hospital Association’s “Trend Watch.” In any given year, 25 percent of the American population experiences either a mental illness or a substance abuse problem.

   The treatment team at Provo Canyon Behavioral Hospital understands that life’s challenges affect how we feel. These feelings can sometimes be overwhelming, leaving us emotionally exhausted. This exhaustion can lead to feelings of depression and/or anxiety. These conditions may develop rapidly or slowly over time. Whatever behavioral health challenges you or a loved one experience, Provo Canyon Behavioral Hospital is here to help.

   Provo Canyon Behavioral Hospital has dedicated inpatient programs for adolescents, adults and older adults — all led by a team of specialized psychiatrists and physicians. Provo’s comprehensive programs treat issues including bipolar, psychological trauma, depression, anxiety and suicide interventions. The staff also specializes in treating addictions such as alcoholism, substance or prescription drug abuse.

   In addition to helping patients and their families, Provo Canyon Behavioral Hospital is committed to helping those in the community understand and recognize the complexities often associated with behavioral health issues and addictions. As a clinical affiliate with the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, Provo Canyon Behavioral Hospital is committed to recognizing warning signs of suicide. Training classes and workshops are available to groups and organizations that wish to join the fight against this silent epidemic.

   For more information, visit pcbh.com.

Medical Tip: The first step in treating a mental disorder is recognizing that something is not right. The second step is getting help. These two steps may be the hardest part of the healing process. Once you seek help from a qualified healthcare provider, a correct diagnosis is made and proper treatment is given to help you or a loved one get back on track. Early recognition and treatment offers the greatest chance of recovery.

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