Swedish Behavioral Health Team

Whether it's stress, anxiety, dementia, addiction or any number of life events that impede our ability to function, mental health is a topic that impacts nearly everyone. The Swedish Behavioral Health Team is committed to offering every-day tips and clinical advice to help you and your loved ones navigate mental health conditions.

  • Tap into gratitude with these tips from a Swedish expert

    Tap into gratitude with these tips from a Swedish expert

    Try this exercise to help reflect on the positive parts of your day and boost your mood.

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  • Understanding the effects of domestic violence

    Understanding the effects of domestic violence

    A behavioral health expert from Swedish shares insights and strategies to help identify and address domestic violence and its impact on your health.

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  • For Mental Health Awareness Week, a roundup of resources and information

    For Mental Health Awareness Week, a roundup of resources and information

    Learn more about mental health, how it affects your overall well-being and ways to address any issues and find help.

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  • A Life Worth Living: Suicide Awareness and Prevention

    A Life Worth Living: Suicide Awareness and Prevention

    Yours is a life worth living. Learn the signs and risk factors of suicide and proactive steps you can take for yourself or a loved one.

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  • Integrated outpatient mental health care

    Integrated outpatient mental health care

    Learn how outpatient mental health care at Swedish provides solutions for addiction recovery and help for mental and behavioral health issues.

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  • Helping Your Kids Handle Back-to-School Anxiety

    Helping Your Kids Handle Back-to-School Anxiety

    Heading back to school can cause stress and worry for some kids. Learn how to help them navigate these thoughts and emotions.

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  • Mental health and violence: Debunking the myths

    Mental health and violence: Debunking the myths

    Despite widespread belief, it’s a myth that people with mental illnesses are prone to violence. Learn more about other common misconceptions.

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  • Five ways to care for yourself in the aftermath of a national tragedy

    Five ways to care for yourself in the aftermath of a national tragedy

    Swedish behavioral health experts offer advice to help you and your family move forward.

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  • Recognize and manage the signs of mental health struggles

    Recognize and manage the signs of mental health struggles

    The pandemic has been difficult on our mental health. A mental health expert at Swedish shares some warning signs and coping tactics.

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  • Understanding mental health counseling

    Understanding mental health counseling

    A mental health expert at Swedish shares insights and information to help you understand counseling, what it entails and when it’s needed.

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  • Medicated in Seattle: What medicine can do for mental health

    Medicated in Seattle: What medicine can do for mental health

    A recent survey showed that more adults take medication for mental health in Seattle than in any other U.S. city. Why? Learn more from a Swedish psychiatrist.

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  • Overdose deaths are rising. Swedish responds with treatment and support.

    Overdose deaths are rising. Swedish responds with treatment and support.

    More people have died from drug overdoses in the past year than ever before. Learn from a Swedish addiction expert about how health systems are responding.

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  • What parents need to know about eating disorders

    What parents need to know about eating disorders

    A behavioral health expert at Swedish answers parents’ questions and shares insight about eating disorders and their impact. Learn more.

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  • This year, focus resolutions on overall health and well-being

    This year, focus resolutions on overall health and well-being

    Advice from a Swedish expert to help you make realistic, sustainable goals and improve your chances of success. Learn more.

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  • Anxious in Seattle: Report shows Seattle is most stressed major city in the U.S.

    Anxious in Seattle: Report shows Seattle is most stressed major city in the U.S.

    Seattle is the most anxious among the 15 largest metro areas in the U.S., with 54.5% of the adult population of King, Pierce and Snohomish counties reporting they felt nervous, anxious or on edge.

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  • Helping kids face change and uncertainty

    Helping kids face change and uncertainty

    A child psychiatrist from Swedish shares tips and answers questions about improving children’s resilience during the pandemic.

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  • You are not alone: Finding ways to prevent suicide

    You are not alone: Finding ways to prevent suicide

    A behavioral health specialist from Swedish shares insights about recognizing suicide warning signs and offers tips for prevention.

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  • Be your own Valentine with self-care

    Be your own Valentine with self-care

    Swedish shares seven ways self-care can help you celebrate your relationship with yourself this Valentine’s Day.

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  • Debunking the myths about teen antidepressant use

    Debunking the myths about teen antidepressant use

    Swedish examines five common myths about teens, antidepressant use and depression treatment.

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  • Promoting resilience in young children: Five tips for parents

    Promoting resilience in young children: Five tips for parents

    Find out how to improve emotional well-being for children and prevent mental health disorders before they begin.

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