Behavioral Health

Information and insights to help you better understand and treat a wide array mental or behavioral 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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  • 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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  • What's 988? What you need to know about the new national mental health crisis hotline

    What's 988? What you need to know about the new national mental health crisis hotline

    July 16 is the launch date for 988, the new three-digit dialing code to connect people with the National Suicide Prevention Hotline.

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  • Men’s health: It’s never too early to start annual exams

    Men’s health: It’s never too early to start annual exams

    Getting an annual exam might not sound like fun, but regular primary care appointments can lead to better health long term.

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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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  • Women’s health: Changes for every phase of life

    Women’s health: Changes for every phase of life

    Women’s health issues change through all phases of life. Find out what to expect at every age.

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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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  • How love, friends and a healthy sex life support mental health

    How love, friends and a healthy sex life support mental health

    For Valentine’s Day, we asked a Swedish psychiatrist all about relationships – both romantic and not – and how they affect our mental wellness. Learn more.

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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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  • Support, Community for Family Members Who Become Caregivers

    Support, Community for Family Members Who Become Caregivers

    Swedish is helping ease the way for those supporting loved ones during serious illness. Read 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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  • Stressing about the holidays? Protect your emotional health with these tips.

    Stressing about the holidays? Protect your emotional health with these tips.

    Swedish shares tips, strategies and insight into protecting your mental and emotional health during another COVID-19 holiday season.

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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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