Mental Health

Information and insights to help you better understand and treat a wide array mental or behavioral health conditions

  • Watch video: The importance of having compassion for ourselves

    Watch video: The importance of having compassion for ourselves

    A Swedish behavioral health expert offers some guidance on treating ourselves with love and kindness.

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  • Watch video: Do you struggle with distracting thoughts?

    Watch video: Do you struggle with distracting thoughts?

    A Swedish behavioral health expert offers advice for when we are overwhelmed by negative or distressing thoughts.

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  • Watch video: The power of positive affirmations

    Watch video: The power of positive affirmations

    A Swedish behavioral health expert on the mood-boosting power of positive self-talk.

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  • Watch video: Breathe. A Swedish expert shares some mindfulness guidance

    Watch video: Breathe. A Swedish expert shares some mindfulness guidance

    These deep breathing techniques can help us manage stress and anxiety.

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  • Watch video: Tap into gratitude with these tips from a Swedish expert

    Watch video: 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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  • The hard work of hope: Swedish celebrates research for Clinical Trials Day

    The hard work of hope: Swedish celebrates research for Clinical Trials Day

    We recognize historic advances in health and medicine and the ongoing work that will change lives for generations to come.

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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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  • On this year's Day of Silence, Swedish stands with LGBTQIA+ students

    On this year's Day of Silence, Swedish stands with LGBTQIA+ students

    We recognize every LGBTQIA+ student's right to respect, dignity and safety.

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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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