Brain and Behavioral Health

Your mental health touches everything you do from your personal relationships and work performance, to your physical health and the ability to lead a fulfilling life. One out of four Rhode Islanders will experience a mental illness in their lifetime, such as depression, anxiety, or an addiction. Let the brain and behavioral health experts at Butler Hospital and Care New England guide you in your pursuit of wellness. We can help you, your family, and friends have a healthier mind by learning how to prevent illness, and we can help you find your way back to health when you’re not feeling well.

Featured Posts in Brain and Behavioral Health

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Unbusy: The Pursuit of Balance

Being constantly engaged can lead to being too stressed. The other extreme of busy is boredom, which can be equally as detrimental to our health.

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Get an Emotional Checkup

When we have a headache, we take an aspirin. When we have a cold, we visit the doctor. So why do we ignore our emotional health?

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A String of Days

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