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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

  • Seasonal Affective Disorder

With a Little Help, The “Winter Blues” Brighten Up

Seasonal Affective Disorder: Being surrounded by the cold dark skies of winter does not mean we feel that way on the inside.
  • To Do List

Hectic Holidays: 10 Helpful Survival Tips

Hectic holidays make you want to hibernate until January 2nd? They don't have to with these ten tips!
  • Holiday Stress, Bah Humbug

Embracing Your Inner Scrooge

Bah-humbug you say? Don’t feel shamed into acting festive when you’re not feeling it. Instead of decorating your feelings with tinsel and lights, learn how being true to yourself can actually help you feel good!

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