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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

  • Womens Recovery

Empowering Women in Recovery

Recovery is possible. But for women, recovery means so much more than just getting sober.
  • Autism Risk, Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy

Antidepressants and Pregnancy, Autism Risk?

News reports have suggested that antidepressant use during pregnancy increases the risk of autism in children. Specialists at Women & Infants and Butler Hospital weigh in.
  • Winter Blues (SAD)

Brighten Up The “Winter Blues”

If you start to feel a little blue as the winter progresses, you are not alone. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) occurs in about 3% of people and more often in women.

Recent Posts in Brain and Behavioral Health

Anxiety, How One Student Learned to Cope

Meet Daniel, a college student who eventually had to learn how to cope with his anxiety.
April 27th, 2016|

Addiction and Recovery: Committing to the Process

For many people battling addiction, the path to recovery is not straight and narrow.
March 23rd, 2016|

Getting Sober, One Woman’s Story

My new beginning was on March 16, 1983. It was the day I got clean and sober and nothing has been the same since. Read more about Joy's story.
February 22nd, 2016|

Parkinson’s Disease & Anxiety: Ending the Cycle

Anxiety commonly coincides with Parkinson’s disease, anywhere from 20 to 40 percent of patients experiencing anxiety during the course of their illness. It has not been proven, but it’s thought that anxiety may actually be part of the disease, not just a reaction to symptoms.
January 26th, 2016|

The Signs of Depression

Depression can be a scary word for people. Many people struggle with seeing the signs of depression, learn more about how to help yourself or someone else who might be suffering from depression.
December 28th, 2015|