By: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. 
Associate Editor at Psych Central 

You know your friend is struggling with depression or anxiety or some other mental health issue, but you don’t know what to say. You feel like anything you think about saying just sounds stupid and patronizing.

North Central Behavioral Health Systems and Chestnut Health Systems™ have announced an agreement to improve access to both inpatient and outpatient substance use/addiction services for clients and communities served in North Central’s seven county service area. 

By: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. 
Associate Editor at Psych Central 

Our mental health isn’t static.

It is something we can change and improve and build on. Which is why coach and speaker Miles Adcox prefers the term “mental or emotional fitness.” He says: “Fitness conjures the idea that we have some control and work we can do to improve the status of our mental and emotional well-being.”