What We Treat at PrairieCare
What Is Mental Health?
Mental health can be complex—it’s our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. When we can cope with the normal stressors of everyday life, work productively, and contribute to our communities, we are mentally healthy. But life happens and we hit bumps in the road, impacting our mental health and increasing the likelihood of developing mental illness. PrairieCare is here to help you find hope and healing.
Mental illness is real, common, and treatable.
At PrairieCare, we believe that mental illness is real, common, and treatable. Our programs and services span the full continuum of care, knowing that each patient has their own unique experiences and set of needs. Whether an individual is experiencing depression, anxiety, or a complex disorder like ADHD or an eating disorder, our clinicians are accredited and trained to help and support patients during their time with us.
Nearly one in ten youth are experiencing psychiatric distress, ranging from anxiety and depression to inattention, eating disorders, or psychosis. In 70% of cases, the onset of a mental illness appears before age 14. For children, the earlier the intervention the better the outcome! Depending on the child’s specific needs, we offer a variety of programs and treatment levels to fit the schedule of a busy childhood. Click here to learn more about the common mental illnesses that present themselves in childhood.
For adolescents, suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death for youth ages 10-24. As teens, the amount of social and academic stress can take a toll on their wellbeing. There may be a variety of signs or symptoms that your teen may be experiencing mental illness, so stay informed and knowledgeable about PrairieCare’s programs and services. Click here to learn more about common mental illnesses during adolescence.
In adulthood, individuals experience a multitude of change, opportunities, stress, and responsibility. One (1) out of every five (5) adults experiences symptoms of a mental illness, but the stigma often keeps individuals from seeking help. Adults lead busy lives, and PrairieCare offers different services and programs to meet the needs of each adult’s busy schedule. Click here to learn more about common mental illnesses during adulthood.
How do we care for mental health?
PrairieCare meets each patient where they are at and caters their care to their unique and individual needs. We recognize that our patients lead busy lives, so our programs and services are designed with flexibility in mind. Our full continuum of care allows for individuals to increase, decrease, or change their treatment plan based on the appropriate level of care desired.
What are some of the common mental illnesses?
We recognize that mental illness affects each individual differently—that is why PrairieCare tailors each treatment plan to the specific patient, ensuring their needs are met. There are a variety of common mental illnesses, but some are more prevalent during different stages in our lives.