Entries by Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital

Senior Adults and Coping with COVID-19 Stress & Anxiety

Feelings of increased stress and anxiety are common during a pandemic. Older adults in particular may experience these feelings at an enhanced level as the consequences from contracting COVID-19 are proving to be more severe for this age group. These feelings can be overwhelming and create strong emotions. For seniors living independently at home, it […]

Stress & Coping During COVID-19

The outbreak of the corona virus, known as COVID-19, may be stressful for people of all ages. Fear, anxiety, and uncertainty are all natural reactions. When these feelings become overwhelming, they can cause strong emotions in adolescents, adults, and senior adults. Learning how to manage this stress will make you, those you care about, and […]

COVID-19 and Mental Health

COVID -19 has caused a serious economic downturn and tremendous social changes impacting mental health of all ages.  This has resulted in an overall spike in suicide.  In addition, 67% of people report higher levels of stress since the outbreak of COVID-19. 57% say they have greater anxiety since the outbreak. 54% say they are […]

An Informative Overview of the Adult Program at Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital

The Adult Mental Health Program at Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital (SOBH) offers a level of care for adults in need of behavioral health care. Our goal today is to outline the treatment course and establish patient expectations at our facility.   Our inpatient program encourages the communication of open and honest feelings and responsible behavior. […]

Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital Opens New Outpatient Program

New Lenox, IL September 30, 2019 – Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital has expanded outpatient services to include a Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) for adults ages 18 and above. Partial Hospitalization is designed for patients who are experiencing intense emotional or behavioral conditions who do not require inpatient treatment but need therapy that is more involved […]

The Impact of Social Media on Teen Mental Health

New Lenox, IL—As the new school year begins across the state, it’s important to know that many teens and adolescents also face new challenges and difficulties. For many, the stress of starting a new school or the anxiety that comes with difficult classwork may prove too much. The pressures perpetuated by social media also take […]