Entries by Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital


Suicide prevention starts with recognizing the warning signs and taking them seriously. If you think a friend or family member is suicidal, there’s plenty you can do to help save a life by taking any suicidal talk or behavior seriously. It’s a myth that people who talk about suicide won’t really do it!  It’s not […]


OVERALL: Nearly 1 in 5 American Adults will have a diagnosable mental health condition in any given year. 46% of Americans will meet the criteria for a diagnosable mental health condition sometime in their life, and half of those people will develop conditions by the age of 14. Number of US Adults with Mental Illness […]

Anxiety versus Depression

Do you know the difference? In the United States, approximately 40 million adults struggle with anxiety, and more than 16 million adults struggle with depression. Anxiety and depression are two of the most common mental health challenges people in the U.S. face. They also cause the most confusion in distinguishing the difference between the two. […]