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Behavioral health

Take care of your mental health to improve quality of life

Just as physical health is important to overall wellness, so is behavioral health – or mental health. Mental health affects our happiness, success, relationships and can have a dramatic effect on physical health as well.

At Via Christi Behavioral Health Services, we believe that helping people achieve good health means caring for the whole person, both physically and emotionally. When one’s emotional state is consistently “off,” they may have mental illness or a disorder – ailments that affect mood, emotions, thinking and behavior.

Mental illnesses often are treated with medication, psychotherapy (counseling) or a combination of the two.

Common mental illnesses include: