Is Your Friend Suicidal? How to Talk to Someone You’re Worried About

By Kathryn Millán, LPC/MHSP Few things are quite as alarming as learning that a loved one has considered suicide. Most people experience a range of emotions when they learn that someone they care about has been in such a dark place. Fear, anxiety, panic, avoidance and even anger may all enter your mind while you…

5 Myths About Bipolar Disorder

By Becca Owens Living with a bipolar diagnosis can complicate your everyday life — as can watching a loved one struggle through their bipolar journey. For too long, stigma has been associated with mental health and is often the result of a lack of understanding. In the bipolar community, educating yourself is a great way…

2017 Holiday Celebration at Rolling Hills

Our staff had a great time celebrating the holiday season! We gathered for a delicious lunch and to reflect on the the year. From us to you, we wish you a warm and joyous holiday season!

A Holiday Survival Guide for People with Depression

By Jenni Deming Imagine a snow globe. Everything is hand-painted perfection. There are snowy evergreens, quaint cottages and smiling families ice-skating in sync. When you shake it up, flecks of glitter dance around in a silvery swirl. There’s even music playing. It’s a slice of holiday heaven. Now imagine another snow globe. Only this time,…

Responding to Psychiatric Crises

By Dr. James Hart In 2017, Dr. James Hart, Rolling Hills Hospital’s medical director, sat down with David Condos, host of the Recovery Unscripted podcast, to discuss how his team stays prepared to respond to the wide range of time-sensitive psychiatric emergencies that present at their doorstep. Dr. Hart grew up in East Tennessee before…

You’re Actually Not “So OCD,” And Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Joke About It

By Wesley Gallagher You’ve probably heard someone joke about being “OCD” because they color-code their closet or always carry hand sanitizer. Maybe you’ve seen or used hashtags like #soOCD on social media to cap off a joke about peculiar quirks or particularities. You might have even taken a fun online test to find out “how…

Outpatient Staff Halloween Party

Our outpatient staff had a great Halloween this year! Our theme was Pixar’s “Inside Out”.

What to Do When Your Child Struggles With Anxiety

By Patti Richards Although childhood should be the most carefree time in a person’s life, more children than ever before struggle with anxiety. The National Institute of Mental Health reports that 25 percent of all children between the ages of 13 and 18 deal with some level of anxiety, and nearly six percent of those…

The Truth About Teens and Screen Time

By Patti Richards On a typical Friday night in America, a family gathers at a local restaurant to eat before a movie, a game or as a treat after a long week. Work, sports practice, homework, clubs, meetings and networking pull the parents, brothers and sisters in many different directions. But when mom, dad and…

Heroes in Recovery 6K at Leiper’s Fork

On September 9th, our staff participated in the Heroes in Recovery 6K race in Leiper’s Fork, TN. This was our second year to support this great event, and we were the proud winners of the UHS Team Challenge! Take a look at some of the photos of our staff in action below.