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Choosing Behavioral Health Services

When you explore options for behavioral health services at Palos Community Hospital, you start on the path to feeling better. Stay on the road to recovery by getting guidance from our compassionate, professional treatment providers, who provide the comprehensive approach you need to make the most of your life.

Providing Well-Rounded Care

Your needs may include one-on-one counseling, group therapy, medical care or referrals to community resources. That’s why you get access to Palos’ multidisciplinary team of experts, including:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Clinical social workers
  • Occupational therapists
  • Advanced practice nurses

You can trust your behavioral health specialists to provide high-quality care because they stay up to date on the treatments that benefit you most.

Using Proven Therapeutic Techniques

Your therapist is committed to using treatment methods that evidence shows can help you relieve your symptoms. Depending on your needs, you may participate in:

  • Chemical dependency treatment – Helps you recover from substance abuse or addiction
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy – Identifies ways to improve your thought patterns, so you cope better with life’s stressors
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy – Assists you in preventing depression and anxiety
  • Family and marital therapy – Fosters healthy, satisfying personal relationships
  • Motivational interviewing – Explores and builds on your reasons for pursuing change, especially in regard to drug or alcohol use

Sensory interventions – Let you calm yourself using music, images and other tools

Building a Partnership

At Palos, you help chart your course toward a more rewarding, productive life. Turn to us for a partner who assists you in determining your needs, overcoming obstacles and making positive changes. Your therapist will help you feel comfortable discussing your concerns.

Support From Your Loved Ones

You’ll find it easier to take steps that enrich your life when you get support from your loved ones. That’s why we may ask about family members or close friends who could participate in your treatment plan. We’ll help you identify people who’d improve your outcome.

Get Help Now

If you or a loved one need behavioral health services immediately, call our 24-hour crisis hotline at 708-361-TALK.