Entries by eSkyCity

How to Cope With The Winter Blues

It’s mid-February, just six weeks away from spring, but still in the thick of the winter. It can often feel like the days are only a few hours long, the nights are so cold you want to stay in bed, and there is just nothing to do with yourself. Each year around this time, many […]

Additional Intensive Outpatient Group Time

****ADDITIONAL INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT GROUP TIME**** has been added to our Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) schedule to meet the needs of our community. We welcome calls so you can learn more about this program and others offered at South Sound Behavioral Hospital before you even need us! Anyone experiencing a mental health crisis can walk in […]

Celebrating Mental Wellness Month

As we come into the New Year, let us begin this year with new hopes, beginnings, innovations, and achievements. Starting with the most potent muscle, let’s get a tune-up on our mental state. Let’s face it, 2020 has been a challenging year, and a reset is needed. January is the month where we at South […]

Happy Holidays!

In a year full of change, one constant has been our commitment to providing health and hope. As we reflect on this year, we are filled with gratitude. We are thankful for the dedication of our team, the strength of our community partnerships, and for the families who have trusted us to care for those […]

Holiday Nutritional Tips for Your Body & Mind

As we close in on the last couple of holidays for the year, and all our favorite traditions, temptations of holiday treats can be trying even for those who have a good deal of willpower. The Average American gain about 7-8 pounds during the holiday seasons…… BUT, there are ways to savor festive flavors and […]

How to Have A Stress Free Holiday

All is festive during the holidays with friends and families – people picture the smiles, laughter, and good food, but the holiday season can also bring out the worst of times for many. Believe it or not, many people experience high levels of stress, anxiety, and depression as soon as November comes around. Gift-giving is […]

November is Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month. This month is a time to recognize and celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, sacrifices, contributions, achievements, histories, and acknowledging our nation’s first peoples. It is an opportune time to educate the general public about tribes, to raise general awareness about the unique challenges Native people are continuing to […]

Depression Awareness

October is Depression Awareness Month, and South Sound Behavioral Hospital is pleased to have the opportunity to partner with Bryan Hooper, Lacey WA, a local sought after mentor and coach. Bryan, who manages his Mental Health disorder, speaks on the importance of taking care of your mental health, from stabilization to long-term care, how we […]

Music Therapy Facts, Daisie Sutton and How Its Used at South Sound

Did you know that music therapy has a clinical history of 70+ years? We began servicing World War I veterans within Psych Hospitals and have since then progressed to working in schools, prisons, clinics, group homes, hospitals, etc. and servicing a wide range of populations as well as their needs. We also have several studies […]

Vitamin D and Mental Health

There are many things that can affect your mood; the foods that you eat and nutrients that you get (or miss) can be one such thing. Among all nutrients, Vitamin D has been linked to mood and mental health in different researches. Studies have shown that risks of developing depression are higher in people with […]