The Stigma of Mental Illness

Being socially connected is usually a good thing. Building a network of supportive friends and family can help us sort through life’s complicated issues. But could our web of relationships become a tangle that holds us back instead of helping us move ahead? Can the expectations of others keep us from making healthy choices? Studies…

Common Problems

In the field of mental health treatment, there are a number of topics that are addressed regularly by professionals but are new terminology to the individuals who suffer from them. Family and friends are also often at a loss to comprehend what is happening to their loved one. This glossary of common mental health issues…

Peachford Hospital Completes Renovation

Peachford Hospital recently completed an extensive renovation to enhance our patient and family experience. To allow for continued patient care throughout the renovation, a new 20-bed swing-bed unit was constructed so that patient care could continue uninterrupted as inpatient units were being renovated. Facility improvements included the addition of the new unit, cosmetic enhancements including…