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Mercy Health explains how to deal with behavioral health during COVID-19

Morning Mix- Mercy Health
Posted at 10:29 AM, May 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-21 10:29:06-04

Half of all Americans will develop a behavioral health disorder in their lifetime, with 25 percent of adults experiencing some type of behavioral health issue each year.

Most depression and other mental/emotional illnesses are treatable, especially if dealt with early. Whether you need ongoing, outpatient counseling or inpatient care for acute symptoms, Mercy Health is here to support you with a thorough evaluation, an individualized treatment plan and coordination of care.

Dr. Carey Krause, psychiatrist and medical director of Mercy Health Behavioral Health joined the Fox 17 Morning Mix to talk about anxiety and depression during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mercy Health Physician Partners offers risk assessment, treatment options and referral services for a range of behavioral health concerns.s. Many behavioral health conditions can be managed by primary care physicians. All Mercy Health providers will refer individuals with more complex needs to a specialist.

To learn more visit MercyHealth.com.