Entries by SSBH Team

Seasonal Affective Disorder vs. “Winter Blues”: Are They the Same?

It’s natural to feel a bit sluggish and sleepy during the winter. After all, the days are shorter, and cooler temperatures tend to keep us cooped up inside. But for many people, this “hibernation mode” may be a seasonal form of depression called seasonal affective disorder. So how do you know if what you’re experiencing […]

South Sound Behavioral Hospital Celebrates World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is Thursday, October 10th. With this in mind, we at South Sound Behavioral Hospital want to discuss the need for mental health treatment in our local communities, and throughout the United States. As a new mental health facility, we want to present ourselves as an expert in mental health treatment, and […]

How to Handle Workplace Stress

As employees, we often get caught in the day to day of completing tasks required for our jobs that seem like they’re never going to get done. For one reason or another, the work continues to grow & pile up, which can lead to anxiety, or workplace stress to meet certain deadlines. This workplace stress […]

Understanding Mental Health: An Overview of Warning Signs & Wellness Tips

Understanding mental health & how it impacts your day-to-day life is important. While others may see your physical health & well-being, your mental state and condition can only be felt by you. Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social wellbeing. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle […]

South Sound Behavioral Hospital Announces Opening

Lacey, Washington, July 16, 2019 – Washington has a new state-of-the-art hospital to treat specialized mental health issues. Located in the Woodland Square District of Lacey, Washington, a suburb of Olympia, South Sound Behavioral Hospital is open and offering a full continuum of psychiatric care with 108 new beds. “We continue to build on US […]

South Sound Behavioral Hospital Announces CEO

Lacey, WA – South Sound Behavioral Hospital has named Caroline Fisher, MD PhD as Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Fisher is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist as well as an outstanding and innovative healthcare executive with experience in both outpatient and inpatient levels of care.  She comes to South Sound from sister institution Smokey Point Behavioral […]