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It is important to differentiate “situational depression” from “clinical depression.” While situational depression occurs as a result of a traumatic event or a change in one’s life, clinical depression (or “major depression”) is more severe. Situational depression, which can be triggered by divorce, job loss, the death of a close friend, and other life-changing events, […]
“Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder” (ADHD), a brain disorder that can be diagnosed in children from 3-6 years of age, is characterized by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development. The CDC reports that approximately 11% of American children aged 4-17 years live with ADHD, while the Anxiety and Depression […]
Plains Area Mental Health Center is currently seeking a full-time receptionist/medical assistant for our Carroll office. This position requires an organized, detail oriented, motivated, friendly person to handle a busy front desk. Medical assistant, medical office, and computer skills are required. Plains Area offers competitive salary and excellent benefits. The application can be found at […]
While it is quite normal to feel anxious on occasion, it is not healthy to worry constantly. If you find yourself in certain situations (or even think about certain circumstances) that make you fearful, nervous, or anxious, you may have an “anxiety disorder.” This term refers to a group of mental conditions in which a […]
Plains Area Mental Health Center is currently seeking a full-time Outreach Worker based out of our Carroll or Denison Office to provide supportive services, skill building, behavioral intervention, and crisis planning services to adults with a serious mental illness using community support or habilitation services. Services are provided to individuals in their homes and community […]