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ANXIOUS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH?

Anxiety disorders, which give rise to nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying, affect 40 million adults (18% of the population), making them the most common mental health concern in this country. At the same time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that heart disease is the leading cause of death among Americans. It […]

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Care Coordinator

Plains Area Mental Health Center is seeking a Care Coordinator in our Le Mars or Cherokee office to provide services to members. IHS is a model of healthcare delivery that utilizes a patient-centered holistic approach to coordination of care for the Medicaid eligible mental health population. The Care Coordinator is responsible for making and tracking […]

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Care Coordinator

Plains Area Mental Health Center is seeking a Care Coordinator in our Carroll, IA office to provide services to members. IHS is a model of healthcare delivery that utilizes a patient-centered holistic approach to coordination of care for the Medicaid eligible mental health population. The Care Coordinator is responsible for making and tracking referrals, follow […]

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Insurance/Billing Specialist

Plains Area Mental Health Center has an immediate opening for an Insurance/Billing Specialist. This position will assist with insurance and submitting claims in our Le Mars office. Requires a detail oriented, friendly, energetic personality.  Must be able to multitask and work independently.  Insurance billing experience preferred.  Competitive salary and part time benefits.  If you are […]

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WHAT’S YOUR RELATIONSHIP STATUS?

Most people generally assume that their lives will be happy if they are in a relationship. While this is often true, the level of satisfaction with the relationship also influences happiness. With this in mind, it may surprise you to learn that middle-aged adults who are unhappy in their relationships are more likely to have […]

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Administrative Support/Medical Assistant

Plains Area Mental Health Center is currently seeking a full-time receptionist for our Carroll office. This position requires an organized, detail oriented, motivated, friendly person to handle a busy front desk.  Medical Assistant experience preferred, but not necessary. Medical office experience and computer skills are required. Plains Area offers competitive salary and excellent benefits. The […]

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SENIOR CONCERNS

While there have been recent indications that people over age 65 generally are happier and less anxious than younger adults, the prevalence of mental illness among seniors may be higher than previously thought. According to one study that examined the mental well-being of 3,100 individuals between ages 65 and 85, one third of the study’s […]

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THE MORNING ADVANTAGE

If you believe that “timing is everything,” there is new research that may further solidify your ideas on the matter. According to a new study, patients may be most receptive to treatment that helps them overcome their fears and anxiety if they schedule their psychotherapy appointments for the morning. This is due, in part, to […]

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