The Truth About Teens and Screen Time

By Patti Richards On a typical Friday night in America, a family gathers at a local restaurant to eat before a movie, a game or as a treat after a long week. Work, sports practice, homework, clubs, meetings and networking pull the parents, brothers and sisters in many different directions. But when mom, dad and…

Heroes in Recovery 6K at Leiper’s Fork

On September 9th, our staff participated in the Heroes in Recovery 6K race in Leiper’s Fork, TN. This was our second year to support this great event, and we were the proud winners of the UHS Team Challenge! Take a look at some of the photos of our staff in action below.

Suicide Prevention Efforts at Rolling Hills Hospital

Each year, more than 41,000 individuals die by suicide, leaving behind their friends and family members to navigate the tragedy of loss. As a part of National Suicide Prevention Awareness month, Rolling Hills Hospital encourages you to find out more about how we are making every effort to champion suicide prevention on a local level…

A Nurse Is a Hero in the Shadows

Written by Noah benShea In every language across time and space, in every voice of pain and hurt, there has always been one plea, one shout, one agonized whisper that has a common yearning: “Please God, we need a nurse.” I’m not sure how people come to know they want to be a nurse, but…

Is Online Therapy Beneficial?

By Martha McLaughlin The digital age has vastly altered the way that people access information and entertainment. It’s affected the way that people interact socially and is beginning to change the healthcare industry. In the mental health arena, online tools are being used, but much is yet to be determined about how they compare to…

The ABCs of ECT: Getting Past Misconceptions

By Martha McLaughlin Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a safe and effective treatment for severe depression and a variety of other mental health concerns, but because of its history and portrayal in popular media, it may be misunderstood or even feared. The treatments first used in the 1940s were problematic, but today’s ECT bears little resemblance…

The Best Road to Healing When a Loved One’s Addiction Has Hurt You

There are many ways an active addict can hurt a loved one, through misunderstanding, frustration, guilt and jealousy. Perhaps the most painful is the feeling that your loved one is selfish and cares more about their substance than you. These feelings can be hard to overcome at first, but the following steps may help guide…

Research Shows Link Between Heat, Mental Illness

Being hot is uncomfortable and aggravating, especially when humidity tags along with the heat and hangs heavy in the air. So it’s hardly surprising that a study conducted in a Vietnamese mental hospital during a five-year span showed hospitalizations spiked considerably during heat waves. The study was published in the form of a thesis by…

Dr. Hart Special Guest on Recovery Unscripted

Our medical director, Dr. Hart, was a special guest on a great podcast that Foundations Recovery Network publishes called, Recovery Unscripted. You can listen to it through iTunes or SoundCloud by clicking the buttons below.

On a Roll: New Menu and New Options Boost Satisfaction at Rolling Hills Hospital

Rolling Hills Hospital, located in Franklin, TN. Newly expanded to 120 beds, the facility is equipped with the latest technologies and amenities to nurture their patients’ recovery process. Their mission: create a place to treat the whole patient, providing compassionate, comprehensive behavioral and mental health care. Spotlight on: Ron Kloes. Dietary Director, and his team….