It's easy to be overwhelmed when you or someone you love is struggling with emotional or behavioral issues. Our mission at Behavioral Health Services of Arkansas is to equip and empower youth, adults, and families to become healthier and contributing members of the community by providing compassionate emotional and behavioral health care.
Behavioral Health Services of Arkansas provides therapy for children, adolescents, families, adults, and seniors in a comfortable environment. Treatment focuses on a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues and contemporary work, school, or family problems.
Hurting yourself—or thinking about hurting yourself—is a sign of emotional distress. These uncomfortable emotions may grow more intense if a person continues to use self-harm as a coping mechanism. Learning other ways to tolerate the mental pain will make you stronger in the long term. Self-harm also causes feelings of shame. The scars caused by frequent cutting or burning can be permanent.Read more
Having worked with adolescents for several years, this fall felt different. Young people have always gone back to school with changes and new goals. Often, once school starts, they quickly get back into old friendships and familiar routines, and soon all of the resolves are forgotten. Not in 2021! In my work with adolescents, I have been amazed and impressed this fall by many young people.Read more