Compassionate care to improve your quality of life
If you’re feeling stress, worry or emotional concerns that interfere with your daily activities, you aren’t alone. We are here to help.
Mercy Health patients have access to Behavioral Health Consultants (BHC), who offer compassionate, personalized care with a range of treatment options, all available right in your primary care provider's office.
Meet the BHC team
The behavioral health consultanting team are licensed independent social workers and psychologists who work closely with your primary care providers.
How we can help you mentally
The behavioral health consultant will help you work through emotional issues, including:
- Family difficulties
- Relationship issues
- Sleep disorders
How we can help you physically
The BHC team can help you manage symptoms from chronic medical conditions like:
- Migraine & tension headaches
How we can help you get better
The BHC team can help you make behavioral changes to feel better, such as:
- Healthy thinking
- Quitting smoking
- Weight loss
- Drug and alcohol abuse education
- Lifestyle changes
What to expect
Your appointments usually last around 30 minutes. During that time, you will talk about:
- Physical symptoms
- Emotional concerns
The BHC team is here to help you find solutions. We can work with you and your doctor on care recommendations and treatment plans to make you feel better.
Talk to your primary care provider about behavioral health resouces available to you.