Portage Path Behavioral Health News

Burnout

Mental health and burnout have become a pressing concern in today's fast-paced and high-pressure society. The World Health Organization defines burnout as "a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed."...

Personal Finance Tips to Help Your Mental Health

Managing your personal finances can be a daunting and stressful task. However, it's essential to learn how to manage your finances to avoid unneeded stress and achieve your financial goals. Here are some tips that can help you manage your personal finances...

Quitting Vaping

Quitting vaping can be a challenging journey, but it is a crucial step toward improving your overall health and well-being. Whether you are trying to quit vaping because of health concerns, financial reasons, or personal goals, there are several strategies that can...

Feeling Blue this Winter? S.A.D may be Chilling your Mood

Have you ever felt like winter in Ohio can make you feel like you are in a funk? Maybe you have noticed feeling down or like you have a lack of energy. Well, there is a reason for that and it’s called Seasonal Affective disorder (SAD) and more than 3 million Americans...

Don’t Gamble with Your Mental Health

We have seen it a lot recently. It seems like every time you scroll through social media or flip on the TV an ad screams at you that sports betting is coming to Ohio and they weren’t wrong. On January 1st of 2023, sports betting became legal in the state of Ohio. So,...

Social Media Effects on Mental Health

Social media is one of the best ways to remain in contact with friends and family regardless of distance. It has proved to be one of the greatest innovations in communication in the past 10 years. But with all good things comes major drawbacks. Studies have found that...

Here’s Why You Should Prepare To Run Our 5K

Exercise is an important aspect of any healthy lifestyle for people of all ages. Exercise not only promotes a healthy body but did you know it can also be an important part of your mental health routine?   A meta-analysis study completed in 2021 found that of all...

What are Co-Occurring Disorders (Dual Diagnosis)?

What does Co-Occurring mean? Co-occurring disorder refers to having a co-existing mental illness and substance use disorder. Roughly 50% of people with a severe mental illness are affected by substance abuse at some point in their life. The combination of these two...

Portage Path Medical Director Retires

On June 23rd, Portage Path said goodbye to its Medical Director of nine years, Jeffrey Moore, MD. Dr. Moore spent 30 years in various leadership roles at Cleveland Clinic Akron General and added his role at Portage Path to the mix in 2013.  “The president of PPBH at...

Portage Path Celebrates 50 years

On May, 21st, 2022, Portage Path Behavioral Health (PPBH) celebrated 50 years with a celebration at Greystone in Akron. This celebration included 200 guests showing their support for the organization, some with monetary contributions through our auction, find-a-need,...

PPBH Celebrates 50 Years

April 5, 2022 (Akron, Ohio)-- Portage Path Behavioral Health is proud to celebrate 50 years of providing behavioral health care services to the people of Summit County. As Portage Path celebrates this milestone, the non-profit that serves 10,000 people a year...

PPBH Clinician Featured on Recovery Talks Podcast

Portage Path clinician Matt Ragan, LPCC, LICDC sat down with PPBH friend and musician Marc Lee Shannon for a deep dive into Dual Diagnosis treatment. What does it mean? What do we look for? How can family members help? Listen to find out! Recovery Talks; The Podcast -...

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Bring mental health screenings to your neighborhood, church or business! The mobile therapy center is free of charge. If you would like to request the vehicle for your event or location, please complete the form on this website bit.ly/3VO1D78 ... See MoreSee Less
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Twenty plus years of healing, one visit at a time. Portage Path is here for you on your mental health journey. 🌟 ... See MoreSee Less
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Discover Pathways: Our day treatment program at the Akron Clinic empowers clients to reduce symptoms, gain stability, and build vital life skills. 🌟 #PathwaysToHope #MentalHealthSupport Contact your Portage Path treatment provider to see if Pathways is right for you. ... See MoreSee Less
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July is Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. PPBH wanted to share some statistics about BIPOC mental health. All numbers come from MHA National. ... See MoreSee Less
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