South Bay News, Events and Blog
It’s not easy knowing there are some aspects of life where we have limited or no control. And, learning how to accept life’s curveballs can be extremely difficult. Just know - feeling overwhelmed by these circumstances is completely understandable, and finding ways to...read more
The fast-paced work environments employees often experience can lead to stress, burnout and, more importantly, challenges with managing mental health. Mental well-being among employees should be a top priority within the ranks of company leadership, as addressing...read more
Last month, a story in the media about a social media challenge directed at children and young adults, called the “Momo Challenge,” created unease in parents throughout the country. The challenge turned out to be a social media hoax and no reports of children...read more
Every teenager is going to experience pressure at some point in his life – pressure to achieve academically, pressure to fit in, pressure to establish a career path, etc. With the increasing demands put on teens today, it’s essential for them to understand the...read more
It’s no secret - sleep is an essential factor when it comes to your child’s overall health and development. While a few bad nights can be normal, children with persistent sleeping problems could lead to temperament, learning and social behavior issues. Below, we...read more
The impending stress of the holiday season can bring about a mix of emotions, especially to those dealing with mental health challenges. We all could benefit from reminders about how valuable we are. Sometimes, we have to be the one to give that reminder. Always...read more
Have you ever considered the effects the environment has on your mental health? You might have noticed a correlation between dreary weather and dreary attitudes. This happens because humans have an innate awareness and need for comfortable environments – both...read more
When talking about mental health, you may only think about it affecting adults and older children, right? Did you know that babies can struggle with mental health challenges, as well? As babies, the way we are cared for builds the foundation for our social and...read more
You’ve been diagnosed with a behavioral health illness. What do you tell people? How do you share? Who do you tell? You may have mixed emotions over these questions, and that’s perfectly fine. Know that being scared is normal, and anticipating how friends, family,...read more
Whether you're a college freshman who's independent for the first time or a college senior who's tasked with landing a job upon graduation, students of all ages deal with a lot of change, which can often be stressful and scary. It’s true that your college years can be...read more
Trauma can come from various life instances, and the recovery process can look different for different people. For some, it takes a period of time to heal from trauma. For others, seeking professional treatment is necessary for recovery. Everyday situations might...read more
In a hospital or medical setting, mental health challenges can be addressed and managed in a structured environment. Mental health treatment facilities provide you with the tools and guidance needed to live a better, healthier life. However, once your treatment is...read more
We live in a time where everything is easily accessible via our fingertips. Cell phones are an extremely useful invention, allowing us to stay connected with friends and family and up to date on the latest news and trends. However, this rise in technology has caused...read more
When it comes to treating a behavioral health illness of any kind, therapy is an important part of the rehabilitation process. If you’re looking for psychotherapy treatment, you may have questions regarding the best option for you - individual or group therapy. Below,...read more
There are many faces of depression. For some, depression can be so severe it’s crippling - keeping them from accomplishing day-to-day tasks. For others, getting out of bed and going through life’s motions is possible, but inwardly, they may be absorbed with a...read more
One of South Bay’s most unique attributes is that the majority of our services are conducted outside of our offices, such as in community settings. Our Early Childhood clinicians frequently travel to homes, schools, foster homes, residential programs, churches,...read more
Drug or alcohol addiction is not a weakness – it’s an illness. Do you have a loved one who is suffering from addiction but doesn’t know how or where to get help? The first step is making the decision to intervene. Addiction is not something that goes away over time,...read more
The holiday season can bring a mix of emotions to those dealing with addiction. Whether you’re battling anxiety over having to socialize without drugs or alcohol; depression over thoughts of a loved one you’ve recently lost; or discomfort about having to explain your...read more
South Bay News and Headlines
(BROCKTON, Mass., July 15, 2016) South Bay Community Services Receives Workforce Training Grant Baker-Polito Administration awards funds to New England-area behavioral health service provider to help drive economic growth.
(BROCKTON, Mass., May 3, 2016) Behavioral Health Organization Announces Rebrand to South Bay Community Services New England-area provider unveils new logo, signals brand evolution.
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities is one of the premier accreditation services in the mental health industry. Achieving accreditation requires a service provider to commit to quality improvement, focus on the unique needs of each person the provider serves, and monitor the results of services.