What is Behavioral Health

What is Behavioral Health

Mental Health and Behavioral Health sometimes come under the same category. But Mental Health mostly focuses on the psychological state of a person and it depends solely on it. Whereas, behavioral health depends on the eating disorder more on alcohol intake and even includes the daily routine.

Let us get a little into Behavioral Health issues.

Let me make this simple, A perfect balance between our daily routine which would include, good sleep, physical activity, and a good diet. Which would even out the balance of physical health and good health.

According to research, around 70% of the people who are suffering from behavioral health would seek help. It includes the emotions and behaviors that affect your overall well-being. It is sometimes also called mental health and often includes substance use. Just like physical health, it has trained providers who can help you much like a physical health care provider would.

Here are services that include

  • Family and Marriage counseling
  • Substance prevention
  • Mental Healthcare
What is Behavioral Health
What is Behavioral Health

Below are a few points or habits that indicate a person’s health issue:

  • Lack of sleep
  • Overeating or not eating properly
  • Less hygiene
  • Isolating from the social event
  • Drug or alcohol abuse
  • Gambling or other addiction

These might be just a few issues that contribute to it and there are many professional services to help people get over their disorder.

  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Family and Marriage counselors
  • Social workers
  • Anti-addiction treatments and centers
  • Prevention of abuse

This blog post is part of the blog challenge ‘Blogaberry Dazzle’ hosted by Cindy D’Silva and Noor Anand Chawla in collaboration.’ 

This Blog Post is also a part of CauseAChatter by BlogChatter

Mental Health Matters is my theme for this year. And I would try best to be help to someone or atleast give useful inforamtion.

In the next blog I would like to talk about “Mental health v/s Behavioral health” how are they different.

You can also check my other posts:

What is Mental Health and how do we as society define it?

27 Comments

  1. True! at times we neglect this aspect of health and consider it as normal, we think we will be alright with time but no, that does no happen. you need someone to help you out.

    1. Truly written, and to come out of this you need to be surrounded by the right people that’s when you fall in the right hands like psychiatrist, social workers etc.

      1. In the rush to excel in life, we tend to ignore our mental and behavioral health which when neglected takes a toll on our health. This is a wonderful awakening post. Waiting to read more on this topic

        1. With so much on our plate and each thing needs our attention, we tend to ignore our own wellbeing, specially Mental and emotional well-being, you have brought a very important topic through this post, we all must stop and see what all we can do to improve our Mental and emotional well-being. It’s an awesome post

  2. Very interesting take on Mental Health. One alwsays needs someone to get over it. Actually you need a support group. I suffer from chronic depression and I understand a lot about mental health.

  3. Thank you for the info… these days every second person is dealing with some mental issue or the other, big or small, so awareness helps.

  4. Behavioural health issues are common and it’s a good thing that they can be noticed and understood by people around us. Help can then be sought at the right time.

  5. This is quite eye-opening. I am happy that so many people are seeking out help for the same, and hope the number only goes up if needed

  6. This is a very informative post. I knew about mental health but I had no idea about behavioral health. If I had not read your article I would have had no idea about the the patterns of behavioral health. I tght that would have been a part of mental health.

  7. Behavioural health and mental health are live vacious circle one affects other. It is important that people seek help and share with the people they trust so that intervention can be taken at the right time.

  8. I wasn’t aware of the thin line in between mental health & behavioral health. Thanks for bringing it to light & making this an interesting read!

  9. Much needed insights, obviously! I kind of knew all this stuff but did not know that it was categorized under behavorial health. Just this overview puts things so much into perspective. Looking forward to the next instalment.

  10. A very informative post. We always think about mental health but behavioral health is also important. They are a sign that help is needed.

  11. I feel behavioural health issues find root in mental health issues. But they are rarely explored. Thanks for bringing it to the forefront.

  12. I am so glad I read this, as i was unaware of this term called Behavioral Health. Your post has enlightened me and educated me.

  13. Behaviour health or issues can be indicative of an underlying Mental Health condition. Anything that is out of the ordinary & is leading to other issues needs to be addressed as soon as possible with the correct diagnosis & treatment. Not just lack of sleep, even over sleeping is an indication.

  14. Insightful info. Loved the simple and lucid language, which made it more relatable.

  15. Truly! You have explained about the issues as well as the causes in a very compressed and easy to understand manner. Now, I am really taking care of these causes and maintaining my health.

  16. Short, crisp and very useful post. I am reading about Behaviour health first time and its really an eye opener.

  17. Mental health is still an often-ignored territory and even many educated people fail to realize the depth of it. Its high time we should be more aware of its importance.

  18. Finally someone is talking about behavioral health. I am so thankful to you for this post. Often people forget whentalking, discusiing about mental health, this part is important too as it says all.

  19. Mental health is often ignored in our country. It’s good to have a checklist to at least ensure that level of sanity.

  20. Up. Until now I was unaware of the term behavioral health. We all confuse this with mental health. Thanks for explaining it clearly

  21. Finally, someone is talking about behavioural health. I am so great to you for this post. We should talk more about mental health and resolve it instead of naming it as a disease.

  22. Finally, someone is talking about behavioural health. I am so great to you for this post. We should talk more about mental health and resolve it instead of naming it as a disease.

  23. This is so true! we must not hesitate to ask for help. I liked how you explained and shed light on this topic

  24. That’s so interesting, I’ve never attempted to differentiate behavioural from mental health issues but your post makes so much sense.

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