Pike County Health Department, Home Health & Hospice, in coordination with Pike County Behavioral Health Services and the Healthy Minds, Healthy Lives Coalition of Pike County, values your input as we work to improve health outcomes in our county.   Your opinion will help us build awareness of mental health and substance abuse issues and increase access to services so that you and your family, co-workers, neighbors, congregants and friends live healthy and fulfilling lives.

Your input counts and is 100% anonymous.   Please answer the following questions.  (This survey may also be accessed from our website at www.pikecountyhealth.org)

* 2. For any you answered with a "3" for experiencing them often, describe any stressors that brought on the symptom(s), for example, loss of a job or death/illness in your family

* 3. Across the United States, there is a growing awareness of the problems associated with legal and illegal drugs. Legal drugs include drugs like prescription painkillers, sleeping pills, etc. Illegal drugs include drugs like methamphetamine, heroin and other opiates, etc. Have you experienced or observed an overuse of these drugs in Pike County?

* 4. Have drugs or alcohol created any problems with you or your family? An example of problems could be having trouble with the law, or employment problems, or family arguments.

* 5. Do you feel comfortable telling anyone, such as a family member, friend, or health care provider, that you are having mental health symptoms or that you are having trouble with drugs or alcohol?

* 6. Do you know where to go for help for mental health or drug/alcohol issues?

* 7. What, if anything, keeps you or your loved one from getting help? (check all that apply)

* 8. Are you currently receiving services for alcohol/drug use or a mental health need?

* 9. If yes to Question 8, where are you seeking services?

* 10. Do you know that help is available for mental health needs and alcohol or substance abuse problems in Pike County?

* 11. Please share any other concerns or comments you have.

**If you or a loved one is experiencing a behavioral health crisis now, please call 1-800-833-2064 or go to the nearest emergency room!

Healthy Minds, Healthy Lives of Pike County Partners include: Pike County Health Department, Home Health & Hospice; Pike County Behavioral Health Services, Pike County Memorial Hospital, Louisiana Ministerial Alliance, Bowling Green Ministerial Association, Family Support Division, Wendy Summers, LPC, Arthur Center Community Health, Center for Women’s Ministries Inc., Pike Medical Clinic-a service of Hannibal Regional Medical Group, Probation and Parole, Compass Prevention, White Oak Counseling, Douglass Community Services, Bowling Green Parents As Teachers, Turning Point Recovery Center (formerlyHannibal Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse), Hannibal Regional Healthcare System, Hannibal Clinic - Bowling Green,  Bowling Green School District,
and community members and volunteers.

Thank you for your participation!  Your contribution and insights will serve as an invaluable to the understanding and knowledge of mental health needs within our community.

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