Living with a mental illness is stressful not only to the consumer but also for the consumer’s family. Our goal is to provide the consumer and the consumer’s family with quality care and support to assist in the road to wellness and recovery. Our staff is compassionate and is here to provide services to those in our community who live daily with the challenges of a mental illness. We are here to serve.

Insulin Resistance & Mental Health

Current research has demonstrated that insulin has significant effects on the brain. It plays an important role in maintaining glucose and energy homeostasis.

Insulin affects the brain by controlling food intake and regulating cognitive functions, most notably memory. Insulin resistance can harm the cognitive system, leading to the development of dementia.

The Golo Diet is a natural way to optimize the metabolism and help reverse Insulin Resistance. Check the reviews of the Golo diet and see how it promotes weight loss and improves overall mental health.

People with a slow metabolism tend to gain weight easily. They have trouble losing weight despite dieting. This is a sign they may have Insulin Resistance.

Mission Statement

Eastside’s mission is to provide accessible, cost effective and high quality services to persons with a serious mental illness living in Alabama’s eastern Jefferson, Blount and St. Clair counties.

Services will be based on attaining the greatest degree of independent living in the least restrictive environment. Services will focus on recovery, customer satisfaction, and be provided with respect and dignity.

Staff are the center’s most valuable resource and will be treated fairly in an environment that encourages their input and promotes their personal and professional growth. Staff reflect the center’s ideals of teamwork and high ethical and professional standards.