Welcome, Laura Williams

Laura Williams, APRN, is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who is joining Northwest Arkansas Psychiatry on October 11, 2021. She trained in Missouri and Arkansas, including obtaining her Master of Nursing Science from UAMS. She has worked at a variety of mental health services both as a nurse and a nurse practitioner.  Nurse Practitioner […]

National Depression Screening Day

Mental Health America believes that depression screenings should be a normal part of health care, just like screenings for high blood pressure or screening mammograms. Why?  Clinical depression is a serious illness that affects men and women of all ages and all ethnic backgrounds, yet only about a third of people suffering from this condition […]

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. It’s a tough topic to think about, but rates of suicide in the U.S. have increased 33% since 1999. One person dies of suicide every 11 minutes, and the number of people who seriously think about, plan, or attempt suicide is even higher. For every one death by suicide, […]

Independence Holiday Hours

In observance of Independence Day, many MANA Clinics will be closed on Monday, July 5, 2021. For unexpected medical needs, MANA Urgent Care on College will have limited hours on Sunday and both locations are open Monday. . Sunday, July 4, 2021 MANA Urgent Care, 1673 N. College Avenue, Fayetteville – Open 7 am to […]

Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week

The Pandemic has anxiety and depression on the rise: It’s okay to get help. More than 60 million Americans suffer from anxiety and depression in an average year, including teens and children. But this past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on many areas of everyone’s lives, especially mental health. Now more […]

Program for Post COVID Illness

MANA Physicians Launch Program to Care for People with Post COVID Illness April 13, 2021 — FAYETTEVILLE, AR – MANA Medical Associates is offering a Post COVID Recovery Program for people who are experiencing symptoms weeks after their initial COVID illness at several of their locations in Northwest Arkansas.   Months after a COVID-19 diagnosis, […]

Stress Awareness

Since 1992, April has been designated Stress Awareness Month. This year, Americans are more stressed than ever. But do we need stress awareness? Maybe we should just put on a happy face and move on. What is stress awareness? Stress awareness doesn’t mean that we should wallow in stress and feel bad. It means we […]

Alternative Therapy for Depression

Hope for Stubborn Depression: TMS offers alternative therapy Depression is one of the leading causes of disability in the world and affects at least 17 million Americans each year. Finding the right treatment can take time, but there’s one alternative therapy for depression that may help relieve its symptoms when nothing else seems to work […]

Happy New Year!

We wish you a safe and happy new year! Some MANA clinics are closing early for New Year’s Eve. All MANA clinics are closed on New Year’s Day.  We look forward to serving you in the New Year! December 31, 2020 MANA Family Medicine Har-Ber – Closing at 12:00 pm MANA Family Medicine Springdale – […]

Getting Help for Major Depression

It’s normal to experience sadness or grief after trauma, a tragic experience, or a loss. Feeling sad is not the same thing as having depression, however. Major depression is a serious medical illness that can affect your mood, your actions, your physical health, and your overall quality of life. Depression is one of the most […]