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How people cope, maintain mental health during COVID-19 lockdown

by: Amber Joseph Posted: Mar 30, 2020 / 04:48 PM CDT / Updated: Mar 30, 2020 / 05:06 PM CDTCopyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — While people practicing self-isolation are doing their part to

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SOCIAL DISTANCING: How to ease your mind during the coronavirus pandemic

By Stacia Strong Posted: Tue 7:32 AM, Mar 24, 2020 | Updated: Tue 9:01 AM, Mar 24, 2020Copyright © 2002-2020 – Designed by Gray Digital Media PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) – Millions of Americans are practicing social distancing and isolating

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Expert: Social distancing can lead to isolation

Help available for those facing loneliness, anxiety By Reggie Ponder Staff Writer Daily Advance Elizabeth City, NCMar 23, 2020 Updated Mar 23, 2020 © Copyright 2020 APG East LLC. All rights reserve Health officials say practicing social distancing is vital

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Self-isolation can have a negative impact on your mental health

by: Madison Forsey Posted: Mar 17, 2020 / 04:50 PM CDT / Updated: Mar 17, 2020 / 04:53 PM CDT Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — While people practicing self-isolation are doing their part

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Covid-19 Update

COVID-19 UPDATE: Integrated Family Services is committed to continue providing services for our individuals served. We will follow the guidance of the NC Department of Health and Human Services concerning any decisions to change our service delivery. Due to the

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Child crisis centers open in Pitt & Craven Counties

Posted: Tue 7:43 PM, Feb 25, 2020 | Updated: Tue 10:38 PM, Feb 25, 2020Copyright © 2002-2020 – All Rights Reserved PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) Two new homes aimed at helping kids in crisis are opening their doors in eastern

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PORT tackles overdose surge

By Chris DayMultimedia Editor Sunday, June 16, 2019 The Daily Advance Copyright 2019 APG East LLC. All rights reserved. A recent surge in the number of heroin-related overdoses in Pasquotank County is shining a light on a powerful medication used

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Vidant hosts 7th Annual Mental Health Expo

Wed 7:48 PM, May 15, 2019  |  Updated: Wed 9:32 PM, May 15, 2019Copyright © 2002-2019 – All Rights Reserved GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) – More than 50 exhibitors from various service organizations came to the Vidant Medical Center Campus for

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Protections for NC Medicaid Beneficiaries: Hawkins v. Cohen

Hawkins v. Cohen (5:17-CV-581 E.D.N.C.) is a federal lawsuit filed in 2017 by Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy and the National Health Law Program to stop illegal terminations of Medicaid benefits in North Carolina. The Court hearing the case has

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Responding to Children in Crisis – Training Seminars

Join us for a fun and informative training that will discuss What is a crisis Strategies to use for children in crisis Case scenarios Crisis planning Free to the publicFree breakfast and snacks will be served.Free contact hours for foster

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Telephone Becomes Lifeline for Mental Health Clients During Florence

September 26, 2018 Copyright © 2018 North Carolina Health News · All Rights Reserved by Rose Hoban For the duration of Hurricane Florence in eastern North Carolina, people experiencing stress, anxiety and other mental health issues had phones as their

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Mobile crisis resources now available here outlined in information workshop

07.22.18 The News Reporter | Copyrights 2018. All rights reserved By Allen Turner allenturner@nrcolumbus.com Mobile crisis resources now available here outlined in information workshop Emergency crisis management for people with mental health, developmental disability and substance abuse issues is available

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(EPSDT) is a foundational benefit of children’s Medicaid

EPSDT as a Pathway Toward Trauma-Informed Care for Children with Medicaid Coverage Electronically published March 19, 2018. Sydney Idzikowski, Ciara Zachary Address correspondence to Ciara Zachary, 224 S Dawson Street, Raleigh, NC 27601 (ciara@ncjustice.org). N C Med J. 2018;79(2):120-121. ©2018

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Improving Children’s Health in North Carolina

NC JUSTICE REPORT: Improving Children’s Health in North Carolina Using Medicaid’s Early and Periodic Screening, and Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) to Address Social Determinants of Health By Sydney Idzikowski A joint publication of the Health Advocacy Project and the Budget

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Trillium to offer school-based therapy services

By: Josh Birch Updated: May 28, 2018 05:52 PM EDT 1998-2018 WNCT.com | Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. | All rights reserved. Trillium to offer school-based therapy services to schools to treat mental health BEAUFORT, N.C. (WNCT) – Trillium Health Resources is

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Kids in Crisis

By Brandon Truitt Published: November 14, 2017, 6:01 pm Updated: November 14, 2017, 6:54 pm © 1998-2017 WNCT.com | Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. | All rights reserved. Kids in Crisis: A look at adolescent mental health GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – New

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Agency opens mobile services office

BY Amelia Harper Staff Writer Article printed by Rocky Mount Telegram Published: Friday, October 13, 2017 Integrated Family Services held an open house Thursday for its mobile crisis management office in Rocky Mount. The office at 135 Woodridge Court will

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Trillium’s Mobile Crisis Team expands to New Hanover, Pender, Brunswick counties

By Kristine Crane Article printed by Port City Daily Piblished: June 18, 2017 Mona Townes, the Mobile Crisis Director for Integrated Family Services, has had people tell her, “Had you not come out, my plan was to kill myself.” The

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Schools refine mental health program

By Sharieka Botex Article printed by The Daily Reflector Published: Thursday, June 22, 2017 Pitt County Schools for the next three years will work with two mental health care providers to deliver services including therapy and crisis intervention with the

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Experts discuss show dealing with teen suicide

Experts discuss Netflix show dealing with teen suicide Article printed by WNCT.com By Tamara Scott Published: April 20, 2017, 6:00 pm Updated: April 20, 2017, 6:26 pm GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — The Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” premiered on Netflix

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