Category: Community

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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Local advocates combat prescription drug crisis

By wnctbrandontruitt Published: March 2, 2017, 6:50 pm | Updated: March 2, 2017, 11:19 pm GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Federal and state lawmakers are taking measures to stop the drug problem in the U.S. The issue might seem overwhelming to

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Mental health first aid training held in Greenville

Article printed by WNCT.com By Josh Birch Published: February 25, 2017, 11:01 am | Updated: February 25, 2017, 11:09 pm GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Dozens of people attended a first aid mental health training in Greenville Saturday. The training, sponsored

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Mental health service providers face challenges

Article printed in the Jacksonville Daily News By Amanda Thames Posted: Jan 23, 2017 at 12:01 AM Getting help for a mental illness means knowing where to go — and having the courage to do so. RHA Health Services, Le’Chris,

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Integrated Family Services Mobile Crisis Unit assist in standoff situation

Jacksonville Police arrest man after 11-hour standoff on New River Dr. JACKSONVILLE, NC (WITN) – After an 11-hour long standoff, the Jacksonville Police Department arrested a man on several charges early Sunday morning. Officers responded to 515 New River Dr.

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National crisis centers link uptick in calls to election; local centers do not

Article by WNCT-TV By Zora Stephenson Published: November 15, 2016, 5:20 pm | Updated: November 15, 2016, 6:57 pm GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Suicide hotlines across the country have seen an uptick in calls since President-elect Donald Trump’s win last

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Mom calls on local program to aid son during mental crisis

Article by WNCT-TV By Zora Stephenson Published: September 14, 2016, 5:19 pm | Updated: September 14, 2016, 6:45 pm SNOW HILL, N.C. (WNCT) – The dangers for mental illnesses continues to make headlines. Pitt County’s Integrated Family Services offers help with

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