Category: Community

Mental Health Expo

Expo brings awareness to mental health resources By LaMonique Hamilton Rocky Mount Telegram Copy Editor Sunday, May 17, 2015 TARBORO – The Vidant Edgecombe Hospital hosted the Mental Health Expo on Thursday in an effort to bring public awareness to

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Distinguished Alumni Award

Do you know an ECU alumnus who has done extraordinary work within the profession of social work? If so, take the time to nominate that person for one of two awards, the ECU School of Social Work Distinguished Alumni Award

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Addressing Suicide

School Life: Camden addresses suicide, looks to educate community By Corinne Saunders The Daily Advance Staff Writer Monday, April 20, 2015 CAMDEN — Following the suicide of an eighth-grade Camden Middle School student in early January that rocked the small

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Mobile Crisis Session Scheduled

Mobile Crisis: An Alternative to Hospitalization Integrated Family Services, PLLC will be presenting this informative session to help various departments looking for a resource to use when dealing with citizens who have mental health and substance abuse issues. Tuesday, June

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Mobile Crisis Reducing Time Cops Spend In ER

Article by Cindy Beamon The Daily Advance Monday, April 6, 2015 CURRITUCK — Crisis workers are helping reduce the time law enforcement spends in emergency rooms with mental health and drug abuse patients, a regional mental health provider reported recently.

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STEM – Laying the Foundation

To see this original article go to Roanoke-Chowan News Herald. Laying The Foundation AHOSKIE – Similar to a farmer tilling the soil to produce a bountiful harvest, the work of a local organization is tasked with cultivating the hearts and

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College Fair

HOPE for the future… Happiness • Opportunities • Preparation • Empowerment An Event to Motivate the Entire Family to Achieve Their Goals!!! Are you a parent or middle/high school student dreaming of going to college? Are you interested in learning

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Social Work Month

March is National Professional Social Work Month, and an opportune time to thank dedicated social workers throughout the country. Social workers—more than any other profession—recognize that more must be done to address persistent social problems such as poverty, lack of

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Intensive Alternative Family Treatment

Intensive Alternative Family Treatment Orientation Integrated Family Services, PLLC, one of the leading behavioral health providers in Eastern North Carolina, will host orientation for individuals interested in serving as Intensive Alternative Family Treatment Parents. IAFT provides an intensive service utilizing

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Experts warn suicides are on the rise

By William F. West The Daily Advance Saturday, September 20, 2014 Keith Hamm says while many people believe suicides among North Carolina’s youths and young adults occur in big cities such as Raleigh, they also occur in the Tar Heel

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ECBH 2014 State of the Art Awards

And the Award Goes to…. ECBH hosted the State of the Art Awards Banquet Wednesday, August 27, 2014 to the following eight recipients, which Integrated Family Services is proud to announce receiving 2 of the 8 awards.  Distinguished Licensed Independent

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Red Ribbon Week

NC Parent Resource Center Newsletter Integrated Family Services, PLLC was featured in the NC Parent Resorce Center’s November/December newsletter for providing Red Ribbon Week education to nearly 700 8th grade students in Northeastern NC. See how IFS and other orginaztions

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Grief counseling being offered in shooting death: Daily Advance

Elizabeth City Councilwoman Lena Hill-Lawrence is asking a broad cross-section of the community to join together in offering grief counseling and assistance to youth who are grieving the loss of DaJuan Brown in a shooting last weekend. A press release

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Mobile crisis partners sought

The upcoming Crisis Intervention Team training for law enforcement officers may help officers make the best use of the mental health mobile crisis team, according to the head of the agency that provides mobile crisis services in Elizabeth City and

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