Category: Mental Health

Adolescent suicide prevention and intervention

Join us as we explore a new topic each month. Get information that relates to your local community. These events are FREE and open to the general public. Sponsored by Lenoir Memorial Hospital and Eastpointe MCO Adolescent Suicide: Prevention &

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Mobile Crisis teams offer solutions to substance abuse, mental health issues

By Caroline Hudson Monday, February 1, 2016 Keith Hamm remembers well how he once unknowingly saved a man’s life at a bus stop. Hamm said he found him sitting there in tears, and the man explained how he spent all

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Agencies Seek To Avoid Involuntary Commitments

By Rebecca Bunch Staff Writer Wednesday, December 16, 2015 A conversation between agencies involved in the involuntary commitment of the mentally ill in Chowan County is helping to create a road map for helping them avoid that fate. Steps in

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Mobile Crisis offers alternative in mental health emergencies

“Anytime you make changes, there are going to be issues. What we’ve got now is, we’ve got people that can be called in to help bridge the gap for people in crisis in combination with other services.”
 Keith Hamm Oversees

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Crisis Intervention Workshop

Elements of Crisis Intervention, Prevention, and Planning Workshop January 14, 2016 Edwin W. Monroe AHEC Conference Center Venture Tower Drive, Greenville, NC Provided by: ABOUT THE WORKSHOP: Adults and children with a serious mental illness and substance use disorders often

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Facebook Chat on ADHD

Facebook Chat on ADHD – June 18, 2015 National Institute of Mental Health sent this bulletin at 06/16/2015 08:57 AM EDT Join the National Institute of Mental Health’s Facebook page June 18, 2015 at noon ET as they host a Q&A

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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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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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Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week

The National Council released a new video series on GRIT (Guts, Resilience, Identification & Treatment) to celebrate National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week featuring insight from Ben Shapiro, Dr. Harold Koplewicz, Dr. Mary McKay and Dr. John Kane. Visit the

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Mental Health First Aid

Integrated Family Services, PLLC Mobile Crisis Director, Mona Townes, is now an Adult Mental Health First Aid facilitator! Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack — even if you have no clinical training — Mental

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12 million Americans suffer from seasonal affective disorder

See original article here Posted: Jan 01, 2015 7:02 PM EST Updated: Jan 03, 2015 11:00 AM EST Copyright 2015 CNN. All rights reserved.    (CNN) – Winter can be a tough season. But this year, with colder temperatures and

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