Category: Services

New center opens doors in city

Article from Carteret County News-Times By Jackie Starkey Friday, September 2, 2016 MOREHEAD CITY — Health officials, advocates and the greater community welcomed mental health support and counseling services to the county Wednesday as they cut the ribbon on the

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Triple P provider

Integrated Family Services very own, Judy Kilpatrick was spotlighted as a Triple P provider in the July 2016 Tippaper! Read what Ms. Kilpatrick had to say about working with parents in Triple P, see the July Tippaper PDF here… Triple

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Seven Challenges ® Collaboration

The Seven Challenges ® – IFS Collaboration Our Intensive-In Home teams and Therapists have collaborated with The Seven Challenges ® to bring this evidence based substance use and co-occurring disorders treatment program to adolescents! For more information, check out the fact

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Sheriff’s office offers help for addiction

Article from the Rocky Mount Telegram By Lindell John Kay Staff Writer Monday, April 4, 2016 The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office is offering help to anyone who wants to break their addiction to opiates. Dubbed the Coordinated Opiate Recovery Effort,

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National Council for Behavioral Health article

It gives us great pleasure to share that Integrated Family Services, PLLC is featured in the National Council for Behavioral Health magazine, Crisis to Recovery. Being featured in this magazine has given us national recognition for the wonderful work our

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Adolescent rural suicide rates on the rise

By Jennifer Cannon Staff Writer, The Free Press Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 12:01 AM In 2013, 17 percent of United States high school students seriously considered attempting suicide in the previous 12 months, according to a report by the

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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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Triple P Agency Spotlight

IFS was featured in the July 2015 Triple P Newsletter, following is a reprint of the article. Integrated Family Services, PLLC (IFS) is excited to add Level 4 Triple P – Positive Parenting Program – to our array of evidenced

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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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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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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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Mental Health Services

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA’S CLEAR CHOICE FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES CABHA CERTIFIED IFS offers a complete array of mental health services for families in Eastern North Carolina. We have offices in Greenville, Washington, Ahoskie, Jackson and Elizabeth City. Our services cover

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