Nov 1

GPD and mental health professionals discuss collaboration efforts following death of Walter Wallace, Jr.

By Tresia BowlesPublished: Oct. 28, 2020 at 7:50 PM EDCopyright 2020 WITN. All rights reserved. GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – Protestors have taken to the streets of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, following an officer-involved shooting that killed a Black man who police say

Sep 15

One woman reflects on her loss during Suicide Prevention Month; encourages knowing the signs.

By Tresia BowlesPublished: Sep. 15, 2020Copyright 2020 WITN. All rights reserved. GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control’s data from 2018. September is Suicide

Aug 28

GPD, Pitt Sheriff team up with mental health professionals to respond to sensitive calls

By Dave JordanPublished Aug. 27, 2020 at 8:42 PM EDT|Updated: 22 hours agoCopyright 2020 WITN. All rights reserved. GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – Law enforcement officers with two local agencies will soon be teaming up with mental health professionals to respond

Jul 25

Mental Health experts offer teachers ways to deal with stress

Officials give advice for managing back to school anxiety and stress By Stacia StrongPublished: Jul. 23, 2020 at 8:58 PM EDT|Updated: 23 hours agoCopyright 2020 WITN. All rights reserved GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – The start of the new school year

Jul 10

Integrated Family Services Types of Services Offered

Integrated Family Services / Responding to the needs of the Community

IFS offers a complete array of mental health services for families in Eastern North Carolina, for the Trillium coverage area. Services cover all mental health issues and can include complete psychiatric workup and counseling for a variety of complex treatment

May 8

Staying mindful during Mental Health Awareness Month

By Tresia Bowles Posted: Wed 9:08 PM, May 06, 2020  |  Updated: Thu 12:52 AM, May 07, 2020Copyright © 2002-2020 – Gray Digital Media GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – This month is National Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health experts are reminding

Apr 2

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

Mar 26

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

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

Mar 18

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

Mar 17

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

Mar 5

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

Jul 31

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

May 25

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

Apr 30

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

Feb 19

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

Sep 28

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

Aug 2

Mobile crisis resources now available here outlined in information workshop

07.22.18 The News Reporter | Copyrights 2018. All rights reserved By Allen Turner 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

Jun 2

(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 ( N C Med J. 2018;79(2):120-121. ©2018