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

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 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

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

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

May 31

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

Dec 23

Depression rates increase around the holidays

By Stacia Strong/Lindsay Oliver Published: Fri 8:32 PM, Dec 22, 2017 Updated: Fri 9:04 PM, Dec 22, 2017 Copyright 2017 WITN, All rights reserved GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – What’s supposed to be a joyful time of the year full of

Dec 22

In crisis during the holidays? Help is out there

Published: Tuesday, December 19th 2017, 6:02 pm EST Updated: Wednesday, December 20th 2017, 6:49 am EST By: Ashlea Kosikowski, Anchor Copyright 2017 WECT, All rights reserved. NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – The holidays are a happy time for some

Nov 16

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

Oct 31

New way to get help for a loved one during a crisis

Published: Tuesday, June 13th 2017, 6:38 pm EDT Updated: Wednesday, June 14th 2017, 6:38 am EDT By: Ashlea Kosikowski, Anchor Copyright 2017 WECT. All rights reserved. WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – There’s a new way to get help when someone you

Oct 16

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

Sep 6

‘We Are HOW Fest’ aims to help fight opioid abuse

By Basil John Article printed by wwaytv3 Published: Thursday, August 31, 2017 WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A concert to bring awareness to the opioid crisis and give help to those who need it. That was the mission tonight for Heart

Jun 25

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

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

Apr 21

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

Mar 3

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

Feb 28

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

Jan 23

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,

Dec 9

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.

Nov 17

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