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

Sep 18

Consider being an IAFT parent

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

Sep 15

Mom calls on local program to aid son during mental crisis

Article by WNCT-TV By Zora Stephenson Published: September 14, 2016, 5:19 pm | Updated: September 14, 2016, 6:45 pm SNOW HILL, N.C. (WNCT) – The dangers for mental illnesses continues to make headlines. Pitt County’s Integrated Family Services offers help with

Sep 3

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

Jul 24

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

Jul 21

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

Apr 15

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,