May 20

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.

May 18

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

May 10

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

Mar 26

College Fair

HOPE for the future… Happiness • Opportunities • Preparation • Empowerment An Event to Motivate the Entire Family to Achieve Their Goals!!! Are you a parent or middle/high school student dreaming of going to college? Are you interested in learning

Mar 17

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

Mar 3

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

Feb 16

IFS is a ICISF member

Integrated Family Services, PLLC supports and is now a ICISF member, International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, to help people affected by work related stress, disasters and other traumatic events. This foundation helps to provide leadership, education, training, consultation, and support

Jan 7

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

Dec 30

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

Nov 14

ECU School of Social Work

Thank you to the Integrated Family Services staff who supported the East Carolina University School of Social Work on November 7, 2014.

Oct 29

Our First “Pink Tuesday!”

Thanks to everyone for participating in Our First “Pink Tuesday!”

Oct 14

Experts warn suicides are on the rise

By William F. West The Daily Advance Saturday, September 20, 2014 Keith Hamm says while many people believe suicides among North Carolina’s youths and young adults occur in big cities such as Raleigh, they also occur in the Tar Heel

Sep 3

ECBH 2014 State of the Art Awards

And the Award Goes to…. ECBH hosted the State of the Art Awards Banquet Wednesday, August 27, 2014 to the following eight recipients, which Integrated Family Services is proud to announce receiving 2 of the 8 awards.  Distinguished Licensed Independent

Jul 16

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

Nov 26

Red Ribbon Week

NC Parent Resource Center Newsletter Integrated Family Services, PLLC was featured in the NC Parent Resorce Center’s November/December newsletter for providing Red Ribbon Week education to nearly 700 8th grade students in Northeastern NC. See how IFS and other orginaztions

Sep 6

ECBH expands school-based mental health services

East Carolina Behavioral Health (ECBH) recently awarded funding for school-based mental health and substance use services to five of its contracted Network Providers. Awardees include Integrated Family Services for Bertie and Hertford Counties; Northeastern Counseling Services for Gates County; PORT

Sep 19

Integrated Family Services earns CABHA certification

Integrated Family Services PLLC has been certified by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services as a Child Critical Access Behavior Health Agency (CABHA). Read More

Aug 17

Grief counseling being offered in shooting death: Daily Advance

Elizabeth City Councilwoman Lena Hill-Lawrence is asking a broad cross-section of the community to join together in offering grief counseling and assistance to youth who are grieving the loss of DaJuan Brown in a shooting last weekend. A press release

Jan 25

Mobile crisis partners sought

The upcoming Crisis Intervention Team training for law enforcement officers may help officers make the best use of the mental health mobile crisis team, according to the head of the agency that provides mobile crisis services in Elizabeth City and

Aug 2

Mental health team in N.C. goes to clients

Article By Catherine Kozak of The Virginian-Pilot. Mobile team of mental health professionals is now available to assist clients in northeastern North Carolina. The team fills a void left when the state recently removed the Albemarle Mental Health Center. Designed