May 29

Mental Health Expo

Expo brings awareness to mental health resources By LaMonique Hamilton Rocky Mount Telegram Copy Editor Sunday, May 17, 2015 TARBORO – The Vidant Edgecombe Hospital hosted the Mental Health Expo on Thursday in an effort to bring public awareness to

May 22

Distinguished Alumni Award

Do you know an ECU alumnus who has done extraordinary work within the profession of social work? If so, take the time to nominate that person for one of two awards, the ECU School of Social Work Distinguished Alumni Award

May 21

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

May 20

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

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