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,

Mar 16

National Council for Behavioral Health article

It gives us great pleasure to share that Integrated Family Services, PLLC is featured in the National Council for Behavioral Health magazine, Crisis to Recovery. Being featured in this magazine has given us national recognition for the wonderful work our

Feb 15

Adolescent rural suicide rates on the rise

By Jennifer Cannon Staff Writer, The Free Press Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 12:01 AM In 2013, 17 percent of United States high school students seriously considered attempting suicide in the previous 12 months, according to a report by the

Feb 10

Adolescent suicide prevention and intervention

Join us as we explore a new topic each month. Get information that relates to your local community. These events are FREE and open to the general public. Sponsored by Lenoir Memorial Hospital and Eastpointe MCO Adolescent Suicide: Prevention &

Feb 3

Mobile Crisis teams offer solutions to substance abuse, mental health issues

By Caroline Hudson Monday, February 1, 2016 Keith Hamm remembers well how he once unknowingly saved a man’s life at a bus stop. Hamm said he found him sitting there in tears, and the man explained how he spent all

Agencies Seek To Avoid Involuntary Commitments

By Rebecca Bunch Staff Writer Wednesday, December 16, 2015 A conversation between agencies involved in the involuntary commitment of the mentally ill in Chowan County is helping to create a road map for helping them avoid that fate. Steps in

Dec 10

Mobile Crisis offers alternative in mental health emergencies

“Anytime you make changes, there are going to be issues. What we’ve got now is, we’ve got people that can be called in to help bridge the gap for people in crisis in combination with other services.”
 Keith Hamm Oversees

Sep 28

Crisis Intervention Workshop

Elements of Crisis Intervention, Prevention, and Planning Workshop January 14, 2016 Edwin W. Monroe AHEC Conference Center Venture Tower Drive, Greenville, NC Provided by: ABOUT THE WORKSHOP: Adults and children with a serious mental illness and substance use disorders often

Sep 23

IFS Inducted

Integrated Family Services is proud to announce that we will be inducted into the East Carolina University Cornerstone Society on October 16, 2015. The Cornerstone Society at the College of Health and Human Performance is composed of a group of

IFS Receives Triple “A” Award

Integrated Family Services is proud to announce that we are being recognized with a 2015 Transforming Lives Awards by receiving the: Triple “A” Award (Awareness, Advocacy & Assistance) Recognizes providers that demonstrate exceptional public awareness and/or advocacy functions through Prevention,

Jul 29

Triple P Agency Spotlight

IFS was featured in the July 2015 Triple P Newsletter, following is a reprint of the article. Integrated Family Services, PLLC (IFS) is excited to add Level 4 Triple P – Positive Parenting Program – to our array of evidenced

Jun 16

Facebook Chat on ADHD

Facebook Chat on ADHD – June 18, 2015 National Institute of Mental Health sent this bulletin at 06/16/2015 08:57 AM EDT Join the National Institute of Mental Health’s Facebook page June 18, 2015 at noon ET as they host a Q&A

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