Mar 26

SOCIAL DISTANCING: How to ease your mind during the coronavirus pandemic

By Stacia Strong Posted: Tue 7:32 AM, Mar 24, 2020 | Updated: Tue 9:01 AM, Mar 24, 2020Copyright © 2002-2020 – Designed by Gray Digital Media PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) – Millions of Americans are practicing social distancing and isolating

Expert: Social distancing can lead to isolation

Help available for those facing loneliness, anxiety By Reggie Ponder Staff Writer Daily Advance Elizabeth City, NCMar 23, 2020 Updated Mar 23, 2020 © Copyright 2020 APG East LLC. All rights reserve Health officials say practicing social distancing is vital

Mar 18

Self-isolation can have a negative impact on your mental health

by: Madison Forsey Posted: Mar 17, 2020 / 04:50 PM CDT / Updated: Mar 17, 2020 / 04:53 PM CDT Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — While people practicing self-isolation are doing their part

Mar 17

Covid-19 Update

COVID-19 UPDATE: Integrated Family Services is committed to continue providing services for our individuals served. We will follow the guidance of the NC Department of Health and Human Services concerning any decisions to change our service delivery. Due to the

Mar 5

Child crisis centers open in Pitt & Craven Counties

Posted: Tue 7:43 PM, Feb 25, 2020 | Updated: Tue 10:38 PM, Feb 25, 2020Copyright © 2002-2020 – All Rights Reserved PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) Two new homes aimed at helping kids in crisis are opening their doors in eastern

Jul 31

PORT tackles overdose surge

By Chris DayMultimedia Editor Sunday, June 16, 2019 The Daily Advance Copyright 2019 APG East LLC. All rights reserved. A recent surge in the number of heroin-related overdoses in Pasquotank County is shining a light on a powerful medication used

May 25

Vidant hosts 7th Annual Mental Health Expo

Wed 7:48 PM, May 15, 2019  |  Updated: Wed 9:32 PM, May 15, 2019Copyright © 2002-2019 – All Rights Reserved GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) – More than 50 exhibitors from various service organizations came to the Vidant Medical Center Campus for

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 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 ( 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 | 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 | 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