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NC Families United welcomes Caitlin Ryan and The Family Acceptance Project

NC Families United welcomes Caitlin Ryan and The Family Acceptance Project Our organization prides ourselves on lived experiences and working with all populations within our communities that we serve, making them always feel welcome. With that being said, we had the opportunity to send three staff members to Detroit to participate in the training called […]

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State Vision for System MH/I-DD/SUD Transformation to Whole Person Care

Name: Stacy Justiss Organization: NC Families United Title: Associate Director Presentation: State Vision for System MH/I-DD/SUD Transformation to Whole Person Care Presenter: KODY H. KINSLEY, Deputy Secretary for Behavioral Health & Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities at DHHS The “Vision for the Divisions” presentation offered participants the opportunity to hear NC DHHS’s vision relating to the […]

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Acronyms in System of Care Handbook

A ABC – Attachment Bio-Behavioral Catch-up ACA – Affordable Care Act (Obama Care) ACT – Assertive Community Team ADA – American Disabilities Act ADATC – Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center ADD – Attention Deficit Disorder ADETS – Alcohol and Drug Education Traffic School ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder AG – Academically Gifted AHCA […]

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Preparing for Hurricane Season

Preparing for Hurricane Season The Atlantic hurricane season of 2017 was one of the most active on record with 17 named storms, 6 of which became hurricanes of category 3 or stronger. Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands are still dealing with recovery from Hurricanes Irma, Harvey, and Maria. With warming oceans […]

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4 warning signs for children their mental health

Right now in North Carolina there are roughly 250,000 children who are in need of help they are not receiving in regards to a mental, emotional or behavioral disorder.   CHARLOTTE, N.C. – May is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month. Right now in North Carolina there are roughly 250,000 children who are in need of […]

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“Partnering for Health and Hope Following Trauma”

“Partnering for Health and Hope Following Trauma” Partnering for Health and Hope Following Trauma will focus on the importance of an integrated approach to caring for the mental health needs of children, youth, and young adults who have experienced trauma, as well as their families. More than 1,100 communities and 160 national collaborating organizations and […]

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Need to talk? We’re here to help.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) TTY: 1-800-799-4889 Website: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call is routed to the nearest crisis center in the national network of more than 150 crisis centers.

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