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The Gary Ander Making a Difference Award For Family-Driven Care

The Gary Ander Making a Difference Award For Family-Driven Care An annual award given throughout the state of North Carolina to a person who exemplify supporting and recognizing the importance of family voice in a Family-Driven System of Care environment . https://myemail.constantcontact.com/NC-Families-United—Taking-Nominations—The-Gary-Ander-Award.html?soid=1124493504765&aid=P1RPhOBqHrI The award will be given during the Children’s Mental Health Celebration Wednesday May […]

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Proclamation by the Govenor of NC, Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week May 6-10, 2019

CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK May 6 – 10, 2019 BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, to promote awareness of positive mental health, well-being and development for all children, youth and young adults ages birth through 26 years in North Carolina; WHEREAS it is appropriate that a special week […]

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National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

May 6, 2019 Awareness Day 2019: “Suicide Prevention: Strategies That Work” will take place on Monday, May 6, at the Hubert H. Humphrey Building in Washington, DC. SAMHSA’s Awareness Day shines a national spotlight on the importance of caring for every child’s mental health. link to more information   

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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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