Samuel learned to NAVIGATE his psychosis

Now in its second year, Family & Children’s Services’ first episode psychosis specialty program NAVIGATE continues to develop and make strides in serving youth ages 16-30 with recent onsets of a schizophrenia spectrum disorder.  May clients have seen the benefits of NAVIGATE’s multidisciplinary, coordinated specialty care model that includes individual resiliency training therapy, monthly visits…

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Consuelo J. Underwood’s exhibition integrates WIR power wands

Family & Children’s Services Women in Recovery (WIR) has partnered with 108 Contemporary and artist Consuelo J. Underwood creating “power wands” for her upcoming exhibition “Thread Songs from the Borderlands: A New Borderline.” WIR participants created art with 108|Contemporary staff for the exhibit. In May, they had the opportunity to work directly with a visiting professional artist and have…

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What to Do if You’re Worried About Suicide

This article originally appeared on Child Mind Institute website. Reprinted with permission. What do you do when you’re worried that a child might be feeling suicidal? First and foremost, it’s important that you talk to him about your concerns in a calm, non-accusatory manner. Sometimes when parents are very worried, they end up saying, “Don’t…

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