Category: Mental Health

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

If you are concerned about yourself or a loved one, or want to spread awareness, there are things you can do to help. Consider these three steps as helpful starting points.
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

What Is the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline?

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a US-based suicide prevention network where professional crisis counselors provide supportive counseling, suicide assessment, prevention, and intervention over the phone 24/7.
Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month: How to Prioritize Your Mental Health

There are a few small steps that you can incorporate into your day that can make a difference bit by bit.
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Seven Counties Services Employees Join Kentuckianaworks for KW Conversations #6: Mental Health Careers and Representation

Ludmilla and Kourtnee were hosted by KentuckianaWorks Sr. Program Director, Angella Wilson, to discuss career paths in the mental health field, representation in the sector, and current career opportunities available.
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What Employers Can Do to Support the Mental Health Needs of Their Employees

Creating a trauma-informed workplace builds trusts and shows an investment in the well-being of employees.
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Helping Your Child with The Back-to-School Transition

Our school-based team shares tips and resources for early intervention to increase the likelihood of success for a child or youth who is struggling with school.
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The Impact of COVID-19 and Social Injustice on Youth of Color

For health professionals caring for youth of color, specifically, ask how they feel being black in America has impacted their experiences concerning social justice and the pandemic.
Candace Shireman

Synchronizing Primary Care and Behavioral Healthcare for Patients

Kentucky Integrated Care was established in September 2017. Embedded within Seven Counties Services, it serves the following counties in Kentucky, which surround the Louisville metropolitan area: Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, and Trimble counties. The program was launched as a five-year project to synchronize primary care with behavioral healthcare.
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Children Finding Success Through Peaceful Pals Program

Seven Counties Services’ Child and Family West Clinic recognized that some of the children they served in Louisville’s West End community were unable to attend traditional after-school and summer care programs because these programs cannot accept students with severe emotional and behavioral issues.
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3 Self-Care Tips for Healthcare Workers

Self-care: This is a topic that we who work in the mental health / social services fields talk a lot about, but perhaps neglect to act on in our own lives, especially during times when we feel pulled to be available and supportive to our clients, our family, and friends.