Hope for Arkansas children and families facing emotional and behavioral challenges.

Suicide: know the warning signs

September 7, 2016

Suicide is alarmingly common. It’s the third leading cause of death for people aged 15 to 24 and the eighth leading cause of death for all people in the nation – with Arkansas actually ranking higher than the national three percent average.

Sadly, most parents don’t know the warning signs and symptoms of teen suicide, and the steps they can take to prevent this silent epidemic.

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Success story: MFH employee has unique perspective

July 7, 2016
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Krysta White grew up in a Methodist Family Health group home. Today, she is a valued employee of Methodist Family Health, a true success story. She works directly with children who are scared, confused and often abused and neglected. In their eyes, she sees herself, just a few years ago.

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Kaleidoscope Grief Center helps children and families rediscover hope after losing a loved one

May 16, 2016

Coming to terms with the death of a loved one and one’s own heartbreak is “a club you never want to be a member of,” says Sarah Ann Mashburn of East End (Saline County).

But the divorced mom and her younger son Daylan had no choice. In May 2014, Mashburn’s son Aaron died suddenly and tragically of meningitis. He was 13.

“I’m so glad Kaleidoscope Grief Center is here for us,” Mashburn says.

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Mental health awareness key to MFH services

October 7, 2015
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Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. Methodist Family Health strives to bring awareness to mental illness as we join organizations like the National Association for Mental Illness (NAMI)

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Upcoming Events

November 8, 2016 - 6:00PM
Kaleidoscope Grief Center Peer Support Group
November 22, 2016 - 6:00PM
Kaleidoscope Grief Center Peer Support Group
November 29, 2016 - 12:00AM
Giving Tuesday
December 11, 2016 - 8:00AM
"Share the Light" Christmas Special Offering for Methodist Family Health
December 13, 2016 - 6:00PM
Kaleidoscope Grief Center Peer Support Group