During Brain Awareness Week, we’re striving to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research, especially concerning mental health disorders. Neuroscientists are uncovering the brain processes involved in behavioral illnesses, and there is great promise for development of more effective treatments in the near future.Continue Reading →
The season of Lent is often focused on giving up something or doing without. Many Christians today observe Lent by “fasting” in a modern way, by giving up something, whether it’s potato chips, social media or watching reality TV, for example. But this year, consider a different approach and GIVE a simple gift that will help someone in need.Continue Reading →
Methodist Family Health invites Arkansans to honor the season of Lent and “get up and give” items that will make a difference in the lives of children, youth and families served by the 118-year-old organization.
The eighth annual Get Up & Give collection drive will be held in the weeks leading up to Easter, March 1-April 13. All donated items will benefit those who rely on Methodist Family Health for behavioral, emotional and spiritual care. The organization’s programs, including the Methodist Children’s Home, are part of the statewide network that includes a 60-bed hospital, eight group homes, two residential treatment centers, two therapeutic day treatment schools, nine counseling clinics and other specialized programs that provide psychiatric and behavioral healthcare.Continue Reading →
Now that we’re settling into 2017, it’s a great time to focus on creating a happier, healthier home for your child (and for you!). Read on for easy tips on improving mental wellness all year long.Continue Reading →
Need Christmas gift ideas for a child with mental health or behavioral problems? Here are some suggestions from Justin Cox, LPC, a Methodist Family Health therapist at SUCCESS Achievement Academy in Jonesboro:Continue Reading →