Grief and the Holidays
December 5, 2017
Janet Breen, LPC; Program Coordinator, Kaleidoscope Grief Center The Holidays are upon us and if you are dealing with the death of a loved one, grief at its best, is an unpleasant journey. It is a trip we try to avoid but death comes to us all at one time or another in our lives. It is a trip we all must take. Sometimes it is difficult to believe that you will ever feel better… Continue Reading →
Seasons for Growth, Living with Grief, Loss and Change in Life
November 9, 2017
J. Breen, LPC It is not possible to be human and avoid the normal and often valuable experience of loss and grief. Loss and grief are issues which affect all of us at some stage in our lives. Learning to deal with these issues is central to personal wellbeing and happiness. There are many different losses that occur in one’s lifetime. The one that people automatically think of when grief is mentioned is death, but… Continue Reading →
Calvin Klein Gives Back this Holiday
November 8, 2017
WHO: Methodist Family Health, Dillard’s and Calvin Klein WHAT: Calvin Klein Gives Back shopping event at Dillard’s in Arkansas  WHEN: Each event is December 3-9, 2017 (week-long) WHERE:        Dillard’s Park Plaza Mall in Little Rock and McCain Mall in North Little Rock Dillard’s Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville and Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers Dillard’s Hot Springs Mall in Hot Springs Dillard’s The Mall at Turtle Creek in Jonesboro Dillard’s Central Mall in Texarkana BACKGROUND:… Continue Reading →
Break the Cycle of Dating Abuse
October 16, 2017
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As an organization that works with children who have experienced or witnessed - or both - physical, sexual and emotional abuse, Methodist Family Health understands the long-lasting damage this violence has on children, their families, friends, teachers and community. Because domestic violence isn't something people want to acknowledge is taking place, more people than we realize are being hurt and continuing these patterns while dating. For example, did you… Continue Reading →
Share the Light – Krysta’s Story
October 11, 2017
Krysta White grew up in a Methodist Family Health group home. Today, she is a wife, mom, college graduate and valued employee of Methodist Family Health, sharing her light of hope, peace and stability with kids we serve today. This is her story. Krysta Shares the Light   Would you like to share the light with your congregation this holiday season? Please download any of these files to use in your sermons, bulletins, e-newsletters or… Continue Reading →
Methodist Family Health Deals with Adverse Childhood Experiences
September 28, 2017
Researchers are learning more and more about adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), which can affect a person's physical and mental health throughout her or his lifetime. This special supplement developed by the Arkansas Times outlines what Methodist Family Health can provide children and families dealing with ACEs and other mental, emotional, behavioral and spiritual issues. Read more: Arkansas Times Mental Health 09-28 Continue Reading →
Compassionate Care. Passionate Physicians.
September 20, 2017
Methodist Family Health has been serving Arkansas for 118 years. First established in 1899 as an orphanage in Central Arkansas, we have evolved and grown over the years to serve children and families in Arkansas with mental, behavioral and emotional needs. With the help of our compassionate physicians, we are able to provide healthcare in 22 locations throughout the state. Without our committed team, none of our work would be possible! We honored them with… Continue Reading →
Suicide Prevention Awareness: What Everyone Needs To Know
September 10, 2017
Many Arkansans view suicide as something to whisper about behind closed doors, or something to hide altogether. Yet 41,000 individuals die every year by suicide, and it is the 10th leading cause of death among adults in the U.S. and the 2nd leading cause of death among people ages 10-24. And those numbers are increasing at an alarming rate. In 2016, the New York Times reported that suicide in the United States has reached a… Continue Reading →
August Issue Inviting Arkansas
August 17, 2017
From big hats to faux horse races, Southern Silks is one of our favorite and biggest events of the year! What better way to support behavioral and mental health care for Arkansas children and families than with a post-race Kentucky Derby inspired soiree? Last May, we spent the evening celebrating with live and silent auctions, dinner and libations, and more! In case you missed August’s issue of Inviting Arkansas, we’ve included a little Q& A… Continue Reading →
Ease Back Into Back-To-School Mode
August 10, 2017
For many parents, summer is the time to relax the rules and put bedtimes on hold. But then August rolls around, and parents start to panic. “School is only two weeks away!” There are classes to confirm, backpacks to fill, jeans to buy and lunches to plan, all while preparing our kids mentally and emotionally for a new school year. To help make this a successful transition – meaning less anxiety for kids AND caregivers… Continue Reading →