Ride to the Rescue! 2018 Southern Silks Fundraiser
April 9, 2018
Purchase tickets HERE. Ride to the Rescue of Children and Families in Arkansas Celebrate the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby with a post-race soiree that will include faux horse races where guests are the jockeys! We’ll be awarding prizes for each race, plus guests will enjoy a Kentucky Derby-inspired dinner and libations, live and silent auctions, a hat contest, and much more. Southern Silks benefits Methodist Family Health, a 119-year-old organization that provides behavioral and mental health… Continue Reading →
Shining a Light on Seasonal Affective Disorder
January 11, 2018
January 2018 ushered in some of the coldest weather on record – 90 continuous hours of sub-zero temperatures. Couple that with short days and long nights, and anyone from children to adults can find themselves with seasonal affective disorder. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is a type of depression that comes and goes with the seasons, typically starting in the late fall and early winter and going… Continue Reading →
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 →