Events: SpiritHorse Special Olympics and Veteran’s Children’s Day

Join SpiritHorse Equine Therapy at Freedom Ranch for special events the weekend of October 28 & 29.
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News: Update Your Favorites

Criteria for Intensive Customized Care Coordination has been revised. Update your saved favorites to the Pre-Referral Questionnaire for ages 6-21 today to ensure new referrals are screened properly.
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Resource: Pathways Transition Programs Expands to New Counties

Pathways Transition Programs now provides IFI (Intensive Family Intervention) services in Bartow, Cobb, and Paulding counties.
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Resource: Gilmer Home Again Accepting Referrals

Gilmer Home Again Program, a two week, intensive out-patient program of Highland Rivers Health, is staffed and ready to begin taking referrals.
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Resource: CMO Benefit Comparison Chart

Need help choosing a CMO (Care Management Organization)? Georgia Families has published a new benefit comparison to help you make an informed decision.
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Conference Call: Development is Relational

Learn about the Developmental Relationships Framework, a powerful new tool the Search Institute is using to help all adults – teachers, youth workers and most importantly families – understand and focus their actions to contribute to youth success
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Resource: Support After Irma

Storms and natural disasters can have a profound impact on our emotional well-being, and it is natural to feel a range of emotions, from stress to anxiety or depression, after the event is over. For many, these feelings of distress are short-term and will resolve over time. However, for others, especially children and young people, ...
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Webinar: “There is no place like home” Surviving the storm

EmpowerMEnt & GA RYSE-ILP Presents: “There is no place like home!” What to do in an emergency! September 19th, 2017 5:30pm- 6:30pm   In light of recent events, we are modifying topics this month to go over some life skills that are needed wherever you go. We will be talking about what to do in the case of an ...
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Notice: CMO Insurance Choice Change Deadline September 30th

The deadline to choose a new CMO (Care Management Organization, such as Amerigroup, Care Source, Peach State, or Wellcare) is quickly approaching. If you want to change your CMO insurance to a new provider, you will be able to do so until September 30. After this date, you will only be able to change your ...
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Webinar: EmpowerMEnt “Sticks & Stone” Self Esteem Webinar

Register to join EmpowerMEnt for this special webinar and learn more about building positive self-esteem on July 18.
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Webinar: Learning Community for Young Leaders, August 10

Join Youth M.O.V.E. on August 10 to participate in an interactive discussion about the keys to youth organization development, including logic modeling, strategic planning and capacity building.
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Media: Is your child watching 13 Reasons Why?

Is your child watching 13 Reasons Why? By: Erin Conaway, CPS, Outreach Specialist This is an important question for every parent and caregiver of a young person. Whether you think your child has access to Netflix in your home or not, it is crucial that you find out the answer to this question and be prepared to ...
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Media: The Be Vocal Documentary

When someone says the words, “mental health,” or “mental illness,” people often grow quiet. However, the Be Vocal Documentary encourages us to speak out about mental health and to help others understand that in speaking about it, we not only find, but we also offer healing and hope.
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Webinar: Learning Community for Young Leaders, April 12

Calling all youth advocates! Join the Learning Community (LC) for Young Leaders Direct Connect Wednesday, April 12, 3:30 – 5 p.m. ET Are you leading youth engagement efforts in a SOC / Healthy Transitions community or a Youth M.O.V.E. Chapter? Are you a youth or young adult who wants to develop professional skills while also connecting with peers ...
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Event: Peach State Mobile Market, March 27, Dalton

Visit Peach State’s Mobile Market in Monday, March 27 in Dalton for fresh fruits and vegetables.
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Resource: LMCS & LM CME Announce New Partnership with Crisis Text Line

Lookout Mountain Community Services (LMCS) and Lookout Mountain Care Management Entity (LM CME) partner with the Crisis Text Line (CTL) to promote an innovative new resource to Georgia.
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Event: Sexual Assault Awareness Month (Floyd, Chattooga, Gordon, Polk & Bartow)

Support the Sexual Assult Awareness Center of Northwest Georgia and help end sexual assualt in the Month of April by participating in local events.
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Event: Georgia Families CMO Meet & Greet Sessions

Georgia Families Care Management Organizations will be participating in forums and meet & greet sessions around the state to give Georgia Families® and Georgia Families 360⁰ SM Members the opportunity to learn more about their benefits for the upcoming year.
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Event: Sexual Assault & Abuse Adult Support Group

New support group begins meeting in Dalton for adults who have experienced sexual assault.
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Certified Peer Specialist – Youth Certification Training, April 17-21, 2017

In April 2017, the State of Georgia is offering a five-day certification training for young adults who want to use their personal experience with mental illness, substance use and/or co-occuring disorders to help youth who are going through difficult times get the support they need.
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Event: Camp MAGIK, Cartersville and Hampton, GA

Healing camp accepting applications for children and adolescents who have experienced the loss of a loved one.
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Notice: Open Enrollment for Georgia Families, March 2017

Important information for members who receive health care benefits from Georgia Families or Planning for Healthy Babies. Action required by March 31, 2017. Don’t miss out!
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Webinar: Multisystemic Therapy for Emerging Adults

Register to attend this one-hour webinar to learn about how Multisystemic Therapy is changing lives of young people involved with the Juvenile Justice system.
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Event: New Options Waiver Program (NOW) Public Forums

from the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), Division of Developmental Disabilities NOW Waiver Public Forums: COMP Families & Providers are Welcome to Attend The New Options Waiver Program (NOW) which serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities is scheduled for renewal in September 2017 via application to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services(CMS). ...
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Certified Peer Specialist – Parent Certification Training, March 27-31, 2017

The State of Georgia is offering a five-day certification training for parents who want to use their personal experience with caring for a child with mental illness, substance use and/or co-occuring disorders to help other families get the support they need.
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Certified Peer Specialist – Youth Certification Training, Feb 6-10, 2017

The State of Georgia is offering a five-day certification training for young adults who want to use their personal experience with mental illness, substance use and/or co-occuring disorders to help youth who are going through difficult times get the support they need.
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Certified Peer Specialist – Parent Certification Training, Feb 20-24, 2017

The State of Georgia is offering a five-day certification training for parents who want to use their personal experience with caring for a child with mental illness, substance use and/or co-occuring disorders to help other families get the support they need.
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Join the Conversation: Text, Talk, Act for Families

Join the conversation about mental health by participating in the first family version of Text, Talk, Act. Now through December 31, you and your family are invited to come together and text FAMILY to 89800 to begin a conversation about ways you can become stronger together.
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New Resource: College and Your Mental Health

With this new guide from NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) and The Jed Foundation, students and parents can prepare for anything they may encounter in the transition to college. From accessing resources to preparing for emergencies, starting the conversation about your mental health can pave the way to success.
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