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Family Guidance in the News:
Sep. 13, 2013: http://www.newspressnow.com/life/health/article_ca4828d7-7c89-58d5-bad0-dbd178e4f6dd.html. Follow the link to see some of the great success stories that have come from Family Guidance Center.
May 11, 2013: Society Can do More to Reduce Stigma of Youth Mental Illness. Read about the truths involving children and youth mental illness.
May 9, 2013: Community Celebrates Children’s Mental Health Awareness. National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day is celebrated by Family Guidance Center.
Feb. 25, 2013: St. Joseph Women Have Succeeded Side by Side. See how these two women have worked hard for Family Guidance Center over the years.
Feb. 10, 2013: Budget, Provider Shortage Affect Mental Health Services. Family Guidance Center remains strong through budget cuts.
Jan. 6, 2013: When to Address Possible Mental Issues. When to talk to your teen about possible mental issues.
Dec. 17, 2012: Shooting Renews Focus on Mental Health Funding. See how the tragic school shootings have boosted the interest in mental health funding once again.
Dec. 7, 2012: Ali Wray. Read about a great behind the scenes volunteer working for Family Guidance Center.
Oct. 21, 2012: Family Guidance Receives $10,000 United Way Grant. Read this article in its entirety to see what great things Family Guidance Center has in store.
Aug. 16, 2012: More Than 200 Children Enrolled in Health Care Home Program at Family Guidance Center, Exceeding Predictions. Read about this provision Under the Affordable Care Act that Helps Bridge Gap Between Mental, Physical Health Needs.
July 22, 2012: Health Savings Promising. See how Family Guidance Center is helping to lower healthcare costs for everyone.
July 20, 2012: Study Results Promise Savings for Region. See how Family Guidance Center is working on Medicare savings.
March 1, 2012: Case worker wants better community. Read the inspiring St. Joseph News Press article about 32-year Family Guidance Center case manager Leechia Jones.
Jan. 28, 2012: Colgan center assists troubled youths. Learn about Family Guidance Center’s innovative Day Treatment Program, which helps children with mental illness return to their normal classroom setting.
Jan. 7, 2012: Family Guidance Center launches health home initiative. In this feature story, learn how Family Guidance Center’s work is on the forefront of the HealthCare Home program. The program seeks to connect chronic mental health patients on Medicaid who also have a chronic health problem, such as diabetes, to a network of health professionals who can help them navigate their care.
Dec. 19, 2011: Facebook launches suicide prevention tool. Garry Hammond, president and CEO, Family Guidance Center, talks about the ways the Center’s Access Crisis Intervention Line offers face-to-face help in a digital age.
Oct. 25, 2011: Family Guidance seeks integrated health plan. Family Guidance Center became one of the first community mental health centers in the nation to begin the coordination of mental health needs within related physical health care needs, with large savings in emergency room visits.