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May Is Mental Health Month Marks 70 Years

Alta Behavioral Healthcare joins providers across the United States in celebrating May Is Mental Health Month, which was started 70 years ago by Mental Health America. Its purpose is to: raise awareness about mental health conditions and the importance of good mental health for everyone demonstrate that mental health is …

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Alta’s FIRST Team Named Program of the Year

Alta’s FIRST Team was recognized as “Program of the Year” by the Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board during its annual “May Is Mental Health Month” Luncheon. FIRST is a specialized treatment program that helps individuals who are between the ages of 15 and 40 and who have had psychotic …

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May 6-12 Is National Nurses Week!

In 1993, the American Nurses Association established National Nurses Week. National Nurses Week is a time for everyone – individuals, employers, other health care professionals, community leaders, and nurses – to recognize the vast contributions and positive impact of America’s 4 million registered nurses. Each year, the celebration ends on …

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Full- and Part-Time Counselor Positions Open at Alta

About Us Alta Behavioral Healthcare has provided over 45 years of caring for children, adolescents and their families in the Mahoning Valley. Our staff is highly skilled in helping families understand their situations and what needs to be done to bring practical solutions to the problem at hand. Alta Behavioral …

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Donate to PNC Bank’s Great Big Book Drive!

Over the years, PNC Bank has been very generous in its support of Alta Behavioral Healthcare and its services to children and families in the Mahoning Valley. We’d like to let you know about another initiative PNC has developed to benefit young people. PNC’s Great Big Book Drive runs now …

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Eat Wings, Raise Funds at BW3 April 8

The Children’s Mental Health Circle of Friends Foundation invites you to “Eat Wings, Raise Funds” at Buffalo Wild Wings’ Boardman and Austintown locations on Monday, April 8. If you present the ticket below to your server between 11:00 am and 12 midnight on that day, BW3 will donate 15% of …

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“Incredible Years” Parent Group Plans Seven Weekly Sessions

Parents of children ages 3–8 can learn new ways to parent their children at the Incredible Years® Early Childhood Parent Group. This series gets underway Wednesday, March 27 and will meet each of the following Wednesdays through May 8. Topics will include: Play is more than fun Everyone loves praise …

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New Parent Support Group Will Have Its First Meeting Feb. 21

The kick-off meeting of a newly formed Parent Support Group will take place Thursday, February 21 at 6:00 pm at Alta Behavioral Healthcare’s offices at 711 Belmont Avenue in Youngstown. The topics for this first meeting will be “It’s OK to say ‘I’m in over my head’” and “How to deal …

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Feb. 26 Meeting of YouthMove Recovery Support Group for Teens and Young Adults

YouthMove is a support group consisting of progressive teens and young adults who gather monthly in a judgment-free setting to encourage participants to take an active role in personal recovery and to self-actualize their recovery goals. It is led by Alta Care Group Peer Supporters and Parent Supporters. YouthMove is a part of our Peer …

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Alta Trauma Experts Participate in YSU “Safer Schools” Conference

Youngstown State University’s Beeghly College of Education hosted a Professional Development Day on February 2, 2019 titled Safer Schools: Strategies for Teachers and Skills for Students. Alta Behavioral Healthcare’s Jamie Miller, Clinical Director, and Meg Harris, Certified Trauma Therapist/Trainer, presented at the university to assist school personnel in understanding some …

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Round Table on Impact of Trauma in the Classroom Planned for Feb. 7

The Ohio Mental Health Network for School Success (OMHNSS), North East Region will present a Round Table discussion on the Impact of Trauma in the Classroom. The event will take place Thursday, February 7 from 3:00 pm-4:30 pm at Alta Behavioral Healthcare, 711 Belmont Avenue in Youngstown. Facilitating the discussion will …

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YouthMove Recovery Support Group for Teens and Young Adults Meets January 22

YouthMove is a support group consisting of progressive teens and young adults who gather monthly in a judgment-free setting to encourage participants to take an active role in personal recovery and to self-actualize their recovery goals. It is led by Alta Care Group Peer Supporters and Parent Supporters. YouthMove is a part of our Peer …

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