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Alta hosts suicide prevention roundtable

Alta Behavioral Healthcare is teaming up with the Ohio Mental Health Network for School Success North East Region to host a roundtable discussion on Wednesday, August 7 at 3 p.m. on suicide prevention for the community at Alta’s offices at 711 Belmont Avenue in Youngstown.

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Alta Receives $60,000 from Children’s Circle of Friends

Alta Care Group has received $60,000 from the Children’s Mental Health Circle of Friends Foundation to support its programs and services. The funds will be allocated as follows: Intensive Home-Based Treatment Program. The IHBT program works exclusively with children and adolescents with serious emotional and/or behavioral disorders who are at significant …

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Alta Receives 4-Year National Accreditation from COA

Alta Care Group recently completed its 4-year national accreditation review by The Council on Accreditation (COA). The reaccreditation process was expedited through the Pre-Commission Review Report as a result of Alta having zero out-of-compliance ratings in any of the fundamental practice standards. In a statement, the Council on Accreditation noted …

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PNC Foundation’s Grant Helps Fund Alta’s UPSTREAM Program

The PNC Foundation has awarded $8,000 to Alta Care Group’s UPSTREAM Program. The UPSTREAM Program is a home-based literacy and social-emotional development program provided to preschool to second grade children thorough the City and surrounding areas. The goal of the program is to increase a parent’s/guardian’s ability to nurture their …

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Alta’s Youth Move Group Launches School Supplies Drive

Members of the Mahoning County Youth Move Ohio Chapter are sponsoring a summer-long school supplies drive to help equip local youth with the tools to go back to school in the fall. Area residents are encouraged to donate school supplies at either of Alta’s locations or at Youth Move meetings …

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Renovated Camp Challenge Social Hall Now Available for Events

The Camp Challenge Social Hall is the perfect spot for your family’s, organization’s or business’s next event! Located on the west side of Youngstown on the edge of Mill Creek Park, the hall is available to rent on weekends, holidays and some evenings, and can accommodate groups of up to …

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Next Youth Move Meeting Is Tuesday, May 28

Youth Move 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. Youth …

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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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