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Grants Will Fund Alta’s UPSTREAM Program

Alta Care Group’s UPSTREAM Program will benefit from two recent grants. The program received $10,336 from The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley, as well as $5,000 from PNC Bank. UPSTREAM is a home-based literacy development program for preschoolers through second grade that assists parents in becoming their …

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Alta Receives Grant from OMHAS for Early Psychosis Treatment

The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OMHAS) has awarded Alta Care Group $135,592 to support further development and operations for the Mahoning County FIRST Program (First Coordinated Specialty Care for First Episode of Psychosis). In October, 2017 Alta Care Group and its Behavioral Health Division took over …

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Infant Mortality Program Receives New Grant

The Mahoning County District Board of Health has awarded Alta Care Group an additional $175,643 to expand Alta’s successful Infant Mortality Program. The grant will allow Alta to add an additional full-time and two part-time Community Health Workers (CHW’s) to help impact the issue of infant mortality in our Valley. This …

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Adventure Therapy Group Is Now Meeting Every Tuesday

WHO: Children ages 14-18 WHAT: A fun, active and engaging group that works on therapeutic topics (community building, self-regulation, team building, and problem-solving) through activity. WHEN: Tuesdays from 5:00-7:30pm WHERE: Camp Challenge — 939 Wilkinson Ave. near Mill Creek Park on Youngstown’s West Side WHY: A super-fun group designed to help …

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Alta’s Meg Harris Is Named Child Advocate of the Year

The Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board has bestowed its Child Advocate of the Year award upon Meg Harris, Community Support and Trauma Supervisor for Alta Behavioral Healthcare. The Award was one of several presented at the organization’s annual “May is Mental Health Month” recognition luncheon May 23. Ms. …

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Free Infant Massage Classes Begin May 22!

Infant massage is an ancient art that connects you deeply with the person who is your baby, helping you to understand your baby’s particular nonverbal language and respond with love and respectful listening. It empowers you as a parent by giving you the means to become an expert on your …

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New Triple P Seminar Will Help You Learn the Power of Positive Parenting

The latest Triple P class will take place Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 9:00–10:30 am at the Alta Behavioral Healthcare main location, 711 Belmont Avenue in Youngstown. During this seminar, you’ll have the opportunity to: Meet other parents Share some of your experiences and ideas about being a parent and managing difficult behaviors Discuss …

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Adventure Therapy Group Offers Fun and Engaging Therapeutic Activities

Please note that the Adventure Therapy Group is now meeting at Camp Challenge!   WHO Teens 14–18 WHAT A fun, active and engaging group that works on therapeutic topics (communitybuilding, self-regulation, team building and problem solving) through activity. WHEN Every Thursday from 5–7 pm WHERE Camp Challenge, 939 Wilkinson Ave on …

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Hine Memorial Fund Donation Aids Camp Challenge Improvements

Alta Care Group is moving forward with the next phase of renovations to its Camp Challenge facility on Youngstown’s West Side, thanks to a donation of over $43,000 from the Hine Memorial Fund. The donation from the fund, which is administered by the Youngstown Foundation, will be supplemented by a …

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Take the Guesswork Out of Parenting with Group Triple P Classes

If you’re a parent or caregiver who: is interested in promoting your child’s development and potential, or may have concerns about your child’s mild to moderate level of behavioral problems, or simply wishes to prevent behavior problems from developing …you’ll want to be a part of a free series of …

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Respite Event March 24 Will Give Parents a Break

Are you looking for a break so that you can catch up on your own life events and needs? Would you like your child to be involved in a structured activity in which he/she can learn positive social engagement and have fun with other peers in an enjoyable, experiential way …

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Learn The Power of Positive Parenting at Upcoming Seminar

The latest Triple P class will take place Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 1:00–2:30 pm at the Alta Behavioral Healthcare main location, 711 Belmont Avenue. During this seminar, you’ll have the opportunity to: Meet other parents Share some of your experiences and ideas about being a parent and managing difficult behaviors Discuss some methods …

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Night at the Races Benefit Event Set for Saturday, February 22

The Children’s Circle of Friends Foundation will hold a Night at the Races benefit event on behalf of Alta Behavioral Healthcare on Saturday, February 22 at St. Mary’s Assumption Social Center, 356 S. Bella Vista Ave. on Youngstown’s West Side. There will be a dinner buffet catered by St. Mary’s, …

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