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Building Blocks for Success: Family First Prevention Services Act

Building Blocks for Success: Family First Prevention Services Act

The Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) of 2018 enacted funding for time-limited prevention services for mental health, substance abuse and in-home parent skill-based programs for children or youth, providing more resources to help families in crisis stay together.

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Team Member Spotlight - Brian Rhodes

Team Member Spotlight - Brian Rhodes

Brian Rhodes is a program manager overseeing team members who look after the youth in our residential treatment program on our Gillis Campus. When he isn’t working, Brian enjoys relaxing at home with his family.

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Team Member Spotlight - Dr. Lanette Madison

Team Member Spotlight - Dr. Lanette Madison

Dr. Lanette R. Madison is the Eastern Missouri Regional Director and works in the St. Louis community. She firmly believes that, “your thoughts create your destiny and with God, all things are possible”. She is a proud mother of two children whom she adores; a 27-year-old son who is an Engineering Technician III at Black and Veatch and a 19-year-old daughter who is a theatre major at Abilene Christian University.

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Day Treatment Team Rises to the Challenge

Day Treatment Team Rises to the Challenge

Worldwide educators are rising to the challenge to provide a safe and effective learning environment. While it’s not easy navigating what that looks like, our day treatment program team is committed to using a trauma-informed approach and quickly adapted to a virtual learning. They are going above and beyond to meet the needs of students, while providing wrap around services for their families.

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Freeze, Flight & Fight: What does it mean?

Freeze, Flight & Fight: What does it mean?

Have you ever been so embarrassed, scared, or angry by a situation that you just wanted to “disappear” or “fly away”? Our brains are wired for survival. When we experience strong emotions, our brain sends the signals to get through with the situation by “freezing”, “flying (running away)” and/or “fighting”.

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