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Early Psychosis and the Delaware CORE Program

Written on: September 15th, 2017 in Health and WellnessMental IllnessTreatment

What is Psychosis? Psychosis is an illness affecting the structures and chemicals of the brain that enable us to experience emotions, make judgments, and perceive the world around us. The three most common problems associated with this illness are hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not there), delusions (beliefs that are odd or untrue), […]


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Facing Addiction in America, the Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health

Written on: August 1st, 2017 in FamilyHealth and WellnessSubstance Abuse/Addiction

Our Medical Director, Richard Margolis MD, helps us make sense of new information in psychiatry, addiction, and behavioral health. This article summarizes the Facing Addiction in America, a report on alcohol, drugs, and health issued by the Surgeon General.   Facing Addiction in America, the Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health was published […]


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Alcohol Facts and Statistics

Written on: July 12th, 2017 in Health and WellnessPreventionSubstance Abuse/Addiction

Our Medical Director, Richard Margolis MD, helps us make sense of new information in psychiatry, addiction, and behavioral health. This article provides Alcohol Facts and Statistics across a range of areas that impact functioning and mortality. Alcohol Facts and Statistics According to the National Institute of Health’s National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism an […]


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Mobile Response and Stabilization Services Now Available!

Written on: July 1st, 2017 in Health and WellnessMental IllnessSubstance Abuse/AddictionSuicide and Prevention

When a family is in the midst of an emotionally charged situation involving a child who is struggling emotionally or behaviorally, it can be hard to decide what to do and how to calm things down. Our Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (MRSS) are here to help. MRSS is available to address the needs of […]


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Signs of Mental Illness in Children

Written on: June 21st, 2017 in Health and WellnessMental IllnessTreatment

One in five children and youth experience a mental health challenge. Mental health is an important part of children’s health and well-being. Mental health problems can affect a child’s ability to succeed in school, at work, and in the community, but mental illness in children can be hard for families to identify. Even when you know […]


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The Delaware Division of Professional Regulation Creates New Regulations on Opioid Prescribing

Written on: June 19th, 2017 in Health and WellnessPreventionSubstance Abuse/Addiction

Our Medical Director, Richard Margolis MD, helps us make sense of new information in psychiatry, addiction, and behavioral health. This post is part of an ongoing series to increase awareness and improve understanding of the effects of the opioid epidemic on families in Delaware. This post focuses on efforts by the Delaware Division of Professional Regulation to provide oversight of opioid […]


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What’s in a Name?

Written on: June 13th, 2017 in CommunityFamilyHealth and Wellness

How did we come to call our blog the Bounce Back Bulletin – Cultivating Change for Resilient Communities? We wanted the title to reflect our vision of Resilient Children and Families Living in Supportive Communities. The selection process included people who manage and provide our services (staff) and people who utilize our services (youth and families). Our creative staff submitted catchy title ideas […]


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1 in 5 Children will Experience a mental Health Challenge


 

 

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