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On-site Counseling Service Provides Students with Immediate Access to Therapists

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Partnership with Summit Counseling focuses on prevention It is a win-win partnership for Fulton County students, and one that recently captured the attention of former NFL player Terry Bradshaw. For three years, Fulton County School’s partnership with the Summit Counseling Center has offered critical mental health services to students, making therapists available on the spot at several […]

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Summit Counseling Center Debuts Mental Health Kiosk at the North Fulton County Mental Health Collaborative

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New initiative to reduce stigma and increase help-seeking in the community Johns Creek, GA. – October 27, 2016 – Summit Counseling Center in partnership with the Will To Live Foundation, today announced that it unveiled a mental health kiosk in North Fulton county. The kiosk is part of the Summit’s Check-Up from the Neck Up […]

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Summit Counseling Center to offer H.O.P.E for Our Community

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A Heroin and Opioid Prevention Education Workshop The Summit Counseling Center will host a heroin and opioid prevention education workshop for the community on Saturday, September 24th from 9:00am-12:00pm at their main office located at 2750 Old Alabama Rd., Johns Creek, GA. This workshop is free of charge, but registration is required by calling 678-893-5300 […]

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Parity of Mental Health and Substance Use Benefits with Other Benefits: Using Your Employer-Sponsored Health Plan to Cover Services

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If you are someone who is trying to figure out how to use your health coverage provided by your employer to pay for your mental health or substance use services – this sheet is for you. Your health plan or health coverage is sometimes called health insurance. Parity of mental health and substance use benefits […]

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ABA, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation release first national study on attorney substance use, mental health concerns

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Hazeldon Betty Ford Foundation Feb. 3, 2016 – A new, landmark study conducted by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and the American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs reveals substantial and widespread levels of problem drinking and other behavioral health problems in the U.S. legal profession. Posted online this week in the Journal of Addiction […]

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Understanding Addiction’s 3 Stages Could Help Us Treat The Disease

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Addiction actually changes the brain. Huffington Post (1/28) Experts who research addiction have long argued that it is a disease of the brain. Now, in a new paper, they present a model of addiction, broken down into three key stages, to illustrate how the condition changes human neurobiology. Essentially, each of these three phases affects […]

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Americans Deserve Excellence in Mental Health Care Reform

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This week, Linda Rosenberg, President and CEO of the National Council for Behavioral Health published a Huffington Post article calling for an end to the incarceration of people with serious mental illness and substance abuse disorders. In “Stop Locking up People with Mental Illnesses,” Ms. Rosenberg affirms what those of us who work in the […]

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