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Summit Fundraising Letter

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Dear Friend, I will get straight to the point: We need your support to continue saving lives! These are unprecedented circumstances and we can only face these enormous challenges together. GIVE NOW As I write this from my desk at home, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has now surpassed 100,000+ deaths in the U.S. and 2,000 [...] Read More

Fulton County and Fulton County Schools Announce Expansion of Partnership to Provide Counseling Services

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Collaboration adds 20 new schools and 31 counselors to provide additional behavioral health counseling in response to COVID-19 The Fulton County Board of Commissioners and Fulton County Schools announced plans today to expand their partnership that provides a slate of behavioral health services to students and their families. The continuing collaboration increases the number of […]

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Summit’s Statement Against Racism and Social Injustice

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Racism is a public health issue. This insidious and systemic disease that is interwoven into our history is not always overt, but our brothers and sisters continue to suffer from the symptoms of racism and discrimination every day.  As Christians, we are called to not only acknowledge the uncomfortable truths about racial injustice, but to […]

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Summit Counseling: Phased Reopening

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Governor Kemp has signed an executive order that lifts a shelter-in-place order for most of Georgia’s residents effective Friday, May 1st, while extending restrictions for those who are identified as medically fragile.1 Fulton County continues to lead the state with the number of documented newly confirmed COVID-19 cases. The Summit is committed to both serving […]

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‘Some of the Greatest Causes of Misery': U.N. Warns Of Pandemic’s Mental Health Costs

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The dire consequences of the global pandemic have been difficult to escape, let alone ignore. The devastating effects of the coronavirus — from physical symptoms to economic complications — have made themselves apparent in headline after headline, week after week, for months that have felt like decades. Yet beneath the klaxon clang of grim news, […]

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Lockdown is the World’s Biggest Psychological Experiment – and We Will Pay the Price

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Dr. Elke Van Hoof Professor, Health Psychology and Primary Care Psychology Vrije Universiteit Brussel April 09, 2020 With some 2.6 billion people around the world in some kind of lockdown, we are conducting arguably the largest psychological experiment ever; This will result in a secondary epidemic of burnouts and stress-related absenteeism in the latter half […]

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Summit Partners with United Way of Greater Atlanta to Offer Support Forum for Frontline Responders

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In order to help frontline responders in our communities, The Summit Counseling Center and United Way of Greater Atlanta are partnering together to offer a support VIRTUAL forum for those who may be experiencing stress, anxiety, and compassion fatigue from their role as a helper during COVID19. What is Compassion Fatigue in the midst of Covid-19? Covid-19 […]

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Summit Counseling Center Uses HIPAA Compliant Zoom Platform

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The Summit Counseling Center would like to respond to recent security concerns raised in a variety of media reports regarding the Zoom Video-conferencing Platform. The Summit has partnered with Zoom to offer a secure, HIPAA-compliant platform to host our VideoTherapy Program. The Summit uses “Zoom for Healthcare” – the premium HIPAA-compliant version of Zoom specifically […]

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Summit Counseling Center Partners With CURE Childhood Cancer

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During this stressful time of extreme precautions and social distancing, CURE has been working with our partners at Summit Counseling Center – Atlanta to provide options for pediatric cancer patients and their families who need access to counseling. Through Tele-Mental health sessions, clients can engage in face-to-face therapy via the internet using desktop, laptop, tablet or smart […]

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