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The Summit Selected as a Finalist for The Best Counseling Services in North Atlanta – Vote For Us!
July 25, 2022

The Summit Counseling Center has been selected as a finalist for The Best Counseling Services in North Atlanta for 2022! You can help us claim the title as “the best” with just a few clicks of your mouse by...

The Summit Counseling Center Selected as the Recipient of the 2022 Fulton County Community Services Program
June 3, 2022

The Summit Counseling Center is pleased to be a recipient of the 2022 Fulton County Community Services Program award in the Health & Wellness category! The Community Services Program is an annual competitive program that awards funding to nonprofit...

New survey: More than 4 in 10 US adults who needed substance use and mental health care didn’t get care
June 2, 2022

Written By: Chuck Ingoglia An alarming number of people cope with a substance use or mental health challenge. The number of adults reporting symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorder nearly tripled during the pandemic, from 11.0 percent in 2019...

‘A cry for help’: CDC warns of a steep decline in teen mental health
April 12, 2022

More than 4 in 10 told the health agency they felt ‘persistently sad or hopeless’ Written By Moriah Balingit The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning of an accelerating mental health crisis among adolescents, with more than...

Hayden Hurst Family Foundation Makes $10,000 Matching Gift Challenge to The Summit Counseling Center
October 6, 2021

Cathy Hurst, vice president of the Hayden Hurst Family Foundation, presented a $10,000 check to The Summit Counseling Center to support their school-based mental health partnership with Fulton County Schools. “This program is in alignment with the Foundation’s focus...

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
September 8, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are collectively experiencing greater trauma, loss and adverse circumstances that have nearly doubled the number of people experiencing depression and suicidal thoughts compared to previous years. According to CDC reports: Suicide rates have...

The Summit Counseling Center Receives Accreditation
August 17, 2021

The Summit Counseling Center has been awarded Full Accreditation for April 2021 to April 2025. The Solihten Institute, located in Denver, Colorado, announced today. “Accreditation is a major accomplishment and demonstrates a Center’s commitment to excellence,” according to Robert...

Children’s Hospitals See More Cases of Depression, Suicidal Thoughts
January 11, 2021

Written by, Nancy Clanton As schools shifted to distance learning and extracurricular activities were canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, many kids lost vital resources for maintaining their mental health. Government figures show the proportion of children who arrived in...

Americans’ Mental Health Ratings Sink to New Low
December 18, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans’ latest assessment of their mental health is worse than it has been at any point in the last two decades. Seventy-six percent of U.S. adults rate their mental health positively, representing a nine-point decline from...

These Mental Health Crises Ended in Fatal Police Encounters. Now, Some Communities are Trying a New Approach
October 13, 2020

Author: Christina Maxouris, CNN When Miles Hall’s hallucinations and erratic behavior returned, his mother did what she had always done: She gave police a heads up. The next day, June 2, 2019, Walnut Creek, California, police responded to multiple...