Thank you community partners, donors, and volunteers. Let’s celebrate success highlights from the children’s behavioral health grant reports that just came in! These grants are achieving amazing outcomes!
COBYS Family Services, Incredible Years Parent intervention program served 14 family members and 8 children at Brecht Elementary school. One parent said, “I love that we are not judgmental. We are using the skills we are learning.”
Samaritan Counseling Center, Teen Hope program served 7,400 family members, 1,897 children, and 140 community members. “We are actually getting teens at-risk for depression, anxiety and/or suicide to have an immediate conversation with a mental health professional. And the parents of at-risk students are having conversations with mental professionals about their child.”
Lancaster Public Library, Autism Resource Center served 2,700 family members, 1,700 children, and 1,500 community members. “Those who participated in the story times, who borrowed and continue to borrow the materials, and use the space–have been very appreciative and speak highly of the resource.” (See photo above.)
At CASA of Lancaster County, a Children’s Behavioral Health Coordinator is working alongside Lancaster County Children & Youth.
At Family First Health, Integrated Behavioral Health using Collaborative Care, 17 patients ages 13-26 received on-site behavioral health services. They presented with depression, anxiety, financial stress, parenting stress, relationship issues and difficulty maintaining employment. Many also have substance use issues.
United Way of Lancaster County, 2-1-1, a Resource Collection and Maintenance project with NavWell, added Lancaster County private behavioral health providers to 2-1-1.
WellSpan Philhaven, is training primary care professionals and pediatricians to use depression screening.