Healthy Carolinians Dementia Task Force Conducts Dementia Friendly Training for Area Restaurants The Black Pelican, Kelly’s Restaurant, Kill Devil Grill, Mako Mike and Pamlico Jack’s are the first area restaurants to be designated Dementia Friendly on the Outer Banks, thanks to wait staff training by Dementia Task Force volunteers recently. “The 30-minute training focuses […]
There are hundreds of children in North Carolina who have complex behavioral health needs-a developmental or intellectual disability and a mental illness. For children with complex needs who receive Medicaid, federal law requires North Carolina to provide mental health services to diagnose and treat their conditions. These children are supposed to get those services in […]
Several years ago, North Carolina began using a managed care system for Medicaid-funded services. Behavioral health—mental health, substance use, intellectual and other developmental disabilities (I/DD)—is administered by organizations known as LME/MCOs (Local Management Entities/Managed Care Organizations). As public agencies, LME/MCOs do not earn profits. So any savings they achieve by using resources more efficiently can […]
Tickets: $7 @ door Includes Pancakes, Bacon, and a Beverage!!! Buy in advance for $5, contact Sam Iulo: 252-489-1774/ email@example.com All Proceeds benefit MANE & TAILL A charitable organization that provides equine therapy to children and adults with special needs in our community.
Put on your dancing shoes!!! There will be a SPECIAL VALENTINES\’ DANCE for persons with intellectual disabilities on Saturday, February 13th from 6:00pm – 9:00pm at the Kill Devil Hills Parks & Recreation Center at 602 Mustian Street. There is no fee. Light refreshments will be served and you can dance the night away to […]
Currituck County Child Community Collaborative Currituck Child MH/SU Community Collaborative meetings are held on the 1st Wednesday every month from 9:00 am to 10:00 am. 2015 Meeting Dates July 1, 2015 August 5, 2015 September 2, 2015 October 7, 2015 November 4, 2015 December 2, 2015 If you have questions, please contact: Tracey Webster System of […]
Report released on the State’s progress toward creating a system that supports the independence of people with mental illness Now in its third year, the State of North Carolina’s settlement with the US Department of Justice which addresses housing and services for adults with serious and persistent mental illness has been slow to make meaningful change for […]