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June Staff Spotlight

Khayla Smallwood Therapist and Team Lead for Region 3 What is your role at Georgia HOPE? I am a Therapist and Team Lead for Region 3 What led you to Georgia HOPE? Georgia Hope has well-rounded services with the collaboration of skill-building, therapy, and medical services. I wanted something that gave clients the most support. […]

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Effects of Community Violence on Mental Health

Community violence has been recognized as a major public health problem impacting both youth and adults. Some studies show that between 50% and 96% of urban youth have witnessed some type of community violence in their lifetime. Exposure to community violence is associated with a variety of emotional and behavioral problems including: PTSD, anxiety, depression, […]

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Top 3 Mental Health diagnosis in Men

By: Hailey Robertson In the United States, 1 in 5 adults experience a mental health problem each year (www.NAMI.org). The top 3 mental health diagnosis in men are Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Substance Use Disorder.  Depression:  Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. (www.mayoclinic.org) Over […]

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Statistics for Mental Health Disorders in LGBTQI Community

By: Megan Eckles According to NAMI (2022) LGBTQI stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex. This community of people make up a wide range of gender identification and sexual orientation.  The Facts: Those in the LGBTQI community are twice more likely to experience a mental health condition, compared to that of heterosexuals According […]

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Self-Care and Coping Skills for Mental Health Disorders

By: Taylor Pemberton Living with a mental health disorder can be difficult, frustrating, and exhausting. Research shows that medication and psychotherapy treatments can be very helpful, however, some individuals may need more day-to-day supports to feel more like oneself. Finding coping mechanisms may be time consuming but, with patience, also rewarding.  Here are a few […]

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How to Maintain Mental Health Over Summer Break

By: Taylor Pemberton Although summer can be a time of fun and relaxation, many individuals report that summer can be difficult when dealing with mental health issues. Those who deal with anxiety and stress may find summer more overwhelming due to its “care free” nature and less structure of time and schedules.  Some tips to […]

May Staff Spotlight

Autumn School Based Mental Health therapist in Catoosa County What is your role at Georgia HOPE? I am a school base therapist at a few elementary schools in Catoosa County, helping give tools to the kids who are experiencing struggles that they cannot fully handle on their own.  What led you to Georgia HOPE? I […]

May Staff Spotlight

Kathi Field Service Liaison, Family Service Specialist and Parent Aid What is your role at Georgia HOPE?: I am a therapi My role at Georgia HOPE is an FSL and FSS and PA. I lead and train a group of amazing contractors and review their notes to assure that we are ready for billing and […]

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Parental Controls

The week of May 2nd-8th is Screen-Free Week, this means that you take a break from all technology including the TV! The purpose of a screen-free week is to reinstate the joy of life outside of technology.  Why is screen-free time important? This is because too much screen time can have harmful effects on children’s […]