youth & prevention

Prevention Services

Prevention is aimed at reducing the incidence of mental illness and substance abuse.  Services include: providing information and education, community awareness events, health fairs, parenting classes, coping skills training, support groups, alcohol, tobacco and drug-events, problem identification and referral, community-based processes, multi-agency collaboration.

Healthy Families - West Piedmont

This program offers home-based services to first-time mothers and their children before birth to the child's fifth birthday. Services include: assessment, information, referral, education, parental development, child development, parenting skills, case management, monitoring programs, linking with community resources, collaborating with other agencies, supportive counseling.

Infant-Parent Services

Early intervention services are offered to families and their children birth to three years of age who have developmental delays or disabilities. Services include: developmental screenings and assessments, referrals to occupational, speech, physical therapy, referrals to schools, referrals to medical professionals, family support, equipment and toys, educational resources, respite, social and educational activities.

Infant-Parent Services

The mission of outpatient services is to offer a full range of quality services to children and their families. Services include: intake assessments, psychological testing, medication evaluation and monitoring, play therapy, treatment groups, individual and family therapy, case management, drug screening, behavioral specialist services.

Strengthening Families Program

The Strengthening Families Program is offered twice a year (Sept. & Jan.) to any family in Martinsville & Henry Co. with children ages 6-11.  There is no cost for the program.  The 14-weekly sessions give families an opportunity to strengthen family bonds, improve communication and enjoy a family meal together.  For more information, call Bonnie Favero @ 276-632-4037.