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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Better Mental Health

David Levine, writer for US News, has come up with 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Better Mental Health. Check out the article! https://health.usnews.com/wellness/mind/slideshows/10-new-years-resolutions-for-better-mental-health.     

NC State Health Plan Provider Network Information

Important information for all of our NC providers! Currently, the State Health Plan (Plan) through its third-party administrator, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC), utilizes a commercial network, Blue Options, to reimburse providers in North Carolina. However, because provider contracts are marked confidential, the Plan has no easy way to confirm that claims are being paid according to the contract. The Plan knows how much money we’re spending for health care, but not how much […]

Happy Holidays 2018!

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Give an Hour Recruits Mental Health Professionals in North Carolina

Give an Hour, founded in 2005, has created a network of volunteer mental health professionals pledging an hour a week of their services, free of charge, to members of the military—including active duty, reserve, and guard—veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq, their families, and their communities. Their services range from one-on-one counseling to substance abuse treatment, addressing the many needs of the individuals and families of the armed services. Give an Hour providers are also available to consult to other organizations […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

We are so thankful for our providers, our team, and everyone who supports TBS. We wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Cigna CPT Code Changes

In an effort to provide real-time updates about the 2019 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code changes for applied behavior analysis (ABA) services, we are sharing this communication with our national network of behavioral providers. Important CPT code information for ABA services The current CPT codes utilized for ABA services will expire on December 31, 2018, and will no longer be active in Cigna claim systems. For services rendered on or after January 1, 2019, please use the new CPT codes […]

National Alliance On Mental Illness: Mental Health By The Numbers

Mental Health By The Numbers Millions of Americans are affected by mental health conditions every year. Here are some facts about the prevalence and impact of mental illness. Download the children and teen infographic. Download the mental health facts infographic. Download the multicultural mental health facts infographic. Prevalence Of Mental Illness Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.8 million, or 18.5%—experiences mental illness in a given year. Approximately 1 in 25 adults in the U.S.—9.8 million, or 4.0%—experiences a serious […]

LPCANC Charlotte AHEC Self-Care in Clinical Supervision Discount

LPCANC is proud to announce that its members can receive a discounted rate at Charlotte AHEC for attending “Self-Care in Clinical Supervision” This training is for 3.0 NBCC-approved continuing education hours. November 15, 2018 9:00am – 12:15pm Charlotte AHEC Target Audience Social workers, psychologists, licensed professional counselors, educators, school personnel, mental health professionals, clinicians, health and human service practitioners, and other health care professionals. Description Clinical Supervision can bring intrinsic rewards for the supervisor. However, assuming the responsibility as a […]

LPCANC Stress Management: Holiday Edition

Stress Management: Holiday Edition When: Saturday, December 1st, 2018 (9am-12pm); 3 CEUs!!!!!) Where: 200 Valencia Dr., Jacksonville, NC 28564(take the road next to Chick Filet and Red Lobster on Western Blvd. (Huff Dr.), stay straight on Huff for less than half a mile, you’ll see “Valencia Park Executive Offices” to your right. Please, follow the signs). Please note that the office building is closed on Saturdays, so you may need to save the following number if you have trouble getting […]

How Halloween Depictions Of Mental Illness Contribute to Stigma

*The following article is from verywellmind.com and is written by Kendra Cherry. Halloween is a fun event for many—but those with mental illness may find that it can be a time of increased stigma. The holiday itself is prone to stereotyped depictions of many people, professions, and cultures. So, it is perhaps not surprising that mental illness is so poorly represented. Costumes of all types often range from the amusing to the insensitive to the downright offensive. Sexualized costumes targeted at […]