The COVID-19 pandemic is a traumatic event. People experiencing a trauma may show heightened fear, worry, sadness, or frustration. Many experience difficulties concentrating or making decisions; physical reactions include problems with sleep, head/body aches, and more. These can affect one’s work performance and connection to coworkers.
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“We’re all in this together” still rings true more than 18 months later as we continue to battle COVID-19 and the ravaging effects on our communities. The people we care for have been very blessed to have you carrying the torch for our mission.
Seven Counties Services announced today it is the recipient of a two-year, $5 million grant from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to expand mental health and substance use services to adults with serious mental illness, children/adolescents with serious emotional disturbance, and individuals with co-occurring disorders.
The expansion will enable Seven Counties Services to serve at least 1,000 additional individuals over the funding period with comprehensive, trauma-informed, evidence-based mental health and substance use services.
Seven Counties Services is expanding its mental health services into Henry Co. to make getting help more accessible to local residents who have historically had to travel to nearby counties for assistance.