Youth Mental Illness

youth mental illness. mental illness awareness week
October 5th, 2020: It's the fourth day of national Mental Illness Awareness Week. Our discussion today turns to youth mental illness. When do most mental, behavioral, and developmental disorders begin? Early childhood! The CDC states that, “1 in 6 U.S. children aged 2–8 years (17.4%) had a diagnosed mental, behavioral, or developmental disorder.” Adolescence is a time of huge emotional, social, and physical changes that is easily affected by a wide variety of risk factors that can have...

Summer 2020 Wellness Academy Starts in July!

July ushers in a fresh round of Wellness Academy courses, fun Compeer activities, and a brand new Support Group at Mental Health Greensboro! Sign up today for our in-person and online classes. Registration is required as our class sizes are limited, so reserve your spot in our summer wellness programs today! WELLNESS ACADEMY WRAP & Trauma is a new addition to our Wellness Recovery Action Plan courses. This class is specifically designed to support individuals who have experienc...

Support Groups To Continue To Meet Online after MHG Office Opens

During the COVID-19 quarantine, Mental Health Greensboro's online support group community has blossomed. We have received a great deal of positive feedback about the online support groups and will continue to have those support groups meet online via ZOOM only for now. We will, of course, resume in person support groups when the time is right and the threat of exposure to COVID is lessened. Road to Recovery will return to meeting three times a week on Tuesdays at 7 PM, Thursdays at 7 P...

Online Peer Support Groups via ZOOM!

We are happy to announce that beginning Tuesday, April 14th, our Peer Support Groups go live and digital via the video conference app ZOOM. Since the Coronavirus quarantine makes us unable to meet with peers in person, seeing and speaking with familiar (and new!) faces over digital devices is the next best way to meet. We have three support groups meeting via Zoom that are hosted by our peer support specialists. Road to Recovery will be led by Mary on Tuesdays at 7 pm. Tammi will host W...

SFW’s Generosity is Greatly Appreciated.

Mental Health Greensboro has once again been the benefactor of local marketing agency SFW's Createathon. The Createathon is an annual 24 hour creative blitz in which SFW gives back to the community by developing and delivering marketing services for non-profits with little to no advertising budget. SFW has graciously chosen Mental Health Greensboro to be the recipient of its Createathon services every year since 2014. This year, as in previous years, SFW has provided us with generous and i...