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Help our Kids Cope with the Challenges of Today! 

Our kids' wellbeing matters. This month we're focusing on how to help our children cope with today's challenges. When our kids are well, their futures are brighter. 

September 21, 2021

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Help our Kids Cope with the Challenges of Today! 

Our kids' wellbeing matters. This month we're focusing on how to help our children cope with today's challenges. When our kids are well, their futures are brighter. 

September 15, 2021

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Help Our Kids Cope with the Challenges of Today 

Our kids' wellbeing matters. This month we're focusing on how to help our children cope with today's challenges. When our kids are well, their futures are brighter. 

September 08, 2021

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Help Our Kids Cope with the Challenges of Today 

Our kids' wellbeing matters. This month we're focusing on how to help our children cope with today's challenges. When our kids are well, their futures are brighter. 

September 01, 2021

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Memorial Day: A Conversation with Tanya Mac

We sat down a had a conversation with Tanya Mac, our Outreach Director here at Metrocare Service and a veteran's advocate too.

May 31, 2021

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National Counseling Awareness Month - Lauren Merritt

Meet Lauren Merritt - Licensed Professional Counselor at Metrocare!

April 13, 2021

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National Counseling Awareness Month - Kimberly Demetri

Meet Kimberly Demetri - LPHA  Adult and Children’s Counselor at Metrocare!

April 06, 2021

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International Women's Day: Billie Castillo

In honor of International Women's Day, we're celebrating the many strong women leaders that make work happen at Metrocare Services all week long. Today is ​Billie Castillo.

March 12, 2021

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International Women's Day: Emma Oh

In honor of International Women's Day, we're celebrating the many strong women leaders that make work happen at Metrocare Services all week long. Today is ​Emma Oh.

March 11, 2021

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International Women's Day: Tameka Cass

In honor of International Women's Day, we're celebrating the many strong women leaders that make work happen at Metrocare Services all week long. Today is ​Tameka Cass.

March 10, 2021

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International Women's Day: Carrie Parks

In honor of International Women's Day, we're celebrating the many strong women leaders that make work happen at Metrocare Services all week long. Today is ​Carrie Parks.

March 09, 2021

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International Women's Day: Carolina Lasso

In honor of International Women's Day, we're celebrating the many strong women leaders that make work happen at Metrocare Services. Today is ​Carolina Lasso.

March 08, 2021

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Grateful for Staff Like Jodi Tartir

Jodi serves some of our City’s most vulnerable neighbors. Metrocare’s Safe Haven Housing Program provides housing and daily on-site case management to individuals who have experienced chronic homelessness and have co-occurring physical health and mental health needs. No barrier, no struggle, and no need is too complex for Jodi to tackle.

November 24, 2020

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Finding Gratitude in the Simple

For many, the holidays can bring about a mix of emotions – joy, celebration, wonder, and community, as well as grief, sadness, loneliness, and loss. This year the holiday means something unique for all of us. Are you spending Thanksgiving physically distant from family and friends this year? Check out a few tips on how to make this year physciall but not socially distant! 

November 24, 2020

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Mental Health Superhero: Dr. Carol North 

This month we're celebrating the superheroes that make the work happen at Metrocare Services. Today is ​Dr. Carol North.

September 05, 2020

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Mental Health Superhero: Ikenna Gerard Mogbo

This month we're celebrating the superheroes that make the work happen at Metrocare Services. Today is ​Ikenna Gerard Mogbo.

September 04, 2020

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Mental Health Superhero: ​Domingo Rodriguez

This month we're celebrating the superheroes that make the work happen at Metrocare Services. Today is ​Domingo Rodriguez.

September 03, 2020

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Mental Health Superhero: Janelle Andonie

This month we're celebrating the superheroes that make the work happen at Metrocare Services. Today is Janelle Andonie.

September 02, 2020

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Mental Health Superhero: Jasmine Brown

This month we're celebrating the superheroes that make the work happen at Metrocare Services. Today is Jasmine Brown.

September 01, 2020

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Mental Health Providers Must Work to End LGBTQ+ Stigma

As a social worker, I am called to help eliminate the stigma the LGBTQ+ community faces. I am called to stand with marginalized populations of every form.

July 22, 2020

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Serving Our Homeless Community During COVID-19

Since COVID-19 hit our community, the Convention Center opened to house Dallas’ homeless population in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 among the homeless population.

July 17, 2020

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BIPOC Mental Health Month

BIPOC Mental Health Month is the perfect time for everyone to take a pause and evaluate their mental health. You could do that through taking a mental health screening, seeking therapeutic or counseling services, or developing some new mental health habits. Regardless of what path you choose, now is a great time to take a look at how you are doing and what your mental health needs are.

July 01, 2020

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What's the Deal with Pronouns

Adding pronouns to email signatures is a growing trend among businesses with inclusive policies, and I was so happy to see one of our team members incorporate her pronouns into her signature line.

June 25, 2020

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KidLinks Announces Launch of Social-Emotional Skills Development Application

In collaboration with Metrocare Services, KidLinks is excited to announce the launch of their Social-Emotional Skills Development Enhancement platform!

June 19, 2020

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PTSD Awareness Month

Over half of adults will face a traumatic event in their lifetime such as actual/threatened death, serious injury, or sexual violation.  In the immediate aftermath of trauma, it is normal to have it consume your thoughts and to feel on high alert.

June 01, 2020

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Memorial Day: A Conversation with Jon Hill

In preparation for the month of May, National Military Appreciation Month, which culminates with Memorial Day on May 28, Dr. Williams sat down with Jonathan Hill.

May 22, 2020

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Do You Know Your #Tools2Thrive?

There are practical tools that everyone can use to improve their mental health and increase resiliency - and there are ways that everyone can be supportive of friends, family, and co-workers who are struggling with life’s challenges or their mental health.

May 07, 2020

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Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time where we nationally bring focus to the importance of cultivating good mental health and the services that can help you reach that goal.

May 01, 2020

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How MetroCare is Responding to COVID-19

We are very proud of our quick response to this crisis to ensure continuity of services for our clients. Before stay-home orders were issued in the state, MetroCare Services began to shift how we provide services to allow people to still have access to support without having to leave the safety of home.

April 16, 2020

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Therapist-Approved At-Home Activities, Arts, Crafts, and Ideas for Kids

Amidst the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, if you’re a parent you're looking for quality at-home activities to support health motor, sensorty, and cognitive development in kids.

April 10, 2020

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10 Tips for Managing Autism in the Time of COVID-19

We're all having to rapidly adjust to new schedules and routines. Here are 10 helpful tips to help those around you to better understand and stay safe.

April 02, 2020

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Top Ten Ways to Manage Anxiety in the Time of Coronavirus

During high stress situations or in a crisis, when we are facing physical risks and uncertainty – like with the coronavirus pandemic – anxiety can increase for anyone and especially for those with an anxiety disorder.

March 23, 2020

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