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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.

julio 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.

julio 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.

julio 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.

junio 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!

junio 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.

junio 01, 2020

Press Releases

Metrocare braces to handle increase in calls due to COVID-19

(DALLAS, July 17, 2020) – Metrocare, the largest provider of mental and behavioral healthcare in Dallas County, said today the Center is bracing for increased calls for assistance  because of spiraling Covid-19 cases in Dallas County, across Texas and the rest of the country.

julio 15, 2020

ACER’s Dr. Carol North Publishes Article on Mental Health and COVID-19

An article recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine and co-authored by Carol North, M.D., medical director, Altshuler Center for Education & Research (ACER) at Metrocare, cites major stressors during COVID-19 as likely contributors for widespread emotional distress and increased risk for psychiatric illness.

abril 30, 2020

Metrocare Board Chair Announces Agreement with NTBHA

Terry James praises Board’s leadership and CEO for commitment to mission; Resolution frees professionals to focus on COVID-19 crisis.

marzo 25, 2020

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