Southside Behavioral Health was happy to work with Halifax County Public Schools to provide Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) at the STEM center. Teachers, school counselors, coaches, and other faculty are now better equipped with the knowledge and understanding necessary to keep our students safe. Together, we are stronger. Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training…

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Southside Behavioral Health is grateful to receive an award from the Microsoft Community Empowerment Fund, managed by the Microsoft Datacenter Community Development team. The award will assist the Southside community¬†by supporting behavioral health and wellness inside our local school systems. We are thankful to have Microsoft as a community partner. Southside Behavioral Health has been…

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During the last few weeks of April, Southside Behavioral Health distributed 200 yard signs to raise awareness and reduce stigma around mental health issues in our local communities. The signs went to community members, schools, police stations, and others across the counties of Halifax, Brunswick, and Mecklenburg. The yard signs are part of a larger…

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. During this month individuals, families, and communities come together to recognize the importance of preventing child abuse and neglect, which is necessary to create strong, healthy communities. This April, Southside Behavioral Health will display pinwheels outside each of our Child and Family Services locations as well as outside…

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Southside Behavioral Health is recruiting some new staff in our effort to improve youth mental health. Unlike regular staff that you see in the office, these therapists have four legs and a long fuzzy snout. That’s right! We’re working with Touch of Grey Farms to develop Equine-Assisted therapy options for our local community. Equine therapy…

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Everyone with a mental health and/or substance use disorder deserves access to services. Likewise, each individual with a disability deserves a chance to make connections and live life to the fullest. The difficulties from the past year have tested us all. It has been especially challenging for those already struggling with mental health. For Southside…

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