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The holiday gift of less stress

By Michelle Melton for Forsyth Woman Magazine (December 2017)   What if we could give the perfect gift to ourselves and others this holiday season? What if we could give the gift of less stress? Let’s be honest. We all want the holidays to be happy – perfect even – for everyone. We expend enormous amounts [...]

By |2017-12-13T15:12:18-05:00December 13th, 2017|Categories: General Information|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Winston-Salem woman receives help to escape domestic violence – Video

Video: Domestic Violence is Never OK One Winston-Salem woman credits WSPD and Family Services in her efforts to escape domestic violence and urges others to speak up so they can get help. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Prevention is the best defense. Call 911 for an emergency 24-hour crisis lines at Family Services (336) [...]

Foster moms identify the needs of new babies and new parents

Family Services foster mom Amy Sharp has cared for 60 babies who have lived their first hours, days, and sometimes months in the gap of transition to a forever home with their birth mother or an adopting family. Over 30 years, with time off to care for her own children including two adopted daughters, Sharp has [...]

By |2016-02-25T14:27:31-05:00January 30th, 2016|Categories: In the News, Updates|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Six-week course in mindfulness for a stronger new year

Family Services has teamed up with the Gateway YWCA to offer a highly interactive course aimed toward nurturing healthier people in 2016. They are kicking off the new year with six weekly sessions in mindfulness, which has been shown to reduce stress and promote healing of body, mind, and spirit. Participants will learn practices that can [...]

School-Based Therapy Services at Philo-Hill Magnet Academy

Family Services announces that it has a therapist onsite at Philo-Hill Magnet Academy several days a week to provide therapy services for students. Therapy services are made available through a partnership between Family Services and Philo-Hill Magnet Academy, with funding from The United Way. How does it work? The School-Based Therapist is available to work [...]

By |2017-06-09T10:23:45-04:00August 20th, 2014|Categories: Updates|Tags: , |0 Comments

Now Available: Trauma-Focused CBT for School-Aged Youth

A child’s reaction to a traumatic event varies greatly. While most children and adolescent victims of sexual, physical or emotional trauma are able to return to their previous levels of functioning through normal childhood resiliency, roughly 20 percent of children require specialized therapy to help them recover. Family Services participated in a year-long learning collaborative through the [...]

By |2015-09-06T22:49:12-04:00August 4th, 2014|Categories: Updates|Tags: |0 Comments