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Hurricane Preparation & Recovery Updates

On September 14, 2018, Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina and over the next two days produced record-breaking rainfall the state. The storm caused major flooding and property destruction across eastern North Carolina. In the wake of the storm, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funded Hope 4 NC Crisis Counseling Program grants in the state to...

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RHA Direct Support Professionals Recognized for Outstanding Service

In September and October, 2019, three RHA Direct Support Professionals were recognized for their outstanding service and dedication. Beth Triplett (Lincolnton, NC) and Carla Garrison-Greene (Augusta, GA) were recognized by The Council on Quality and Leadership during DSP Week in September. Lacretia HIll (Memphis, TN) was named Tennessee Community Organizations' (TNCO) 2019...

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RHA Becoming a Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) Organization

Trauma is pervasive and affects everyone, whether or not one has directly experienced trauma. Without effective education and intervention, trauma will transfer, perpetuate and worsen. It is a local community and world health concern. ...

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Promoted and New Leaders at RHA Health Services in 2019

At RHA Health Services, we believe in developing and promoting our staff — so much so that we have ~200 promotions per year! Below is a list is notable promotions and new leaders starting new roles in 2019. Promoted and New Corporate Leaders ...

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RHA’s Innovative Approach Connects Severely Mentally Ill with Primary Care

By Dr. Michael Murray, RHA Medical Director The RHA Behavioral Health Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) is a service that employs a team of mental health professionals to offer a full range of support services to people with serious behavioral health needs. ACTT promotes rehabilitation and independence by teaching people the coping skills needed to safe...

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RHA Partnering with MAHEC to Address Psychiatrist Shortage in WNC

By Dr. Michael Murray, RHA Medical Director RHA Behavioral Health in Asheville has been partnering with the new psychiatry residency program at Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC), since the program’s inception in 2017. ...

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RHA Provides Hurricane Recovery Assistance in Robeson, Scotland and Bladen Counties

On September 14, 2018, Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina and over the next two days produced record-breaking rainfall across eastern North Carolina. The storm caused major flooding and property destruction across eastern North Carolina. In October of 2018, Eastpointe (Local Management Entity-Managed Care Organization) reached out to RHA’s behavioral h...

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A Job Well Done: Springfield, TN Person Supported Honored at Employment Retention Award Ceremony

Brian, a person supported at RHA’s Springfield, Tennessee Unit, was invited to attend the Tennessee Department of Intellectual & Developmenta...

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