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Dads and moms needed for the HCJFS team

We are recruiting fathers and mothers to participate with HCJFS staff in a series of meetings aimed at helping JFS better engage and serve fathers. To achieve our goal, we need involvement and input from our community’s fathers and mothers. The Design process is a positive, solution-focused way to think

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS May 17, 2018

5 Reasons We Get Angry

There are five reasons we get angry: • 1  Seeking revenge. We feel hurt, so we use anger to get even and make things fair.  • 2  Preventing disaster. We feel worried, so we use anger to attack other to get control.  • 3  Pushing others away. We feel sad,

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Shared by Aaron Karmin, LCPC, Contributing Blogger May 16, 2018

Hamilton County Medicaid resource guide for consumers

The quickest and easiest way to apply or renew health care benefits is to call 1-844-640-OHIO (6446) Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. You may also apply online at www.benefits.ohio.gov.  There, you will answer a series of questions and your answers will direct you to the correct application

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS May 14, 2018

Quick option for benefit information

A new Interactive Voice Response (IVR) service is now available 24 hours a day. Simply call 1-844-640-OHIO (6446) and follow the instructions. You’ll be able to: Hear your benefits status (monthly recurring benefit amounts and/or Medicaid status) Sign up for text message notifications Speak with an available Call Center agent

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS May 14, 2018

Stop the Drama: 4 Steps to Manage Emotions

Managing our emotions revolves around four components:  • 1  Expressing ourself • 2  Taking care of ourself • 3  Building up our tolerance for frustration  • 4  Maintaining a positive outlook  EXPRESSING OURSELF  Most of us have heard the expression that communication is 10 percent information and 90 percent emotion.

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Shared by Aaron Karmin, LCPC, Contributing Blogger May 11, 2018

How to Get Your Kids Off Their Screens

“Can we have some screen time?” I get this request from my daughters (ages 7 & 9) almost every afternoon. Sometimes I say yes, sometimes I say no. When I say no, sometimes my kids throw tantrums, but mostly they don’t. Mostly they find something else to do, sometimes on

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Shared by Carla Naumburg, Ph.D, Contributing Blogger May 11, 2018

HCJFS Team honored with county award

Members of HCJFS’ Workforce Development team received an award today for an innovative partnership to help food assistance recipients find work. County Administrator Jeff Aluotto presented the “Team Impact” award as part of Hamilton County’s 2018 Circle of Excellence. The team was also honored Wednesday at the Hamilton County Board of

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS May 10, 2018

Client Spotlight – Hilda

Hilda had developed a pattern.  This grandmother of four was being hospitalized at the same time each year since going through a traumatic event involving a family suicide.  Every fall for almost seven years, around the anniversary of that event, Hilda would experience extreme anxiety that would morph into physical

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Shared by Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services May 8, 2018

NAMI 'Peer-to-Peer' Class

 “Mental Illness isn’t a Choice” The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Cincinnati chapter sponsors a class series entitled ‘Peer-to-Peer’ designed for individuals with any mental illness who are interested in establishing and maintaining wellness and recovery. The class consists of ten two-hour weekly sessions and is taught by a

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Shared by Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services May 8, 2018

May 2018 Message from Jeff O'Neil, President/CEO

MAY IS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH Our recent 12th Annual Champions of Hope gala was truly a night to remember. For those of you who weren’t able to join us, we heard the amazing story of Bill, a GCB client who lost almost everything – his house, career, marriage –

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Shared by Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services May 8, 2018

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