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Know The Signs For Depression in Children & Adolescents

Occasional feelings of sadness or unhappiness are a normal part of growing up. However, if children or adolescents are sad, irritable, or no longer enjoy everyday activities for a long period of time, it may be a sign that they are suffering from depression.

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How You Can Help Children of Addiction

We are recognizing Children of Addiction Awareness Week, February 8 - 14 to help break the silence for children impacted by addiction. One in four children are impacted by parental addiction – and these children are more vulnerable to developing an addiction themselves.

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Tips to Maintain Your Mental Health During Times of Stressful News

The news didn't used to be like this. Not so long ago, we consumed our news in two, maybe three big chunks. Over breakfast with the morning paper; after dinner with the evening news; and occasionally, if something monumental happened, during a breaking news alert.

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First Steps Tele-Interventions Help Children Meet Milestones

As we continue to endure the COVID-19 pandemic, our children’s developmental skills can be affected. With limited opportunities to interact with other children, parents may be unsure of their child’s developmental milestones.

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Tips for Navigating the Holiday Season During COVID-19

This year, the holidays will present a unique set of challenges as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our normal activities. Here are some things to keep in mind as you navigate the upcoming holiday season.

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New Drop-In Center and Therapeutic Rehabilitation Program Open in Richmond

New Vista has launched two new programs in Richmond, Kentucky, as part of a new Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) grant to expand mental health and substance use services in Clark, Estill, Madison, Powell and Fayette counties. 

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Kentucky Moms Program Offers Help for Pregnant Women With Addiction

Kentucky Moms Maternal Assistance Towards Recovery (MATR) is offered by New Vista’s Regional Prevention Center and provides services in 17 Central Kentucky counties.

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New Vista and LexArts Partner for Downtown Lexington Mural

Thanks to a recent partnership with LexArts, downtown Lexington will be gaining a new addition to its mural scene in the Spring of 2021. Many murals can be found in downtown Lexington, communicating the creativity, beauty and culture of the Central Kentucky community.

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Celebrate Red Ribbon Week Virtually

Red Ribbon Week is a celebration of living a drug free life, and this year it's happening October 23-31. It is usually celebrated in schools but since this year is a little different here are 6 ways to celebrate either at home, with a neighborhood or at school.

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Announcement of New President and Chief Executive Officer for New Vista, Central Kentucky’s Community Mental Health Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 10, 2020 – The New Vista Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Dee Werline as the next President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of New Vista.

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New Vista Opens New First Steps Office in Elizabethtown

New Vista opened a new First Steps office in Elizabethtown in July 2020, offering early intervention services for children with a developmental delay. The First Steps program, previously operated by the Lincoln Trail District Health Department, is now part of the New Vista First Steps team.

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10 Books To Help Children Identify And Express Their Feelings At This Time

With COVID-19 and the recent social injustice in America, many children are experiencing various levels of distress. Children cannot always put into words how they are feeling, but they can often connect with a story that does.

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