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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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With Preschools Closed, Is Your Child Still Meeting Developmental Milestones?

With children not returning to pre-school this year and without the input of teachers and other educational professionals, it's natural for parents to wonder about their child's development as we continue to endure the COVID-19 pandemic.

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5 Ways to Reduce Alcohol Consumption During COVID-19 Outbreak

During COVID-19, living with an alcoholic can be especially chaotic, often unsafe and stressful. The alcoholic often attempts to hide the problem, denies there is a problem or makes light of the problem. None of these strategies change the problem or make the situation any less difficult.

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Kentucky Medicaid Spotlights New Vista's Schwartz Center

Program Manager, Julie Breitigan, oversees residential substance use services at the Schwartz Center for Men and the recently opened Schwartz Center for Women.

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4 Ways to Improve Relationships During the Shutdown

During stressful times, relationships can be tested. The coronavirus has caused us to spend more time than ever with our loved ones at home.

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Dana Royse, Chief Financial Officer, Explains Quick Move to Telehealth Services

As the number of cases of COVID-19 increase in Kentucky, so does the associated anxiety. The mental health effects of COVID-19 are as important to address as are the physical health effects.

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Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19: Tips for Adults and Children

The outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) may be stressful for people and communities. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children.
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Managing Anxiety and Positive Mental Health in Times of Uncertainty

During these uncertain times, we all are experiencing a change in our “normal” routines and plans.

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Don Rogers, Chief Clinical Officer, Discusses Today's Trends in Behavioral Health

Behavioral health organizations are changing to meet the increasing need for behavioral health services, with more emphasis on person centered approaches and outcome driven services. 

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Addiction Recovery Isn’t Always A Straight Path: How Medication-Assisted Treatment Can Help

For years, medical professionals have been helping patients overcome addiction with Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) that blocks areas of the brain that control addiction.

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