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Building Communities & Strengthening Families

A faith-based mental health and recovery agency dedicated to
building communities and strengthening individuals and families.

What housing options are available in Forsyth County for an adult with a mental illness?

To obtain information regarding the services and assessments available to residents in the Forsyth County call the Mental Health Region #2 department at 706-792-7741. There are various levels of supportive living options. Some of those options include: Intensive Inpatient This is appropriate for individuals who require the safety and security of 24-hour care facility. Inpatient programs allow patients to begin treatment in an intensive and medically monitored therapeutic environment. Partial Hospitalization Partial hospitalization is an option for patients who need more support and structure than outpatient treatment can provide, but do not require 24-hour supervision. Intensive Outpatient and Group Homes Intensive outpatient programs offer a more flexible…
What advice would you give a mother of a pregnant teenage girl? How do we deal with this at age 17?

Your daughter has made a huge step in seeking support from you about her unexpected pregnancy. This is very positive your daughter trusts you. Supporting your daughter is no doubt, one of your major priorities. The advice I would like to share with you are as follows: It is in everyone?s best interest to plan a time to meet with your daughter, the father of the baby and his parents (assuming that is an option) in order to discuss what they think and want in regards to this child?s care and upbringing. Beware not to say things that will shift the…