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FACES COMMUNITY EDUCATION JULY 25, 2017 – BETH AYN STANSFIELD OF STAY STONG VA

FACES presents Beth Ayn Stansfield of Stay Strong Virginia who will be discussing eating disorders, how they often go undiagnosed in someone who lives with a severe mental illness. Beth Ayn Stansfield, MEd is currently the Coordinator for an Intensive Day Program in Chesterfield County Public Schools. She has served 30 plus years in the […]

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EATING DISORDERS – SIGNS, SYMPTOMS & THE IMPORTANCE OF UNDERSTANDING CO-OCCURING DIAGNOSIS

Eating disorders are rarely only what’s presented on the surface, and more often than not, co-exist with one or more disorders, most commonly depression, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. These co-occurring diagnoses and eating disorders share an intricate and perplexing relationship, in which one may cause, feed, or provoke the other. Treatment needs to address this […]

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MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS RAISING AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS

Many of this year’s High school graduates are spending Summer 2017 excitedly getting ready for their freshman year of college.  They are buying dorm room items, figuring out majors and scheduling classes so they will be ready on day one.  It is an exciting time for these students and their families.  But, while college is the dream of […]

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CRISIS APPS AND CRISIS LINES CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

CRISIS APPS AND CRISIS LINES CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

ALSO: WHAT SIGNS TO LOOK FOR IF YOU ARE WORRIED ABOUT A LOVED ONE CONSIDERING SUICIDE. Here are a few Suicide Prevention Apps that may make a difference.  If texting is your preferred way to communicate, there is a crisis text line for you and, of course, there is always the “old school”  National Suicide […]

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FACES RECEIVES COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP AWARD

On March 16th, Candy Watt and Patricia Myers, two of FACES co-founders, accepted an award on behalf of FACES.  Chesterfield Community Services Board honored FACES with a Community Partnership award at a lovely banquet held at Meadowbrook Country Club.   Several other organizations were honored for their collaborative work. FACES is proud to serve the Chesterfield community and treasures […]

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