Mental Health and Wellness

GROWING HEALTHY BABIES

All youth and parents ages 0-5

Intervention Area:

  • Early Childhood Nutrition
  • Lactation and Breastfeeding Support
  • Baby and Me Health and Wellness
  • Emotional and Behavioral Wellness Support
  • Healthy Love and Self-Care Techniques

Partnerships:

  • The Georgia Department of Public Health
  • DeKalb County Library

Services:

  • Healthy Babies will host monthly clinics around DeKalb County teaching parents healthy techniques for growing their 0-5 year old baby.
  • Monthly Growing Healthy Baby Clinics around DeKalb County
  • Sessions in the areas of: healthy eating, childhood disease, lactation support, breastfeeding, potty training, healthy toddler food options, behavior modification, stress management, toddler love languages and self-care.

PROJECT ONE80

All youth and parents ages 6-12

Intervention Area:

  • Counseling
  • Communication
  • Group Counseling
  • Problem Solving
  • Emotion Management

Partnerships:

  • DeKalb County Board of Health
  • Clarkston Community Center
  • New American Pathways
  • DeKalb County Juvenile Courts

Services:

  • Project One80 works with at-risk youth transitioning through difficult behavioral or emotional distress.
  • Ten-week intensive group therapy
  • Focus areas include: personal development, behavior modification, emotional exploration, and positive peer mentoring, cultural arts and team building field trips

GIRLS CLUBHOUSE

All youth and parents ages 13-18

Intervention Area:

  • Group Therapy
  • Self-Esteem/Self-Concept
  • Problem Solving
  • Self-Management
  • Communication

Partnerships:

DeKalb County Board of Health serves youth from age 10 to 19 – includes abstinence education, community involvement, health education, clinical serves and life skills to help them succeed into adulthood. Girls ClubHouse is excited to partner with BOH as a safe space for our monthly sessions.

 

Services:

  • The Girl’s ClubHouse is a teen girl program that offers group counseling sessions to help enhance the social and emotional development for adolescent girls.
  • Group Therapy
  • Topics include: Self-Esteem/Self-Concept, problem solving, communicaiton, peer pressure, decision-making and relationships

LIFEPREP ACADEMY

All youth and parents ages 18-24

Intervention Area:

  • Life Skills
  • Job Readiness
  • Life Management
  • Communication Skills

Partnerships:

Miller Grove High School

 

Services:

  • LifePrep provides training in the areas of goal setting, work ethic, communication skills, interpersonal skills, life management skills, resource management, problem solving, anger management, customer service skills, mock interviews and decision making. New LifePrep Course at Miller Grove H.S.
    Focus areas include: job readiness, financial management, interview preparation, college readiness, problem solving, work ethic, communication skills and decision making
  • Students who complete all sessions will receive assistance scheduling job interviews
  • Cultural arts and team building field trips