Posts Tagged ‘Apalachee Center’

Mental Health Matters: Some of Your Anxiety Might Not Belong to You

Some of Your Anxiety Might Not Belong to You Robert Stewart, LMHC Forensic Residential Program Supervisor   Recently, one of the training wheels broke on my son’s bike. Rather than replace it, I decided that the time was right to take off the training wheels altogether and teach him how to ride on two wheels.

Mental Health Matters: Empathic Listening

Mental Health Matters Empathic Listening Samantha Tyler, NCC, M.S./Ed.S., Director of Residential Services   As a CPI instructor, I always stress to my students that although we may spend a great deal of time practicing physical techniques, verbal skills can and should be utilized first when faced with a crisis situation. As long as the

Apalachee Center Announces John Convertino Award Winner

Apalachee Center, Inc. 2634 Capital Circle, N.E. Tallahassee, FL  32308 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Sharon Poole Office:  850-523-3201   Apalachee Center Announces John Convertino Award Winner   Tallahassee, FL, June 16, 2016 – The Governing Board of Directors of Apalachee Center presents the 4th Annual John Convertino Award of Excellence to Anne Vinson.  Ms. Vinson


EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE IN THERAPY Sri Kothur, M.S., TherapistWhen clients decide to start therapy, they are faced with many choices. It is critical for clients to consider and understand the type of treatment offered. Evidence-based practice is the use of scientifically supported treatments studied in large scale clinical trials that show symptom reduction, which can often

Mental Health Matters: Rural Mental Health and ACI’s Efforts to Serve

Rural Mental Health and ACI’s Efforts to Serve By James Kwasneski, MSW Case Manager Supervisor Gadsden County Outpatient   The provision of outpatient services to rural populations is a significant challenge and area of opportunity for Apalachee Center. Since the passage of the Community Mental Health Act of 1963 (CMHA), federal funds have been allocated


STRESSING MENTAL HEALTH Stress is a fact of life. Everyone experiences it, and no one handles it perfectly every time. But the causes, and consequences, of stress are more complicated than most people realize. This month, the Health Council of the United Way of the Big Bend is presenting a forum on stress and healthy

Mental Health Matters: Caring for Individuals With Alzheimer ’s Disease

Caring for Individuals With Alzheimer ’s Disease  Judy Goreau, RN  In September I had the pleasure of attending a “Brainstorming” meeting with the North Florida Senior Citizens Network. This is a foundation entity of the Area Agency on Aging for North Florida, Inc. The meeting included people from all over North Florida involved in a

Eastside Psychiatric Hospital Q & A with Jay Reeve of Apalachee Center

Q: What is Eastside Psychiatric Hospital? A: Eastside Psychiatric Hospital is an acute care psychiatric hospital, which means that folks come to us when they need acute services. These could be folks with depression; these could be folks with anxiety disorders; these could be folks who are suffering from schizophrenia or bipolar disorders. We’ll treat

Video Interview: Jay Reeve of Apalachee Center Shares the History of Eastside Psychiatric Hospital

Dr. Jay Reeve Ph.D., President and CEO of the Apalachee Center, talks about the history of the Eastside Psychiatric Hospital in Tallahassee, Florida. ### Jay Reeve, PhD, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Apalachee Center, Inc., a large community mental health center in Tallahassee, Florida, serving approximately 6,000 clients annually. Dr. Reeve holds

Crisis Resources

Apalachee Center:
Evaluations & Admissions

850-523-3483 / 1-800-342-0774

Big Bend 211:
850-617-6333 / 850-921-4020 TTY (Hearing/Speech Impaired)

Suicide Prevention Hotline:
1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

Dial 911

Contact Information

Eastside Psychiatric Hospital is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Phone: 850-523-3300 Ext. 4340
Fax: 850-523-3425
2634 Capital Circle NE, Bldg. B
Tallahassee, Florida 32308

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