caring for children and families. mind. body. soul.
We Need Your Help We are implementing If You See It, Buy It for the infants we are helping through Our Little Haven. The formula shortage hits home for those families with little babies in their families. We are implementing If You See It, Buy It for certain brands and types of formulas that are… Read more »
Welcome to another opportunity to make mental health a priority in our lives. This is so important. Based on research, we know that almost half of persons in the US will have a diagnosable mental health condition at some time in their life. Also, we know that the situations we currently face may increase threats… Read more »
Without you, my family wouldn’t be complete. It may sound exaggerated, but it’s true! Without your continued support, faith, and trust in Our Little Haven to help children and their families, Brian and I would never have received a phone call to pick up our Hannah. Hannah was 7 months old when we received that… Read more »
The Clark-Fox Family Foundation has compiled a vast array of resources available in the St. Louis region. These interactive maps can help you find the right organization for your need. Child Well Being: https://clarkfoxstl.com/mapping/child-well-being/ Workforce Development: https://clarkfoxstl.com/mapping/workforce-development/ Criminal Justice: https://clarkfoxstl.com/mapping/criminal-justice-resources/ Homeless: https://clarkfoxstl.com/mapping/homelessness/ Immigration and Refugee: https://clarkfoxstl.com/mapping/immigration-refugee/
By: Shari Sullivan, RN Coordinator of Medical Services The child and adolescent psychiatrist is a medical doctor (M.D. or D.O.) who specializes in the diagnosis and the treatment of disorders of thinking, feeling and/or behavior affecting children, adolescents, and their families. A child and adolescent psychiatrist offers families comprehensive care, is a physician and follows… Read more »
By Lizette Smith, PhD and Jennifer Evans, PsyD There are many different types of psychologists in the U.S. Over 15 types or specialties within psychology include proficiencies such as neuropsychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, forensic and public service psychology, and health psychology–to name a few. Many times, when the public hears the term “psychologist”, they… Read more »
By Lizette J. Smith, PhD. Psychotherapy is a form of treatment for persons experiencing difficulties in daily living. Licensed mental health practitioners, such as psychologists and clinical social workers have been trained to utilize scientifically and research-based procedures to manage these problems. Although many persons think of psychotherapy as “talk therapy”, there are many types… Read more »
At Keystone, our Clinical Social Workers are all fully licensed mental health care practitioners who seek to improve the mental health and well-being of our clients. We meet with children, adults, and families to assess and treat many types of difficulties such as depression, trauma reaction, anxiety, school problems, attention problems, disruptive behaviors, family and relationship problems, loss and grief, and parenting needs.
Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. Seeking professional help when self-help efforts to improve your mental health aren’t working is a sign of strength, not weakness.
By: Lizette Smith, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist – Director of Clinical Programs; Keystone Program Manager This month, we want to focus on the importance of mental health to our overall health. Everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health. Add to that the impact of the COVID pandemic. Many people who had never… Read more »