ECCM Mental Health Blog

Stay up-to-date with the latest from ECCM. Learn more about the different subsets of mental health and how we can help you navigate into and through the system to get the help you and your loved ones need.

 

Delayed Speech in Children: When to Be Concerned

January 14th, 2021

Is your child a late talker? Do you suspect they could be experiencing a speech delay or a disorder? Through early childhood intervention and ECI speech therapy, communication does not have to be an obstacle for your child. 

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Emergency Housing Assistance in Erie County During the Holidays

December 17th, 2020

With needs for separate facilities for uninfected, quarantined, infected, and at-risk individuals, emergency housing assistance will be doubly challenging as the pandemic stretches into winter. The best solution? Stabilizing the housing situation you already have. 

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How to Deal with Anxiety and Depression During Crisis

November 18th, 2020

Dealing with anxiety and depression is difficult enough during normal times, but coping with them during a crisis requires a concentrated focus on therapy, support, and self-care — especially for individuals with disabilities. 

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How Erie County Care Management Helps Adults With Autism Improve Their Quality of Life

October 14th, 2020

Learn how care management works to find the best combination of treatments and therapies to help adults with autism improve their quality of life. 

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All About Early Intervention Teletherapy

September 18th, 2020

Early intervention teletherapy utilizes communication and digital technology to help prescribe the best course of treatments for children with developmental disabilities. 

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Understanding the Mental Health Case Management Process

August 19th, 2020

 The nine-step mental health case management process pulls in health and human services professionals from multiple disciplines to bring clients closer to individual wellness and autonomy. Here’s how it works.

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Achieving Housing Stability During COVID-19 Through The Continuum of Care

July 20th, 2020

Housing stability is achievable for individuals affected with mental illnesses, even during the tumultuous times of COVID-19. If you are a tenant facing eviction, you have rights. If you’re currently living with homelessness, entry into the Continuum of Care can help you get back on your feet for good. 

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Growing Minds With Cognitive Development Activities for Toddlers

June 10th, 2020

Cognitive activities for toddlers aim at developing their ability to process and organize information and form a basic understanding of the world around them through interaction and play.

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Managing Autism at Home With Early Intervention

May 14th, 2020

Parents and caregivers lead the charge in early intervention, watching for and responding to signs of developmental disabilities such as autism at home, with a collaborative approach of listening, learning, and caring for child’s needs.

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CMS Telehealth During COVID-19: What It Can and Can’t Do for Patients with Disabilities

April 23rd, 2020

Through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, it’s been possible for low-income residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities to receive care remotely via telemental and telebehavioral health services through partner agencies. What can and can’t telehealth replace?

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