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.

 

Improving Access to Mental Health Care in Pennsylvania

September 11th, 2023

Improving access to mental health care isn’t an option — it’s a necessity. Learn how systemic change can improve the mental welfare of people everywhere. 

 

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The Basics of Adaptive Functioning Assessments

August 15th, 2023

Adaptive functioning assessments provide insight into a person's ability to carry out daily functions. Learn how testing can support independent living. 

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Cognitive Skills for Each Age: Important Milestones

July 14th, 2023

As a young child grows, they develop unique cognitive skills for each age. Learn more about these milestones and what you can do to encourage them.   

 

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10 Fulfilling Jobs for Neurodivergent People

June 14th, 2023

Finding the right jobs for neurodivergent individuals can be a real challenge. Let’s explore a few careers that embrace neurodiversity in all its forms. 

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How Family-based Mental Health Services Can Help Your Loved Ones

May 11th, 2023

What are family-based mental health services, and how can they help children in need? 

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Autism Awareness Month 2023: Facts and Focuses

April 14th, 2023

What is Autism Awareness Month? In this blog, we discuss the importance of this event—and what you can do to make a difference in your community. 

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Guide to Medicaid Waivers for Intellectually Disabled Pennsylvanians

March 16th, 2023

Medicaid waivers provide people with intellectual disabilities valuable services. But which are best suited to these needs, and how do they differ from one another? Read to find out more. 





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The Importance of Shelter Programs and Behavioral Health Services

February 23rd, 2023

Shelter programs are vital to homeless persons year-round. Here's how ECCM fights homelessness in Pennsylvania with Shelter Plus Care and behavioral health services.

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Learning about ECCM Mental Health Assessment and Placement Services

January 27th, 2023

Learning about mental health assessment, supports, and services available to you is a vital step in coping with mental health issues. Find out how ECCM can help.

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Sensory Toys for Autism: A Holiday Gift Guide

December 14th, 2022

Read about the benefits of sensory toys for autism in the ECCM's gift guide and get some great tips for selecting sensory devices as holiday gifts for kids with autism.

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