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MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Navigating adolescence can be challenging.  Important mental health habits, including coping, resilience and good judgement, help teens to achieve an overall well-being.  Help empower your teen and Connect!

Providers

Emerge Family Therapy

Ages:

All Ages


OVERVIEW

Emerge offers a variety of counseling and therapy sessions. Emerge can assist with issues involving depression or sadness, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, mental illness, and much more!

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The Forrester Center

Ages:

12 - 18


OVERVIEW

The Forrester Center offers substance use disorder treatment, non-substance behavioral therapy, prevention & education services, anger management and domestic violence treatment.

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ReGenesis Health Care

Ages:

16 - 21


OVERVIEW

Provide education, primary care prevention and case management to those who are underinsured, uninsured and those who lack the necessary finances for medical care. Screenings and treatment for depression, treatment of eating disorders, treatment of anxiety disorders and mental health issues and disorders.

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The Hope Center for Children

Ages:

16 - 21


OVERVIEW

The Family Strengthening Program: Uses the evidence-based Triple P - Positive Parenting Program, giving parents simple and effective strategies to help them build strong, healthy relationships with their children and manage behavioral problems. 

Transitional Living: Offers safe shelter for young men and women as well as case management and support through 22 years old as they gain skills needed to live independently.

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PFLAG of Spartanburg

Ages:

All Ages


OVERVIEW

Uniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education, and advocacy.  PFLAG has many resources for parents, families, friends, and allies and offers monthly support groups.

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Middle Tyger Community Center

Ages:

All Ages


OVERVIEW

Middle Tyger Community Center provides counseling for all ages of individuals. Family and couples counseling is also available. They utilize a sliding scale fee model based on income and number of people in the household. Middle Tyger Community Center also has therapists who are Blue Cross Blue Shield providers. They do not accept Medicaid.

CONTACT

Tina Gaudiano or call (864) 439-7760

Uplift Outreach Center

Ages:

All Ages


The mission of the Uplift Outreach Center is to provide much needed safe spaces for LGBTQ+ youth and young adults in the Spartanburg and surrounding areas. They are committed to creating an environment shared by community leaders who will assist in providing community resources. The Uplift Outreach Center is the Upstate’s first LGBTQ+ youth center. Our space is located inside Fernwood Baptist Church.

Weekly meetings are on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 3:30 pm-6:30 pm.

CONTACT

For more information visit: https://upliftoutreachcenter.org/ or call (864) 381-7234

Resources

Runaway Safeline

Call 1-800-RUNAWAY or 1-800-786-2929 to speak to trained professionals who can help listen and assist in developing a plan for talking to your teen or helping if your teen has already run away. 

Suicide Warning Signs

Learn about the warning signs of depression and suicide in teens and what to do. 

For 24 hour suicide prevention call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK

LGBTQ Teens

Learn how to respect, support, and listen to your LGBTQ teen with resources from Advocates for Youth.

Self-Injury in Teens

Learn why your teen may be self-injuring, how to talk to your teen about it, and where to find treatment. 

Navigating the Teen Years

A handbook for parents that provides the information and expert advice needed to help guide your teen to a healthy life. 

 

Eating Disorder Helpline

The NEDA Helpline is available Monday-Thursday from 9AM to 9PM ET, and Friday from 9AM to 5PM ET. Contact the Helpline at (800) 931-2237 for support, resources and treatment options for yourself or a loved one.

Explore the NEDA toolkit for parents to help identify resources and reassurances for when your teen has been diagnosed with an eating disorder. 

Depression

Teens need adult guidance more than ever to understand all the emotional and physical changes they are experiencing. When teens’ moods disrupt their ability to function on a day-to-day basis, it may indicate a serious emotional or mental disorder that needs attention — adolescent depression. Learn how to take action with your teen. 

Teen Mental Health

Learn about mental health, mental illness and how brains function in teens. 

The resources and the information provided  are designed to help you support the ones you love, while ensuring you take care of yourself while doing so.

Warning Signs for Bullying

Recognizing the warning signs is an important first step in taking action against bullying. Not all children who are bullied or are bullying others ask for help.