Children, Teens, School and Pulse Nightclub Trauma

Dale Budha, LCSW Director, Outpatient Counseling Services The Orlando Pulse Nightclub shooting both directly and indirectly affected most of the City of Orlando including our children and teens. As children and adolescents return to school, it is important to consider those that may be dealing with trauma associated with the Pulse shooting. The impact of […]

Relapse Prevention Planning

Keith Raskin, MA, LMHC Director of Medical Assisted Treatment Programs The holidays can be stressful. Stress at this time of year is often caused by several factors. This may include the hustle and bustle of shopping, the increased interaction with family, or painful reminders of loved ones that are no longer with us. For individuals […]

NCTSN Response: Orlando Nightclub Hate Crime and Act of Terrorism

Catastrophic Mass Violence Resources Talking to Children about the Shooting Psychological Impact of the Recent Shooting Tip Sheet for Youth Talking to Journalists about the Shooting Tips for Parents on Media Coverage Parent Guidelines for Helping Youth after the Recent Shooting After a Crisis: Helping Young Children Heal Parents Tips for Helping Preschool-Aged Children after Disasters Parents Tips for Helping School-Aged Children after […]

Counseling and Trauma Support for Those Affected by the Plaza Theater & Pulse Nightclub Shootings

Orlando, Fla. – Monday, June 13, 2016, 2:00 pm – As Central Florida continues to cope with the tragic events of this weekend, at the Plaza Theater and Pulse nightclub, Aspire Health Partners, Inc. is ready and available to provide assistance to all who may be affected. Individuals seeking information on counseling and trauma support […]

Notice of Priority Admissions to Substance Abuse Treatment

The Federal Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, has identified certain populations that must receive priority admission to treatment when the cost of the services is covered by the Federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (SAPT) Block Grant. Since Aspire Health Partners is a recipient of Block Grant […]

Anxiety Disorders

Thomas Greenman, LMHC Sr. Vice President of Acute Care Anxiety disorders are characterized by excessive fear and worry. The fear and worry are not connected to ‘real’ events but persist despite the lack or real threats and the individuals cannot control it. What can anxiety ‘look like’? Restlessness, on edge, ‘keyed up’ Easily fatigues Difficulty […]

Opioid Addiction – Who is at risk?

The death of music legend Prince has brought addiction to opioids into general discussion once again. Aspire Health Partners plays a crucial role in helping those with this addiction. 4.3 million Americans engaged in non-medical use of prescription painkillers in the last month. Approximately 1.9 million Americans met criteria for prescription painkillers use disorder based […]

Child Human Trafficking

Are your children at risk? Christine Suehle, MPA Sr. V.P. Business Development The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services estimates that between 244,000 and 325,000 American youth are considered at risk for sexual exploitation, and an estimated 199,000 incidents of sexual exploitation of minors occur each year in the United States. Fifty-four percent are […]

Honorable Belvin Perry, Jr. Honored at CRC, Princeton Campus

February 8, 2016 – The Orange County Central Receiving Center at Aspire Health Partners Princeton Campus has been renamed The Honorable Belvin Perry, Jr. Central Receiving Center. The dedication ceremony was hosted by Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs on Thursday, February 4, 2016. Judge Perry and his family were joined by life-long friends and dignitaries […]

Aspire Staff Contribute to the United Way

Every year Aspire Health Partners staff contribute to the United Way Campaign. This year they pledged more than $17,000.