News & Events

News & Events

News & Events

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Dr. Kavita Kothari, Assistant Medical Director of Unison Behavioral Health, has been admitted as a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Fellow status is an honor given to distinguished psychiatrists that reflects the dedication to the work of the APA and signifies allegiance to the psychiatric association.

“This is an honorary distinction given to psychiatrists who continue to make significant contributions to the field of psychiatry. I would like to thank you all for the success and opportunity at Unison,” Dr. Kothari said in a statement to her colleagues.

“I congratulate Dr. Kothari on this well-deserved honor,” said Dr. Glyn Thomas, CEO of Unison Behavioral Health, “We are proud of her achievement, and value her important contributions to Unison’s psychiatric services.”

The ROOTS Clubhouse celebrated their grand opening with an Open House and Ribbon Cutting on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. Members of the community were able to tour the clubhouse, enjoy refreshments, and paint rocks for the Clubhouse kindess rock garden! The ROOTS (Reaching Out for Opportunities to Succeed) Clubhouse is a child and adolescent program designed to provide a comprehensive and unique set of services for children and families coping with the challenges of mental health disorders. The Clubhouse programs provide supportive services that include educational support, peer support, family engagement, and social/recreational activities. 

Thank you to the Waycross-Ware County Chamber of Commerce for hosting the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and to everyone who came to show your support! 

ROOTS Ribbon Cutting

ROOTS Ribbon Cutting

Unison Behavioral Health hosted November's Rise and Shine Breakfast on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Thank you to the Waycross-Ware County Chamber of Commerce for allowing us to host this great networking event and thank you to those everyone who joined us! We are so thankful for our wonderful community partners. The delicious breakfast was provided by Joel Cribb from St. Illa. Thank you, Joel! 

 

Northwood Group Home

Northwood Group Home

 

On Wednesday, November 6, 2019, we celebrated the Open House & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Northwood, Unison's new group home for men in Douglas. This is a brand new, custom home built to house 4 men living with developmental disabilities. This is Unison's second group home for men in Douglas. We would like to thank the Douglas - Coffee County Chamber of Commerce for facilitating this event, and thank you to those who came to support us! 

Top Row pictured left to right: Joanne Lewis, Unison Board Member; Dr. Glyn Thomas, Unison CEO; Belydia McCarty, Unison Family Support Coordinator; Kevin Rodgers, Director of Developmental Disabilities; Debra Denson, Northwood Group Home Manager; Chief Shane Edmisten, Unison Board Member

 

Temporary Observation Ribbon Cutting

Temporary Observation Ribbon Cutting

We would like to thank everyone who joined us for our Open House & Ribbon Cutting celebrating the new Temporary Observation Unit located next to St. Illa CSU. Temp Obs. is a 6 bed unit to asses/monitor individuals and transition them to other services within 24 hours. This service will benefit individuals experience acute crisis but that are not actively harming self or others at time of referral, those who are are risk of increasing psychosis due to medication instability, and those who are considered low acuity 1013 based upon initial screening. Anticipated Opening Date: November 11, 2019.

 

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