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Hoyleton CEO Chris Cox Discusses Self Care on Fox 2 News

DATE: May 25, 2022
Our President and CEO, Chris Cox, joined Fox 2 Now's Studio STL to discuss the importance of self care. You can't pour from an empty cup, and you don't have to feel guilty about taking time for yourself. Watch below to learn more: Self Care is the practice of actively nurturing one's happiness and well […]
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In Honor of World Mental Health Day 2021

DATE: October 6, 2021
Hoyleton Supports Mental Health Advocacy and Awareness By Adam Woehlke, Director of Clinical Services This Sunday, October 10 is World Mental Health Day, and because of the pandemic, a lot of people are struggling with their mental health. In fact, even without the added anxieties of a global pandemic, 20-25% of the U.S. population is […]

Community Mental Health Care that Reaches All

DATE: March 18, 2021
In 2020, we established a specific program to reach out to those in our community that are in need of mental health care. Here at Hoyleton, we explored the need and importance of access to qualified mental health professionals within the Southern Illinois community. It was with the information gathered and understanding, a community resource […]

FORWARD Counseling Care by Hoyleton

DATE: September 24, 2020
Addressing a growing need for Mental Health services In times like these, mental health is as important as ever. So many people see therapy and counseling as a matter of weakness, when in fact, it is a sign of strength and understanding. And many don’t know where to start or go to seek help.  Hoyleton […]

Back2School Blog | Phylicia Gay Guest Blogger

DATE: August 6, 2020
With August upon us, we are greeted with a familiarity that we as adults know all too well, the stores full of Back to School Supplies and new school gadgets our child just cannot live without! and within the first week of school, they will have no doubt, lost, forgotten, or broken the much ‘needed’ […]

Hoyleton | National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

DATE: July 16, 2020
National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month As we continue to struggle with our history as a nation, the focus on minority mental health and the impact of generational trauma is brought to the forefront. While this July has become a focus on making movement to change, July is also National Minority Mental Health Awareness, which […]

Foster Care| Foster Care Beyond COVID-19

DATE: June 25, 2020
Foster Care| Foster Care Beyond COVID-19 As the country slowly begins the phase-in process, our community leaders and social service advocates have been concerned about the well-being of our nation’s children. During the shelter-in-place order, with school and daycare center closings, the number of calls reporting child abuse dropped drastically. With fewer calls being reported […]
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Counseling Care Month

DATE: April 16, 2020
April is National Counseling Awareness Month and a time to bring attention to an area of health care that still carries with it a measure of stigma.  Some individuals are under the misconception that seeking therapy or counseling is a matter of human weakness. This belief could not be further from the truth. Therapists and […]

Hoyleton HALO Project | National Sexual Abuse Awareness Month

DATE: April 9, 2020
As a nation, our attention is turned to dealing with COVID-19 and helping our communities adjust to the realities of shelter-in-place. While self-isolation slows down the transmission of COVID-19, the flip-side is that self-isolation leaves many individuals vulnerable to abuse. April is National Sexual Abuse Awareness Month. It is not often that individuals catch a […]
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Counseling Care | Helping Foster Families Find Balance During Stressful Times

DATE: March 19, 2020
As Illinois families enter their first week of self-isolation, the need for finding balance during periods of uncertainty is crucial for a family’s mental, physical, and emotional well-being. New information and the introduction of policies and procedures at the state and federal level leave individuals bombarded by information overload, but also anxious regarding the full […]

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