Behavioral Health and Treatment Services

Sieda Programs Enjoying Fall Activities

2018-11-08T22:28:08+00:00November 8th, 2018|Agency News, Behavioral Health and Treatment Services, Child Development, Family Support Services|

The autumn season is a busy one for Sieda’s many services. Programs like Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) and the Coat Drive start a new year in the fall. For other Sieda programs, it is [...]

Back-to-School Events Help Students

2018-09-14T13:16:25+00:00September 5th, 2018|Agency News, Behavioral Health and Treatment Services, Child Development, Family Support Services, Housing Stabilization|

Thanks to our partnerships with businesses, individuals, and organizations, Sieda Community Action was able to provide school supplies to more than 500 students in three Southeast Iowa counties. The School Supply Program Distributions in [...]

School Events in Sieda’s Counties

2018-08-29T14:27:19+00:00August 9th, 2018|Agency News, Behavioral Health and Treatment Services, Child Development, Family Support Services, Housing Stabilization|

Several of the counties Sieda serves have had their resource fairs for families back to school and health needs. We were pleased to be able to participate in many of the events that support and encourage [...]

Behavioral Health and Treatment Services 2018 Performance Analysis

2018-06-19T16:05:14+00:00June 19th, 2018|Agency News, Behavioral Health and Treatment Services|

Over the past year, Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment Services (BHTS) have provided services to approximately 1,500 individuals for addiction, and mental health co-occurring conditions. Sieda Behavioral Health & Treatment has maintained CARF Accreditation [...]

41st Annual Governor’s Conference on Substance Use Disorders

2018-05-17T16:31:36+00:00May 1st, 2018|Agency News, Behavioral Health and Treatment Services|

Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment Services staff attended the 41st Annual Governor’s Conference on Substance Use Disorders.  Substance Abuse counselor Lori Grim, Mark Gillman, Tiara Perez, Sheila Rogers, and Ben Wlydes. Frank Harper [...]

Sieda Prevention and Substance Abuse Education: Alcohol Awareness

2018-06-27T16:03:56+00:00April 27th, 2018|Agency News, Behavioral Health and Treatment Services|

Alcohol is not a ‘Rite of Passage.’ Sieda Prevention and Substance Abuse Educators along with Sieda and Sieda's Behavioral Health and Treatment Services want to raise mindfulness about the dangers of alcohol. Sieda Community [...]

Many of Sieda’s Programs at the 2018 Healthy Kids Fair

2018-04-23T15:57:36+00:00April 25th, 2018|Agency News, Behavioral Health and Treatment Services, Child Development, Family Support Services, Housing Stabilization|

Members of Sieda Community Action and other community partners in Appanoose County brought their services together to sponsor the Healthy Kids Fair. The 2018 Healthy Kids Fair at the Faith United Methodist Church in [...]

Advice to Reduce the Abuse of Prescription Drugs from Sieda Behavioral Health & Treatment

2018-10-24T16:17:05+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Agency News, Behavioral Health and Treatment Services|

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has stated the number of opioids prescribed per person was three times higher in 2015 than it was in 1999. Some individuals who misuse prescription drugs, particularly teens, [...]

Sieda Behavioral Health & Treatment Services Offers Medication Assisted Treatment for Addiction

2018-05-23T13:57:14+00:00April 18th, 2018|Agency News, Behavioral Health and Treatment Services|

Sieda Community Action’s Behavioral Health & Treatment Services Unit (Sieda BHTS) has partnered with UCS Healthcare to begin Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) at our Ottumwa office at 310 West Main. UCS Healthcare, one of [...]