News & Updates

News & Updates2017-12-22T14:48:29+00:00

Behavioral Health and Treatment Services 2019 Performance Analysis

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 since July of 2013. CARF International is CARF’s highest level of accreditation available to a behavioral health program. Furthermore, CARF Accreditation signals a service provider's [...]

Relieve Stress Without Tobacco

Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment Services seek to educate on the dangers of tobacco use by way of our Tobacco Prevention Specialist, Lisa M. Lisa, provides education and programming across many of our counties to spread the dangers of tobacco, smokeless tobacco, and vaping. Lisa shares, "Smokers often have a cigarette either during or immediately after a stressful event [...]

August 13th, 2019|Behavioral Health and Treatment Services|

Sieda and County School Supply Distributions

Sieda Community Action and additional groups in the counties we serve will be holding a variety of back to school resource events. For your county and the event(s) that might be a helpful source of school-supplies please look at the table below. There are many wonderful and generous groups in the counties we serve that are doing what they [...]

July 29th, 2019|Agency News, Housing Stabilization|

New Location for the Jefferson County Sieda Resource Center

The big move for our Jefferson County Sieda Neighborhood Resource Center was a success. Thank you to everyone that worked hard to make it possible to open the new location on time. We are no longer at the 201 South 23rd Street, Fairfield location. The new location should be convenient to find. It is right around the corner on [...]

July 29th, 2019|Agency News|

Sieda Prevention Attended Midwest Conference on Problem Gambling and Substance Abuse

Kitty Bogle is with Sieda’s Behavioral Health and Treatment Services Prevention Department. Kitty has been at Sieda Community Action for 17 years and a Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) for 5 years. Hence, as a Prevention Specialist, she uses her knowledge and training to encourage healthy attitudes and behaviors which prevent the abuse of alcohol, substances, and now gambling. The Sieda [...]

July 24th, 2019|Behavioral Health and Treatment Services|

Sieda Jefferson County Center Will Be Closed to Make Move to New Location

The big move for our Jefferson County Sieda Neighborhood Resource Center is here. Sieda's Jefferson County Center at 201 South 23rd Street, Fairfield will be closed starting Tuesday, July 23rd. The Center will need the rest of the week July 23rd till Friday, July 26th to move, unpack, and be ready for the reopening on Monday, July 29th at the [...]

July 22nd, 2019|Agency News|

Impairment vs. Intoxication from Sieda Prevention

Impairment is defined as any use that affects the mind or the body.  So if a person has used enough of a substance where they feel more than relaxed, they are impaired.  In the case of alcohol, impairment occurs with a lot less than people think.  By the time a person is intoxicated, they are very impaired. Another way [...]

July 8th, 2019|Behavioral Health and Treatment Services|

Sieda Head Start Spring Activities

The last months of preschool were busy before the summer break for the preschool students and their families. Our Sieda’s Head Start Centers, as well as our Partnership school classes, shared a lot of great activities, events, and creative learning with us. Click the pictures to enlarge. Harmony School District & Sieda Head Start Harmony [...]

July 8th, 2019|Child Development|

Safe Summer Boating from Sieda Behavioral Health & Treatment Services

Summer is here and people are heading to the water, and sometimes alcohol is present. Driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs is a problem that plagues our nation’s roads. With warmer weather comes other issues. Waterways become dangerous because of boating under the influence. Everyone needs to remember that alcohol reduces reaction time and the ability to [...]

June 27th, 2019|Behavioral Health and Treatment Services|