Tuesday, May 28
Shadow

Tag: mental health

911 Telecommunicator Recognized After Call with Juvenile Midst Crisis

911 Telecommunicator Recognized After Call with Juvenile Midst Crisis

Government
READER DISCRETION ADVISEDThis article contains accounts of mental health issues including suicide and may be triggering or upsetting to some readers. Credit: Randolph County Sheriff's Office ASHEBORO N.C. (RCSO) - On December 29, 2022, a thirteen-year-old female of Asheboro called 911. The juvenile was experiencing an emotional crisis and threatening to jump off of a bridge near her home. Telecommunicator Cheyanne Allred remained calm and professional during the entire thirteen-minute call. The juvenile female was distraught and crying and during the phone call, she made additional comments that sitting on that ledge was “peaceful” and made additional threats to jump. TC Allred was able to divert the female’s focus on jumping off the bridge by talking about her pets, her sch...
Current & Former Patients Speak Out Against Atrium Mental Health Clinic

Current & Former Patients Speak Out Against Atrium Mental Health Clinic

Health, Investigative
Emerywood Behavioral Health Clinic (Google Street View) ASHEBORO N.C. - Current and former patients of a local mental health clinic spoke with our reporters about their concerns regarding the staff, the care they received, and Atrium / Wake Forest Health Network’s failure to address these concerns over the last several years. EDITOR'S NOTEDue to the sensitive nature of the topic of this article all patients who spoken with news staff were promised confidentiality. Names in this article have been changed to protect the identity of those involved. Readers who may be triggered by topics of mental health should use their discretion when deciding to read further. Almost a dozen current and former patients who all went to the clinic over the last 5 years spoke with our reporters. What ...