100 West Market Street, York, Pennsylvania 17401, United States

(717) 771-9347

York County Human Services

Providing Quality Human Services to the Citizens of York County

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Y/A Mental Health-Intellectual Developmental Disabilties

Welcome

Our mission is to serve, with respect, individuals in our community with mental illness, intellectual disabilities and developmental delays in order to enhance their quality of life and provide an opportunity to reach their fullest potential.

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Tips For Communicating With A Person With Disabilities

Tips for communicating with a person with developmental disabilities. (York, PA)

 Individuals with disabilities face stigmatizing language use that can be  demeaning. It's important when choosing the words we use to not let a  disability define a person, or allow them to be seen as unequal to  individuals who are able-bodied. Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
#yorkcountypa #mentalhealth #idd #disabilities #stigma 

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Language  is powerful — especially when talking about addiction, mental health,  or disabilities. Stigmatizing language perpetuates negative perceptions,  while "person-first" language focuses on the person, not the disorder. 

Reducing stigma can help people living with a substance use disorder or  behavioral health condition know that they are not alone, resources and  help are available, and they are not limited or defined by a mental  health condition or substance use disorder. Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
#languagematters #fightthestigma #helppeople #substanceabuse #recovery

Life Stress Inventory

Dear Stress, Let's break up, love me.

Do you have stress in your life? Take this life stress inventory quiz to reflect on your past 12 months. Check back later today for some self-care ideas! 

74 Self Care Ideas

74 self-care ideas to maintain and improve mental health, mental wellness and daily life.

74 Self-Care Ideas from Live Bold and Bloom! Which ones work well for you? Which ones do you want to add into your daily routine?


See more great ideas here: https://liveboldandbloom.com/09/self-improvement/self-care-ideas and lots of great resources here: www.YorkCountyHumanServices.org
 

#selfcare #selfimprovement #onestepatatime #humanservices #moveforward