Child & Adolescent Mental Health: Tools for Parents & Guardians to Help Kids Cope

Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH) is proud to host a virtual discussion on child and adolescent mental health; a vital topic given recent increases in youth mental health crises and suicide attempts in our community.  

Join Heather Lincicome, LCSW, licensed clinical social worker, Administrator of the Tallahassee Memorial Behavioral Health Center and Chief Liaison Officer for Apalachee Center, as she unpacks how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting kids’ and teens’ mental health, signs that a child may be struggling and tools for parents and guardians to help kids cope. 


Thursday, January 28, 2021
4:30 - 5:30 pm

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About the Speaker

Heather Lincicome, LCSW Heather Lincicome, LCSW 
Administrator, Tallahassee Memorial Behavioral Health Center  
Chief Liaison Officer, Apalachee Center 

Heather Lincicome, LCSW serves as Administrator for the Tallahassee Memorial Behavioral Health Center and Chief Liaison Officer for Apalachee Center. Both facilities provide psychiatric mental health services and treatments for children and adults experiencing mental health and substance abuse disorders throughout North Florida, South Georgia and Southeastern Alabama. 
A Tallahassee native, Heather began her schooling at Sabal Palm Elementary School, and later went on to earn a Master of Clinical Social Work from Florida State University. Before becoming Administrator for the Tallahassee Memorial Behavioral Health Center, Heather worked at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH) as a Clinical Social Worker and later as Director of Social Services. Heather also worked as an Outpatient Mental Health Therapist at TMH, specializing in the provision of trauma-focused treatment for children and adolescents. Additionally, Heather spent time serving as a Senior Behavioral Analyst for the Department of Juvenile Justice and as an Outpatient Therapist for the Veterans Administration, working with veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.  
Heather is passionate about helping children and families address mental health struggles, develop positive coping skills and break down stigmas associated with mental illness.