In response to the startling increase in suicide rates over the years, Stars Behavioral Health Group has developed the Suicide Safe Care Initiative. According to the Center for Disease Control, overall suicide rates within the United States increased 36 percent from 2000 to 2017. For those ages 10-24, suicide rates increased 56 percent and more specifically, […]
Central Star Community Services has moved to a new 4,200 square foot office space located at 1539 McHenry Avenue in Modesto. The building operates Full Service Partnership (FSP) for children and adolescents. The previous office space in Stanislaus County could not accommodate Central Star’s growing team and joint program operations. The new workplace accommodates 20 […]
On September 5, 2019, teen residents at Star View Adolescent Center visited Virgin Orbit in Long Beach, CA. The excited group got to see exploding rockets, satellites and shhhh… top secret stuff. They learned about jet propulsion, spoke with interns and explored the possibility of one day becoming a scientist!
Throughout Paula’s* early childhood, she was exposed to many traumatic events, including the brutal murder of her mother. This series of events in her native country affected her ability to process her trauma, along with her ability to cope with her own grief and loss. After immigrating to the United States, Paula engaged in maladaptive […]
Star View Children & Family Services hosted the first ever Compton PRIDE Festival in the City of Compton on Saturday, July 6, 2019 from noon to 8 p.m. The festival was the first PRIDE event in South Los Angeles, an area with limited resources for LGBTQIA. The family-friendly event was free to the public and […]