#Mental Health Association

Chautauqua County, NYPost-Journal

Art Of Recovery Entry Deadline Is Aug. 15

Sunday, August 15, is the deadline to submit entries for the “Art of Recovery” exhibit St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County are hosting on August 28 at St. Luke’s. Local artists are invited to share how they celebrate their own creativity and recovery. Work...
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Housing Security and Mental Health

‘Houseless’ Crisis Puts Many Vermonters at Risk. Vermont’s long-standing housing crisis, acutely exacerbated by Covid, threatens the mental health and well-being of thousands of residents. That’s because housing security is intimately tied to wellness, mentally as well as physically. NEED HELP WITH HOUSING? CALL OUR COUNSELORS. DIAL 2-1-1, OPTION 2.
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Tulsa, OKTulsa World

Tulsa experts weigh in on Simone Biles' Olympic withdrawal

Gymnast Simone Biles’ decision to withdraw from Olympic events has sparked a heated debate in the United States about mental health and the “no pain, no gain” mentality surrounding sports. Tulsa experts weighed in on what factors are at play in Biles’ stunning withdrawal and what it could mean for...

Mind Fest 2021: A fun way to help fight the stigma

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — Mental health deserves some more attention. That is why journalists in Wichita are coming together for Mind Fest 2021 at WAVE on July 31. The free community event is the culmination of work by the Wichita Journalism Collaborative, a group of 10 journalism and community organizations working together to help fight the stigma associated with mental health.
Watertown, NYwwnytv.com

Trying to prevent homelessness in Watertown area

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Some people have no place to call home and the Watertown Urban Mission is trying to prevent homelessness in our area. The mission partnered with local agencies to host an open house on Thursday, helping those who need it with information related to housing instability.
Daytona Beach, FLhometownnewsvolusia.com

One hundred years of helping the Daytona Beach area

Just six years after Kiwanis International was founded in 1915 by a group of businessmen in Detroit the Kiwanis Club of Daytona Beach started and is continuing 100 years of providing much-needed services to the community. Besides being the oldest club in Volusia County, it is the third oldest in...
Malone, NYmymalonetelegram.com

Two local veterans honored at Vet Fest ceremony

MALONE — Two local veterans were honored for their support of fellow vets, receiving Veteran of the Year awards, at a ceremony, Friday evening. Resolutions form the county legislature, and proclamations from the state assembly, and state senate were presented to David Mahoney and Eugenio Ramirez as part of the first day of Vet Fest, last Friday, on Elm Street, at the historical railroad station, now the home of Legault Construction and Ron and Jerry’s, antique store.
Watertown, NYwwnytv.com

Event planned to help people become ‘homeless no more’

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - A coalition of organizations wants to help people who are homeless by understanding who they are and why they ended up that way. The CARE Center on Factory Street in Watertown is hosting a “Homeless No More” event on Thursday, July 22. The CARE Center is inside the Watertown Urban Mission’s Impossible Dream thrift store.
Mental Healthopenminds.com

Learn How C-Suite Leaders Transformed Revenue, Productivity, & Staff Morale Through Innovations In Clinical Documentation

Documentation of clinical services is a very necessary, but time consuming, function. In most specialty provider organizations – mental health, addictions, I/DD, children’s services – staff members spend 40% of their time (two days a week) on clinical documentation. The average time from session to note signing is over 3 days. And, even with that investment of time, between 15% and 45% of clinical documentation has missing or erroneous information.
Oklahoma City, OKNorman Transcript

Checking claims, myths about homelessness in state

Exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic and a shortage of affordable housing, homelessness has become an even more contentious issue for Oklahoma communities. It’s still unclear how the pandemic affected the population of people experiencing homelessness, but the problem has become more visible as the number of people experiencing unsheltered homelessness has increased, said Greg Shinn, Mental Health Association Oklahoma chief housing officer.
Jamestown, NYObserver

Father Bernard’s Blessed Biscuits available at Jamestown Farmer’s Market

Father Bernard’s Blessed Biscuits are now available for those visiting the Jamestown Public Market on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Third Street in Jamestown. Father Bernard’s Blessed Biscuits is a partnership between the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County and Jamestown’s St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. A new social enterprise, it was created to support people in recovery as they return to work.
Wichita, KSKWCH.com

Mayor smooches pig for Mental Health Association fundraiser

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Mayor Brandon Whipple kissed Francine, a little pig. Wichita’s mayor stepped outside his comfort zone by kissing Francine in hopes that all individuals, households, and companies in south-central Kansas would choose to donate or find ways to support Mental Health Association just like the mayor did.