Renew.Rebuild.Recover

Campaign aims at protecting suicidal subjects from firearms.

October 5, 2014

Submitted by West Michigan Community Mental Health. The Lake-Mason-Oceana Prevent Suicide Coalition is heading up a public awareness campaign urging people to protect friends and family members who are potentially suicidal and have access to firearms. Statistics show that in Lake, Mason, and Oceana counties, suicides far outnumber homicides.  In this geographical area, firearms are the leading method of suicide.…

Read more »

Community mental health to host art exhibit

July 28, 2014

West Michigan Community Mental Health System will host a special traveling art display of the Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards titled “Creative Minds Changing Minds.” The exhibit features artwork done by local residents, along with original work of 32 artists from around the state.  All artists are also consumers of community mental health services. Selections from the full…

Read more »

Bringing change to mind

July 1, 2014
Bringing change to mind

Renew.  Rebuild. Recover. A blog brought to you by West Michigan Community Mental Health.   The video opens like a preview for a horror film.  Quotes from movie reviews, displayed in a ragged and sinister-looking font, proclaim “Terrifying”; “Shocker of the year”; “SCHIZO”; and “He’s among us.”  Meanwhile ghastly sound effects and flickering, buzzing lights set a creepy tone.  Out…

Read more »

Know the symptoms of autism

April 28, 2014

Renew. Rebuild. Recover. A blog written by the staff of West Michigan Community Mental Health. In honor of Autism Awareness Month, we reprint this information from the Autism Society of America (http://www.autism-society.org/). Autism Prevalence Rates Increase According to CDC, Autism Society Responds Bethesda, MD (March 27, 2014) – Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announce new autism…

Read more »

Spring break family fun

March 30, 2014
Spring break family fun

Renew. Rebuild. Recover. A blog from West Michigan Community Mental Health.  As local schools begin Spring Break, many families will be spending extra time together.  If you’re not lucky enough to be heading out of town on a family vacation, try some of these tips to make the hours more enjoyable. ·        Do a cooking project together.  Thaw those black bananas…

Read more »

Area Churches

Eats & Drinks

Eats & Drinks