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  • Who:      DOC Probes and band singing tunes of influential voices from the last 50 years. Includes top songs of Sinatra,Martin,  Bocelli, Josh Groban to name a few.doc probes and pianist
  • What:    A musical tribute of famous songs from the past 50 years. Broadcast on the radio
  • When:   Oct 24th 5pm to 6pm
  • Where:  WCCW – FM 107.5    and WTCM AM 580
  • Why:     Raising awareness for NAMI Grand Traverse

 

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    August 31, 2020
    By Alice Boyes
    Forbes
    https://www.forbes.com/sites/aliceboyes/2020/08/31/4-ways-to-destigmatize-mental-health-at-work/#1c4b5f8be49d

    In any month, about 18% of people in the workforce are experiencing a mental health condition. Depression and anxiety are the most common. Many of the most productive, creative people in your company are likely included in this statistic. Yet, mental health remains a stigmatized topic. If you’re a leader, you can influence mental health stigma through both policy and cultural change. Reducing mental health stigma is not only the right thing to do,

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    SmallMove NAMIGT Has Moved !

    All meetings will now be held at:

    1010 South Garfield

    Traverse City, MI  49686

    Click here for Nifty Maps Containing Directions and Interior Layout

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    Mental health services in the Grand Traverse County Jail will be expanded to allow for inmates to receive mental health care prior to them being in crisis, possibly as soon as Dec. 1.

    Link

    Zoellner, Alexa.  “Jail Mental Health Services Expanded.”  Traverse City Record Eagle  23 Nov. 2018: 1A.

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    August 24, 2018 | By Keiko Purnell

    My last depressive episode left me completely isolated. I didn’t respond to messages for months. Since I didn’t know how long I would be depressed, answering the question “how are you?” became emotionally draining. Actually, that one question was why I stopped talking to people entirely.

    “How are you?” is such a knee-jerk opening line to a conversation; most of us don’t even realize we’re saying it, or pay much attention to the typical response of,

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    January 31 Kelly Burch

    Many of Christine Walker’s friends are just starting to help their teenage children plan to leave home, whether for a job, college or a gap year. But Walker’s 16-year-old son Schuyler has already lived away from his family for seven years, spending nearly half his life in residential treatment programs and schools for children with severe mental illness.

    “When Schuyler was 7, that was when I had tried absolutely everything — every pill,

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