December 10, 2018
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.
September 26, 2018
By Laura Greenstein | Mar. 29, 2017 Together, we are a movement. Our movement explains what it really means to experience mental illness. Our movement shows people experiencing mental illness that they are not alone and there is hope. While it’s a slow process, our movement is becoming louder and more persistent every time a more »
By Ryann Tanap | Mar. 20, 2017 When you hear the phrase “psychotic break,” what comes to mind? Probably nothing good. In everyday conversation, the phrase carries a negative meaning for many because it’s perceived as a harsh and abrupt disconnect or “break” from reality—though it is more accurately described as an episode of psychosis. more »
By Chris Aiken, M.D. | Feb. 06, 2017 “You seem like you’re walking on eggshells,” our family therapist told me with a wise nod. The image of cracked eggs under my bare feet was strangely comforting compared to what our family was really going through. We were living with mental illness, specifically bipolar disorder. Psychiatrists more »
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 more »
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