This is My Brave!

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Transition IEP Guided App for Students!

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_text][fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”50%” class=”” id=””]T[/fusion_dropcap]his is a great tool to ready your teen for their transition IEP (Individualized  Education Plan) meeting. Let this app prepare your teen with questions regarding their long term employment goals, education […]

Summit County Non-Profit Provides Support to Participants in the County’s Drug Court Program

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Harvard Business Review – Rewriting Your Company’s Mental Health Policy

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_text]Your employees’ health is rarely as obvious as a broken bone or the flu.  Last year, the National Institute of Mental Health estimated that one in five adults in the U.S. — about 43 million people — […]

When the Body Attacks the Mind

The Atlantic has published the story of Autoimmune Encephalitis survivor Sasha Egger. Sasha and his parents fight to survive a medical system that too often silos psychiatry from neurology. In telling the story of their son Sasha, Daniel and Helen Egger, co-founders of the AE Alliance, tell the story of many AE families. A story of not being believed. A […]

The House of Representatives has passed the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 2646), sponsored by Rep. Tim Murphy, a Pennsylvania Republican

The bill would create an Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders at the Health and Human Services Department and authorize numerous measures in order to expand and improve treatment of mental illness in children and adults. Murphy said the measures, which include training thousands of child psychiatrists and reforming federal grant programs, should make meaningful advances in […]

CONNECT Successfully Raises Mental Health Awareness in May!

In May 2016, CONNECT brought national Mental Health Awareness Month to Summit County, organizing more than 20 panel discussions, talks, school presentations and the ‘Brain Storm’ Film Festival under the banner ‘Connecting Hearts and Minds” throughout the County. Its goals were to educate the community about a wide range of mental health issues and to encourage participation in the community […]

After Two Suicides, Family Hopes the SafeUT Cellphone App will Save Lives

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_text][fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”50%” class=”” id=””]T[/fusion_dropcap]wo years and two days apart, both of the Burningham’s son’s died by suicide. The Burningham family doesn’t want anyone else to experience the loss of a loved one, so they are spreading […]

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