mental health

Community Updates: Friday, July 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-01-2022 under NEWS

Together West Michigan Rallies the City for Change On Thursday, June 30, hundreds of people marched to, and gathered within, Westminster Presbyterian Church -- hoping to bring significant change to Grand Rapids and amplify the community's voice. The...

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Community updates: Friday, March 19

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-19-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids’ city income tax deadline extended to June 1 The due date for Grand Rapids taxpayers to file city income tax returns has been delayed until June 1, the City of Grand Rapids announced Thursday. Extension of the deadline marks the...

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Mental health disorders and stigma: Crossing the bridge to treatment

by (Rohita)

Submitted 03-03-2021 under OPINION

Mental health stigma is prevalent in our society and can prevent people from seeking treatment and help. This stigma can make people afraid to discuss their own mental health issues because these topics can be  neglected or frowned upon by...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Nov. 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-03-2020 under NEWS

Election Day voting ends in Kent County with absentee ballots returned for nearly half of its registered voters Election Day voting has ended in Kent County as of 8pm, with a county official reporting minimal wait times across many polling places,...

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Heartside Neighbors Take Aim at Self Care, Mental Health

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 11-03-2020 under NONPROFITS

"It gives a sense of hope, and feeling that there is a community here that has your back. Reminding us that we are one,” says Kim Van Driel, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc.'s Director of Public Space Management. She's referring to a...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Sept. 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-15-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Library celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with virtual events The Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL) is launching an online series of free educational and entertainment events this month celebrating Hispanic heritage and Grand...

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Community updates: Monday, July 20

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-20-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids leaders propose expanded mental health partnerships with police The City of Grand Rapids intends to expand partnerships between mental health professionals and the Grand Rapids Police Department (GRPD), it announced Monday. Within the...

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Mental Health Awareness and Advocacy Builds in Heartside

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 08-27-2019 under NONPROFITS

“ Learn. Learn, learn, the symptoms, learn how to help the person to work through their recovery,” advises Doreen Timmers, a Heartside resident and mental health advocate. Timmers sees a healthy community as one where residents are...

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GVSU student shares story of mental health to raise awareness

by (lucas_saye)

Submitted 12-19-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

What happens when a lifetime’s worth of tragedy is forced into that of a 22-year-old?  I interviewed a Grand Valley State University student who wishes to remain anonymous and to only be referred to with the pronouns she/her. To...

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Catalyst Radio: Anxiety Resource Center

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-14-2018 under NONPROFITS

Host Jessica Young welcomes Suzette Andres and Jennifer Hienskill of Anxiety Resource Center located in downtown Grand Rapids. Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center. The program is a feature of...

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