mental health

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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How yoga can help with trauma, anxiety, and depression: New class at Wealthy Theatre

by (gladdej3)

Submitted 09-07-2018 under NONPROFITS

What is Yoga? When people think of yoga, they often think of people in a yoga studio moving into challenging positions. Perhaps they think of people sitting in a circle chanting. Yoga can look like this, but it can also be a series of simple...

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Catalyst Radio: Host Jessica Gladden talks mental health education with Be Nice

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-08-2017 under NONPROFITS

Host Jessica Gladden speaks with Kristy Buck from the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan about Be Nice., a mental health education, bully and suicide prevention initiative that creates a positive cultural change through simple daily actions.

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'Healthy U' lecture addresses mental health, aging

by (Covenant Villag...)

Submitted 08-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

“Mental Health & Aging for Smarty’s: Reducing the Stigma” is the topic for the August “Healthy U” lecture on Monday, Aug. 21 at 10 a.m. at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes, a faith-based, not-for-profit,...

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