“Seussical” Service and the Homeless

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Unless someone like youcares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s Not.

A Pay It Forward service club for the homeless was a blog post idea on my mind as I was driving over to the Food and Care Coalition yesterday.  The Pay It Forward service club provides an opportunity for the homeless to work on a project that will benefit others, an opportunity for them to give back and feel needed.  … Read More

When the Holidays Aren’t Merry and Bright…

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The -Good Enough-Holiday Season

Bells ringing, people singing, cookies baking, happiness faking?  Wait, what- faking happiness?  The holidays are supposed to be the merriest time of the year-aren’t they?  Not always and not for everybody.  The holidays can be a stressful time for anybody, and surviving the holiday season when you are struggling with depression or another mental illness can be even more difficult.  … Read More

Provo mental health court provides residents with treatment options

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From the Daily Herald  February 19, 2015 Provo mental health court provides residents with treatment options PROVO — Despite popular belief, there are more options for defendants in court than just guilty and not guilty. In fact, in Provo alone, there are a handful of what are called “problem-solving courts” — court systems set up to provide defendants an opportunity … Read More