mental health awareness

Building Collective Power and Going Upstream: Quality of Life in the Heartside/Downtown Neighborhood

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 04-06-2023 under NONPROFITS

“There are many different ways to provide for others, but Quality of Life helps us know what the community actually wants. It helps to empower the people,” says Heartside neighbor Doreen Timmers. Quality of Life is a community-wide...

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Mental Health Awareness and Advocacy Builds in Heartside

by (DwellingPlace)

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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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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Exercise plays an important role in chronic disease prevention

by (GRTV)

Submitted 03-23-2016 under NONPROFITS

With fitness trends like CrossFit and wearable technology like the Fitbit, it’s easier than ever for people to get on (and stay on!) the exercise train. Even so, our dedication to exercise is often tied to losing weight, or getting our "...

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Mental Health issues; Who do we call?

by (Annie)

Submitted 10-02-2014 under OPINION

Do the officers in our community have mandatory training to recognize the difference between a competent violent aggressor and a mentally ill person having an episode? Another lingering question, why in some cases is deadly force used before...

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