March 16, 2010

Taking Charge of Your Health

Women who are homeless often feel out of control, isolated, and unable to dictate the paths of their own lives. This is especially true when trying to navigate the  myriad  social services  around…
February 16, 2010

Everything you need to know about Domestic Ab…

Many women at Calvary are survivors of abusive relationships, and many women and families become homeless because of domestic violence. In fact, through our Life Skills program we offer classes on hea…
January 5, 2010

Everything you need to know about bipolar dis…

What is bipolar disorder? Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, involving periods of excessive excitability (mania) and periods of depression. These abrupt mood swin…
December 1, 2009

‘Tis the Season for Sobriety

This is a challenging time of year for those who struggle with addiction. Routines are interrupted. There is eggnog at Christmas and champagne at New Years, and let’s not forget the holiday parties/…
November 17, 2009

Everything you need to know about depression…

Continuing the conversation on mental illness, we here at Calvary Comments bring you 4 need-to-know answers on depression, a very common illness, especially as we approach the holiday season. What is…
October 27, 2009

Calvary Holds Women's Health Fair

Blood pressure screening “There was a great feeling in the room. It was wonderful to see all the smiles on the faces of the women,” said Trish, a volunteer at Calvary’s recent Women’s Health F…
October 13, 2009

Everything you need to know about schizophren…

Many of the women at Calvary live with mental illnesses. Today is the first of many blog posts in which we aim to provide you with a better understanding of some common illnesses. First up: Schizophre…
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