January 8, 2018

2017 In Review: Day One

This week, we’re excited to highlight six posts from Elaine Johnson, the coordinator of LEAP (our Life skills, Education and Arts Program). We asked her to write about her five favorite moments…
November 3, 2017

Roseann Finigan Meisburg Annual Health Fair

On Thursday, November 2, women at Calvary Women’s Services attended the first Roseann Finigan Meisburg Annual Health Fair. Created in honor of Roseann Finigan Meisburg, the fair offered a day of he…
June 15, 2017

Taking a Leading Role on Women’s Homelessne…

Written by Kris Thompson, Executive Director, Calvary Women’s Services On Friday, June 9th, Calvary hosted a meeting of the Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH)* Women’s Task Force. I was…
September 29, 2014

Speak Up, Reach Out

  September is National Recovery Month and this year’s 25th anniversary theme is “Join the Voices for Recovery: Speak Up, Reach Out.” Schwanna Cockerham-Qualls leads individual and group t…
September 3, 2014

Celebrating Recovery this Month...and Every D…

National Recovery Month celebrates its 25th anniversary this month. Organized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), this year’s National Recovery Month theme is…
May 9, 2014

Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

“That’s another big difference for poor families today. They might have TVs and cell phones, but researchers say they can be more disconnected than ever, from neighbors, work, family, all thos…
December 30, 2011

Friday Round-up: New Year's Edition

 As the temperatures continue to drop, the need for shelter increases: http://bit.ly/rtDDyI  More community mental health centers may be threatened by budget cuts in the coming year: http://nyti.ms…
October 7, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Sunday marked the beginning of Mental Illness Awareness Week. Here’s some interesting research from the National Institute of Mental Health about the global cost of mental illness : http://1.usa.go…
February 1, 2011

The Need for Community-Based Mental Health Se…

You may have noticed that mental illness has been in the news a lot lately. The tragedy in Arizona last month sparked a lot of discussion on the relationship between mental illness and violence. But p…
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