mental illness http://wmuk.org en WSW: Help is Available for Veterans in Kalamazoo County http://wmuk.org/post/wsw-help-available-veterans-kalamazoo-county <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development estimates that more than 57,000 veterans are homeless on any given night in the United States.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 00:42:50 +0000 Gordon Evans 13979 at http://wmuk.org WSW: Help is Available for Veterans in Kalamazoo County WSW: Veterans and Mental Illness http://wmuk.org/post/wsw-veterans-and-mental-illness <p></p><p></p><p>The <a href="http://www.nami.org/Template.cfm?Section=Mental_Illnesses1&amp;Template=/TaggedPage/TaggedPageDisplay.cfm&amp;TPLID=85&amp;ContentID=52918">National Alliance on Mental Illness</a> reports that more than 100,00 veterans have sought treatment for mental illness since the war in Afghanistan started in 2001.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 00:41:03 +0000 Gordon Evans 13968 at http://wmuk.org WSW: Veterans and Mental Illness WSW: A Veteran Looking to Help Homeless in Portland, Maine http://wmuk.org/post/wsw-veteran-looking-help-homeless-portland-maine <p></p><p></p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;(This story has been updated.)&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p><p>In Portland, Maine a veteran spends his nights trying to find the city's homeless, so he can help. Kalamazoo reporter and&nbsp;WMUK Correspondent Chris Killian followed along.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 20:30:17 +0000 Gordon Evans & Chris Killian 13967 at http://wmuk.org WSW: A Veteran Looking to Help Homeless in Portland, Maine Community Healing Centers of Kalamazoo seeking $1.5-million through capital campaign http://wmuk.org/post/community-healing-centers-kalamazoo-seeking-15-million-through-capital-campaign <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.communityhealingcenter.org/">Community Healing Centers</a> CEO Sally Reames says there's "a lot of things that duct tape can no longer hold together."&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 11:16:57 +0000 Gordon Evans 6489 at http://wmuk.org Community Healing Centers of Kalamazoo seeking $1.5-million through capital campaign Next to Normal at Farmers Alley Theatre examines issues around mental health http://wmuk.org/post/next-normal-farmers-alley-theatre-examines-issues-around-mental-health <p></p><p>This past winter, What A Do Theater in Battle Creek staged the award-winning play Next to Normal. Now <a href="http://www.farmersalleytheatre.com/">Farmers Alley Theatre</a> in Kalamazoo is trying their hand at it <a href="http://www.farmersalleytheatre.com/current-season/next-to-normal">with two Broadway actors playing lead roles</a>.</p><p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 21:37:58 +0000 Gordon Evans 6212 at http://wmuk.org Next to Normal at Farmers Alley Theatre examines issues around mental health