mental illness

7:12 am
Wed January 22, 2014

State lawmakers issue goals for mental illness services

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Bipartisan panel hopes stigma of mental illness can be removed
A bipartisan commission of legislators recommended three goals Tuesday designed to improve help for those suffering from mental illnesses.
6:55 am
Thu November 7, 2013

Kalamazoo authorities review procedures after mentally ill man walks away from residential facility

Lead in text: 
Residents near home raise concerns about lack of information
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- A guy who, as a teen, beat his grandfather to death with a hammer and left his grandmother for dead walks away from his residential foster home in Kalamazoo. Neighbors first learn about the incident --- and the man's past -- from news reports.
Community Healing Centers
7:16 am
Wed June 26, 2013

Community Healing Centers of Kalamazoo seeking $1.5-million through capital campaign

Elizabeth Upjohn Community Healing Center
Credit Community Healing Centers of Kalamazoo


Community Healing Centers CEO Sally Reames says there's "a lot of things that duct tape can no longer hold together." 

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Next to Normal
5:37 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Next to Normal at Farmers Alley Theatre examines issues around mental health

Michelle Duffy and Trey Ellett
Credit Farmers Alley Theatre

This past winter, What A Do Theater in Battle Creek staged the award-winning play Next to Normal. Now Farmers Alley Theatre in Kalamazoo is trying their hand at it with two Broadway actors playing lead roles.

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