In 2012, the 92nd Street Y, in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, created Giving Tuesday as a charitable answer to the Black Friday and Cyber Monday retail shopping days, #GivingTuesday is a worldwide movement to encourage giving and celebrate generosity.
ComWell is offering the lifesaving opioid overdose-reversing medication naloxone (Narcan) at its offices located in Red Bud, Sparta, Chester and Okawville. The lifesaving nasal spray is provided for free. Those interested do not need to make an appointment and no identifying information is needed to receive the medication. Included with each box of Narcan are…
Bauer began her career in March of 1990 at ComWell, at the time Human Service Center, where she was given a temporary position with the task of data entry transferring policy manual material into a word processor. It didn’t take long though for management to realize her capabilities and offered her the full time position of Administrative Technician just three months later.
This reorganization ensures leaders are able to more deeply focus on growth and development, as well as training and supervision among the various programs offered by the agency.
Senator Laura Fine (D-9th District, Glenview), Chair of the Senate Behavioral and Mental Health Committee, convened a subject matter hearing on Friday, October 22, 2021, regarding the ongoing crisis that behavioral healthcare providers are experiencing in retaining and recruiting staff.
Rotarians in Red Bud received a Rotary Foundation grant to support ComWell’s Special Olympic athletes and program, to which the club also contributed to.
Most of us would know how to help if we saw someone having a heart attack—we’d start CPR, or at the very least, call 9-1-1. But too few of us would know how to respond if we saw someone having a panic attack or if we were concerned that a friend or co-worker might be showing signs of alcoholism.
Congressman Bost met with ComWell’s Board of Director’s President David Holder, Randolph County Commissioner Ronnie White and ComWell leadership.
ComWell has achieved national accreditation through the Illinois Council on Accreditation (COA). ComWell is a local non-profit provider of behavioral health, substance use and developmental disability services in Southern Illinois.
Let’s talk goals for 2021! Whether we’re breaking out an unmarked calendar or simply scrolling to the month of January, there is always a sense of new beginnings and fresh starts when we begin the year again on January 1st. We make resolutions, set goals and wait for the clock to strike midnight before we…