FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 15, 2022 Contact: Brittany Riggins, Communications Specialist, ComWell Phone Number: 618-282-6233 X 134 www.comwell.us ComWell was recently awarded one of 26 national Rural Communities Opioid Response Program Behavioral Health Care Support grants funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration. This grant is…
This collaborative solution came after closely monitoring “Access to Care” data that reflected room for improvement of increased access to care by decreasing the wait time for Randolph and Washington County residents to be seen by a psychiatrist.
As the need for mental health and substance misuse services continues to increase, Chester Memorial Hospital and ComWell have worked side-by-side to provide healthcare workers and community members viable solutions that bridge the gaps in healthcare continuum.
This year the State of Illinois invited all agencies across the state to redesign their crisis intervention programs to fit an “anytime, anywhere, and anyone” model.
Friday, September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day, Sunday September 5-11 is National Suicide Prevention Week and the entire month of September is recognized as Suicide Prevention Month. Please join us in our collective effort with other organizations and coalitions around the globe to raise awareness about the actions we can all take to prevent suicide.
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.
It’s common for individuals to not fully understand just how important taking care of their mental health is. Arguable, caring for your mental health is the best thing you can do for yourself, your body, your mind, your productivity and those you love.
May is a time to raise awareness of those living with mental or behavioral health issues and to help reduce the stigma that so many experience.
1. Take a break. 2. Stop shaming yourself for your struggle. It is OK not to be OK. 3. Write down 5 things you are grateful for. 4. Tell a loved one how much they mean to you. 5. Talk about your feelings. 6. Read a self-help book. 7. Eat a nutritious meal. 8. Accept…
ComWell School Counselors advocate for the mental health needs of all students by offering instruction that enhances the awareness of mental health by encouraging social and emotional development. We offer short-term counseling interventions and referrals to community resources for long-term support. Many children and adolescents face mental health challenges that affect their overall academic achievement…