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Caring Community

Official blog of Coleman Professional Services

Caring Community is Coleman’s blog that reports on many aspects of the ever-changing world of behavioral health, recovery and social services. They include stories about wellness, support, new insights, what is happening globally, nationally and locally in the communities served by Coleman Professional Services.

What You Need to Know About a Mental Health Crisis

A few months ago, a relative of mine died by suicide. It was a shock to the entire family, who didn’t realize she was going through a crisis. They missed the signs. Had her family and friends known, they could have urged her to get help. Unfortunately, there are many...

Your Mental Health: Online vs. In-Person Help

Do Quizzes, Assessments, and Apps Work?   In this digital age, it seems reasonable that you should be able to turn to your smartphone for answers about your well being. The world-renowned Cleveland Clinic recently partnered with Oscar for 24/7 video care for...

Employee Spotlight is on Sandy Myers

This year, Sandy Myers celebrates her 30th year with Coleman Professional Services. As Nelson Burns and the top management team can endorse, Sandy has been instrumental in the expansion of our behavioral health services, both across the area and the depth of services....

Keep in Tip-Top Mental Shape as Your College Experience Begins

It’s graduation season for high schools and colleges with dreams and trepidations about what’s next is consuming all the new graduates.  It’s a time of stress. For high school graduates, the biggest changes in their lives are on the doorstep. Parents: Imagine you’re...

Embrace Mental Health Awareness Month

Since 1949, NAMI and Mental Health America have celebrated May as the month to raise awareness about the importance of having good mental health. Also, it’s their goal to stop the stigma associated with mental health disorders. From our beginnings in 1978, Coleman...

How will you be remembered?

Do you ever wonder how you will be remembered after you’re gone?  We all do.  It is a normal part of living… and it really is about living.  We want to live our life in a way that will leave a positive feeling in the minds of those who know us and, if we’re lucky, to...

Crisis Care and Kids Who Care in Stark County

April 12, 2019 Each year thousands of people face situations in life which require behavioral health care.  More so than in any time in history, there is less stigma, more recognition and an evolving scope of treatment and therapy to help anyone who suffers....

During National Volunteer Month, We Are Calling You!

March 29, 2019 By Nelson W. Burns, President & CEO, Coleman Professional Services The entire month of April is set aside to encourage and recognize volunteerism throughout our communities. Founded in 1991 as part of President George H.W. Bush’s 1,000 Points of...

Coleman Helps Our Disenfranchised Clients SOAR

March 15, 2019 By Nelson W. Burns, President & CEO, Coleman Professional Services Imagine you have a severe mental illness, medical impairment or co-occurring substance use issue and are at risk of homelessness.  Your illnesses and lack of stable housing make...

The Road to Recovery – Peer Coaching

March 1, 2019 By Nelson W. Burns, President & CEO, Coleman Professional Services One of the biggest struggles for persons with a substance use disorder (SUD) who are on the path to recovery is learning to live life without those substances.  There are so many...