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Portage County Knights of Columbus Impacts Coleman Pregnancy Center Posted 5/17/2019 - Portage County For over ten years, the Knights of Columbus of Portage County has led in fundraising efforts supporting Coleman Pregnancy Center. This is truly a labor of love. With true compassion, the Knights of Columbus of Portage County have helped so many mothers and babies receive maternal support, counseling, diapers, clothing, formula and other essentials that can become daunting expenses for a new mom. Over the past 10 years, the Knights have held annual fundraisers that have raised over $75,000 which has gone directly to care for new mothers and their babies. The need for this care continues to grow in our community and Coleman Pregnancy Center will continue to provide this care regardless of the mother’s ability to pay. Learn More Comedy Night Coming to St. Florian Hall Posted 5/15/2019 - Jefferson County Pittsburgh-based Slapstick Production Comedians is coming to Jefferson County for the 2nd Annual Comedy Night benefitting Coleman Professional Services. They will be performing Saturday, August 17th at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville to help raise money to respond to the growing need for immediate access to mental health, addiction and housing services in Jefferson County provided by Coleman. Learn More Coleman Welcomes Hattie Tracy Posted 5/6/2019 - all Coleman Professional Services welcomes Hattie M. Tracy as Senior Vice President of Clinical Services. Ms. Tracy will be replacing Sandy Myers, who is retiring as of June 30, 2019, after over 30 years of service at Coleman. Coleman CEO Nelson Burns said, “I am excited to have Hattie on board. She brings expertise from her education and her work experience that fits well with Coleman’s needs, vision, and mission.” Burns continued, “In order to provide the best possible transition, she will work with current Senior Vice President, Sandy Myers until Sandy’s retirement at the end of June. Sandy has worked with me most of my career and has helped shape Coleman’s culture of taking care of our clients and their diverse needs rather than isolating them into different silos. Ms. Tracy’s passion for community mental health and bringing cutting edge and evidence-based programming to individuals with mental illness so they can reach their fullest potential makes her a great fit.” Learn More Knights of Columbus of Portage County Impacting Coleman Pregnancy Center Posted 2/13/2019 - Portage County For over ten years, the Knights of Columbus of Portage County have led fundraising efforts supporting Coleman Pregnancy Center. This is truly a labor of love. With true compassion, the Knights have helped many mothers and babies receive maternal support, counseling, diapers, clothing, formula and other essentials that can become daunting expenses for new moms. During that time, the Knights have held annual fundraisers that have raised several tens of thousands of dollars which have gone directly to caring for new mothers and their babies. The need for this care continues to grow in our community and the Coleman Pregnancy Center will continue to provide this care regardless of the mother’s ability to pay. Learn More Local churches and organizations provide free food and shelter Posted 1/29/2019 - Allen, Auglaize, and Hardin By: Lima News, Camri Nelson
As the temperatures in Allen County continue to drop, several churches and organizations are doing all that they can to keep those in need warm.
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Coleman Endowment to Honor Michael A. Schoenhofer Posted 1/18/2019 - Allen, Auglaize, and Hardin LIMA, Ohio (January 17, 2019) Coleman Professional Services CEO Nelson Burns and his wife Suzanne have issued a community challenge to fund an endowment in honor of Michael Schoenhofer’s years of service as Executive Director of the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Allen, Auglaize and Hardin Counties. The Burns have pledged $10,000 and will match donations dollar-for-dollar to raise $20,000 to seed the Michael A. Schoenhofer Fund for Coleman Professional Services. Learn More Holidays aggravate mental health conditions Posted 1/3/2019 - Jefferson Published by: The Herald Star
Written by: Amy Neeley
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 64 percent of people with mental health issues reported holidays make their conditions worse. NAMI surveyed those suffering from a diagnosed mental illness leading up to the holiday season. Of those responding, 24 percent said the holidays made their conditions “a lot worse” and 40 percent said it was “somewhat worse.”
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Behavioral health options studied Posted 10/2/2018 - Stark Published by The Alliance Review
October 2, 2018
Leaders of local mental health treatment programs say Aultman Hospital’s decision to close its psychiatric unit creates a gap in the behavioral health care available in the community.
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Right at Home set for Saturday Posted 9/7/2018 - Portage County Preparations for the milestone 30th annual Right at Home benefit supporting Coleman Professional Services are being completed by a committee of community volunteers. The event raises funds and awareness for the Coleman mission of improving the lives of people they serve, regardless of their ability to pay. Learn More Changing Seasons displays Faces of Recovery Posted 7/11/2018 - Allen Published by: Hometown Stations, Katie Honigford, Anchor
A division of Coleman Professional Services is displaying tales of recovery at the Lima Public Library.
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