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"Been There, Done That": The Value of Peer Support

The concept of peer support has been around for decades. We’ve all heard of Alcoholics Anonymous: a group of people with a common struggle, together with a list of steps to guide them in a new direction. It’s become an icon of our society’s approach to combatting alcoholism outside of a professional setting.

Fundamentally, this is peer support.

Artistic Expression Promotes Healing and Recovery at ArtMakers Place

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For many individuals with a serious mental illness, creating art allows them to express a part of themselves that cannot always be put into words. 

Keeping Mental Health Care in the Community and Out of Jail

Eight years ago, roughly 100 active Wyandot Center clients were arrested each month. Today, that number has been cut in half. The reason for that reduction? Community partnerships.

Frank Williams Outreach Center Provides Help and Hope...

How one man disappeared from services, then found a path back to Frank Williams—and recovery

Wyandot Center's SOAR Team Soars!

Wyandot Center's SOAR Team works with clients to navigate the often complicated and difficult maze of completing applications that will help them secure benefits such as housing, medication assistance, and other resources that can aid in their recovery.