Understanding the Link Between Mental Health and Addiction
Recently, Dana Poverman, director of Medication Assisted Treatment Programs, talked about the connection between mental health and sustance use.
Howard Center Adopts Enhanced Tobacco-Free Policy
Beginning July 1, Howard Center will implement an enhanced tobacco-free pollcy in keeping with the organization's mission to support client health and wellness and in compliance with new State mandates. Read more . . .
In addition, the organization is reintroducing a Smoking Cessation Guide that was developed by former Howard Center Clinician Anthony Quintiliani, with assitance from others working in the field of mental health and substance use. The guide provides a step-by-step, weekly curriculum for anyone who is leading a smoking-cessation group and includes suggestions for individual and group activities, as well as topics of discussion. The free manual is available to download.
Zoe's Race: Online Registration Now Open
Register now for Zoe's Race, a 1K Fun Run and a 5K Walk/Run. The Race raises money for home accessibility modification projects for Howard Center clients. Now in its seventh year, the Race has raised more than $120,000 and completed 15 construction projects.
Thank you to all our Zoe's Race sponsors. We couldn't do it without you!
Annual Outcomes Report Available
Our Outcomes Report for 2014 highlights our work throughout the last year and helps us to gauge the effectiveness of what we do.
Are people with disabilites and mental health challenges able to live with dignity in settings that they choose? Do our services encourage youth to make healthy decisions which will help them succeed in school and prepare them for adulthood? These are just some of the questions that help guide our work.
View or download our 2014 Outcomes Report.
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