By Hannah Green, Crisis Intervention Operations Coordinator May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This is a multi-part blog series about taking care of your mental health. Everyone is adjusting to a new normal. Whether it is venturing out to shop for groceries in person or not wearing a mask while outside with other vaccinated people, […]
What is a mental illness? Mental illnesses are treatable health conditions that can disrupt a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others and daily functioning.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This is part one in a multi-part blog series about taking care of your mental health.
After an intensive search, CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank is pleased to announce Sarah Nelson as its new Executive Director.
In a few short weeks, CommUnity will welcome a new Executive Director and I will hand over the reigns of an organization that has been a true highlight of my career.
CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank has earned International Council for Helplines (ICH) re-accreditation for their Crisis Intervention phone, chat and text helpline services.
CommUnity Mobile Crisis Outreach is a service that provides free crisis counseling to individuals in Iowa. Services are available in Johnson and Iowa Counties. Mobile Crisis counselors respond to mental health emergencies to provide resources and emotional support. We compiled a list of frequently asked questions to explain some of the details of how the […]
By Altahra Ahmed, Quality Assurance & Training Coordinator Women’s History month has been celebrated since 1987 in the United States. This national recognition of women’s contributions started by a week-long celebration of women in March by the Sonoma School District in California in 1978. That lone event spread across the nation and almost a decade […]
March 5-6, 2021, from sundown to sundown is National Day of Unplugging – an event that has been going on for just over a decade. The goal is to promote unplugging yourself from technology for 24 hours in an effort to assist people in recharging their mental, physical, and spiritual batteries.
Executive Director, Becci Reedus is retiring after nearly 13 years at CommUnity. We are collecting well wishes from community members who have had the pleasure of working with Becci over the years. There are three options to submit your farewell. Send a hand-written card to CommUnity at:CommUnity Crisis Services and Food BankAttn: Farewell Becci1121 S. […]