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.
Trauma, in its many shapes and forms, is often caused by a single experience or series of events that leaves the survivor feeling anxious, depressed, shameful, or hypervigilant. The spectrum for what trauma looks like is as wide as it is long, but there are elements that tie all forms of trauma together.
By Hannah Green, Crisis Intervention Operations Coordinator When it comes to celebrating a holiday, we have many traditions that help us promote holiday spirit. Whether it’s watching The Notebook on Valentine’s Day or listening to festive music, our holidays are defined by how we celebrate them. It’s easy to tell someone to walk the plank […]
It’s almost Valentine’s Day, a holiday that can bring up both comfortable and uncomfortable emotions depending on your situation. Loneliness is absolutely a normal and understandable feeling to experience during this time, whether it’s because of your relationship status or the number of friends in your life.
Organizing a food drive at your office, school, or church is probably easier than you think —CommUnity has online resources to help you get started.