We know that these are scary and uncertain times. At CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank, we hear every day from people in our community how the COVID-19 virus is causing upheaval in their lives. It’s a lot to deal with. We want you to know that we’re here to help.
Beyond celebrating the release of his new album, local musician Anthony Worden decided to make his album release show an opportunity to support his community. Worden has been a volunteer with CommUnity Food Bank for nearly a year, and he announced that he will be collecting donations at his upcoming performance after witnessing a recent decrease in food donations coming in.
Due to a recent suicide death that impacted many young people and families in our community, we want to share the resources we offer to support those affected by this loss.
To say that Kaleigh is busy is an understatement. Not only does she have a full class schedule at the University of Iowa where she studies Biomedical Engineering on a […]
Gary first came to CommUnity after finding himself stranded in a new city. With no transportation and all of his family 200 miles away in another state, he didn’t know […]
How Training Can Prevent Farmer Suicide It’s no secret the agricultural industry is experiencing turmoil right now, but, according to one local farmer, we might be facing a farm crisis […]
The results of the 2018 Iowa Youth Survey have recently come out, and we are seeing that the rate of thought of suicide in young people continues to rise. Nationally, surveys show that among teenagers, 3 out of 20 students has thought about suicide in the last year. The results of the 2018 Iowa Youth Survey show that a high number of those young people in Iowa have even gone so far as to make a plan for suicide.
The Crisis Center of Johnson County is changing its name to CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank to better reflect its services and those it serves. Iowa City, IA – […]
Teague started to isolate himself down in the basement of his home. First, he was unable to eat or sleep, then just living became even more difficult. He started losing weight and he even went without sleeping for nine days straight.
He began to dream of jumping off a bridge, feeling that it would be “easier to be gone than to be a failure.” That’s when Teague called The Crisis Center’s crisis line for the first time.