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Federal Grant Offers Independent Living in TC

TV 9 & 10: http://www.9and10news.com/Category/Story/?id=279074&cID=1 (See Pat Hess interview) A federal grant will soon offer affordable and independent living for some in Traverse City. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently awarded a $60,000 grant to the city housing commission. It will be used to offer about 10 vouchers to the non-elderly within 50 […]

Grand Traverse Insider: Take ‘The Human Journey’

By Kristine Morris, Contributing Writer – The 4th Annual “Art of Recovery: The Human Journey” exhibit, sponsored by Northern Lakes Community Mental Health (NLCMH), and hosted by the Inside Out Gallery, will once again provide a powerful demonstration of how artistic expression can aid in the recovery process. The exhibit had its opening reception last […]

Grand Traverse Insider: Breaking the Stigma, Free screening of ‘Proof’ seeks to raise awareness of mental illness

By Kristine Morris, Contributing Writer – To reveal what it can be like to live with mental illness and highlight area resources for the mentally ill, NLCMHA and The Bay Theatre in Suttons Bay are sponsoring a free showing of the movie, “Proof,” starring award-winning actors Gwyneth Paltrow, Anthony Hopkins and Jake Gyllenhaal, followed by […]

Traverse City Record Eagle: Soloist Movie, Panel at State Theatre

Read the full article here. Next Monday evening Ernie Reynolds will join mental health and human service professionals on a panel convened after a free showing of the movie “The Soloist” at the Traverse City State Theatre. The feature-length drama stars Robert Downey Jr. and Jamie Foxx relating a true story that raises issues of […]

Cadillac News: “Walking to raise awareness”

By Rick Charmoli and Mardi Suhs  Full Article Here Forty-four people have died by suicide in Wexford and Missaukee counties since 2004, including four during this current year, according to Wexford County Medical Examiner Dr. Fred Wreford. The highest years were 2004 and 2006 each with 11, and according to Northern Lake Community Mental Health […]

Traverse City Record Eagle: “Film hopes to break through stigma”

BY VANESSA MCCRAY, TRAVERSE CITY — A film chronicling a local agency’s efforts to shatter stigmas associated with mental illness received out-of-state attention. “To See What I See: The Stigma of Mental Illness” details the Stigma Busters project of Northern Lakes Community Mental Health. The film was shown Sunday at the 6th Annual New York City […]