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Identifying And Treating Complicated Grief

Monday, January 11, 2021

Persons with serious mental illness are at high risk of complicated grieving because they lose many peers to illness and suicides, have fewer support resources, and depleted coping skills.

In addition, though increasingly trauma aware, providers may not be grief-oriented. Insufficient attention to the bereavement and grief of patients causes some to become disenfranchised grievers which impairs their recovery prospects.

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Carol's Place Residents Will Appreciate Your Support

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

MCES has done its best to manage the challenges of 2020. We have kept exposure to COVID-19 to a minimum. We have drawn on all available sources to offset our lower census and additional costs. However, we now have fewer resources available for items needed by patients who are not covered by insurance.

Carol's Place, our crisis residential program, is an example. It offers recovery-oriented care in a homelike setting. It is "Where Hope Grows." But most of those it serves do not come from home and arrive with few belongings.

We supply most of the over 300 residents served annually with pajamas, bathrobes, slippers and other personal articles, which most lack, or they make do with hospital gowns and flip-flops from recent inpatient stays.

Please keep Carol's Place residents in mind as you make charitable contributions. A tax-deductible donation in any amount will be appreciated. Thank you.

Click here to make a difference by making a tax-deductible contribution to help those in need.

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Thank You

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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Suicide Prevention