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Mental Health Matters: June is Pride Month

June 21, 2021 | By Alan Neushwander
An estimated 373,000 Michigan residents identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+). As a state, we have made progress to expand equal rights for the LGBTQ+ community and for the first time in history, Governor Whitmer...... READ MORE

A Father’s Love For His Son

June 18, 2021 | By Alan Neushwander
By Gary Boerema. Guest Writer. God looked down on Earth and thought: “I have a child to give” But to the family of this boy It’s love by which he’ll live The love he needs and the love he...... READ MORE

Mental Health Matters: May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 17, 2021 | By Alan Neushwander
This past year presented so many different challenges and obstacles that tested our strength and resiliency. The global pandemic forced us to cope with situations we never even imagined and a lot of us struggled with our mental health...... READ MORE

Help is just a phone call away

July 27, 2020 | By Alan Neushwander
The world is an ever-changing place that can lead to various emotional reactions including stress, anxiety, fear and depression. Whether it’s personal struggles or world events such as COVID-19, political battles, or the recent increase in violence, it’s easy...... READ MORE

Mental Health Matters: Behavioral Health Issues Don’t Discriminate

June 30, 2020 | By Alan Neushwander
By Lisa Williams, PhD Chief Executive Officer West Michigan Community Mental Health (CMH) serves consumers from every ethnic background, race, religion, sexual orientation and gender because we know behavioral health issues don’t discriminate. Unfortunately, as a nation we’ve recently...... READ MORE