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The Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan is the go-to source for mental health awareness and education. Our mission is to create communities that have good mental health by inspiring people to recognize, understand, accept, and take action.
Our leading program:
be nice. is a mental health education program for schools, businesses, faith congregations, and communities. The be nice. Action Plan to notice, invite, challenge and empower is proven to change, improve, and save lives. Learn more by Taking the Pledge on www.benice.org.
Intermountain Therapy Animals (ITA) is a human service organization, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, headquartered in Utah, that brings the gift of animal companionship and interaction to people in need. Our mission is to enhance quality of life through the human/animal bond. Our volunteers (people and their own pets) make regular visits to those who are physically or developmentally disabled, emotionally or psychologically impaired, lonely or suffering from depression. All services are free of charge to both client and facility.
ITA therapy animals and their handlers are screened, trained, licensed and insured to participate in animal-assisted interactions (AAI), which may be either animal-assisted activities (AAA) or animal-assisted therapy (AAT). Successful teams have completed both health and temperament screening and volunteer training.
Serving our communities since 1993, we are one of the largest groups of our kind in the United States, with more than 350 volunteer teams doing animal-assisted therapy at more than 100 hospitals, counseling centers, nursing facilities, detention homes, extended care centers, and schools. Chapters of ITA now thrive in Montana, Idaho, Nevada, and Kentucky. We also have affiliated colleague groups in 13 additional states.
We are also the founders of Reading Education Assistance Dogs® (R.E.A.D.®), a literacy support program to foster in children the love of books and the reading environment. R.E.A.D. has spread throughout all 50 of the United States and at least 15 other countries since we launched it in 1999.
SHARE is a nationwide community that brings support, information and the benefit of experience to women diagnosed with breast and ovarian cancers and their caregivers. All of our services are free of charge and include helplines, support groups, and educational programs and webinars. Visit us at www.sharecancersupport.org
The mission of Lucy’s Love Bus™ is to improve quality of life for children with cancer and life-threatening illness, to support their families, and to mobilize the next generation of cancer activists. Lucy's Love Bus pays for integrative therapies for children with cancer in New England, and holds programs and workshops in Amesbury, MA open to the families of children with cancer, life-threatening illness, or chronic medical conditions not developmental in nature.
The Star Legacy Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to reducing pregnancy loss and neonatal death and improving care for families who experience such tragedies. We are a community of families, health professionals, researchers, policy makers, and individuals dedicated to helping every pregnancy have a happy ending.
The U.S. Pain Foundation is the leading advocacy organization for people with pain. Its mission is to empower, educate, connect, and advocate for individuals living with chronic illness that causes pain, as well as their caregivers and clinicians. Through multiple programs and services, the U.S. Pain Foundation works to enhance the quality of life for people with pain, improve patient outcomes, address access and affordability issues, and increase public
awareness and empathy for the issue of pain. The U.S. Pain Foundation is an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.
Soaring Spirits has one goal; to connect widowed people with each other.
As an organization, our leaders have personally experienced the power of the words, “Me, too.” We have felt the relief of being understood by another widowed person. We have laughed, and cried, with our widowed community. We have witnessed the transformation that having access to hope makes for someone whose life has been altered by death.
Through our unique programs, we prove to widowed people, from all walks of life, that they are not alone. Our innovative, life-affirming events, groups, and on-line programs provide vital access to hope for widowed people everywhere; hope for the moment, as well as hope for the future.
The Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) expands opportunities for employment, independent life and economic self-sufficiency by helping Oklahomans with disabilities bridge barriers to success in the workplace, school and at home.
To connect to the DRS office in your area call 800.487.4042 or visit our Office Locator page.
Youth Mental Health Canada is a grassroots, youth-driven and led non-profit organization focused on education, advocacy and filmmaking for youth mental health change.
We advocate for greater funding of publicly funded, culturally sensitive, needs-based, innovative supports and services in healthcare and education.
We believe that mental health and physical health should be valued equally. We need immediate and effective responses to mental health issues and crises. Waiting one year to access therapy, have a psychological-educational assessment and/or participate in in-patient or out-patient programs needs to change. We know what works for youth with mental health disabilities in the school system and we strongly advocate for suicide prevention strategies that demonstrate the value we place on the lives of all youth in Canada.
We share international best practice and evidence-based news and information on youth mental health issues.
New LifeStyles is the source for seniors looking for more information on living and care options. New LifeStyles benefits seniors and families by giving everyone one easy place to access information with a click, and we benefit communities by offering nationwide senior living and care print and online advertising (https://www.newlifestyles.com/contact/advertising) options.
New LifeStyles goal is to provide people with everything they need to make an informed, comfortable decision about their own or their loved one's future. In addition, our extensive resources are easily accessible - not only saving people time and money, but also reducing the frustration of trying to find information from multiple sources, agencies, or organizations. For those looking for an Assisted Living or Independent Retirement Community, Nursing Home, Alzheimer's Care, Home Care, Hospice Care, or other senior product or senior service, New LifeStyles Online is here to help.
New LifeStyles Mission Statement
New LifeStyles will be "The Source for Seniors", providing comprehensive, quality information on senior residences and care options. This information will be available, free to all that need it. We will lead the market by maximizing quality and advertising exposure for our partners.
New LifeStyles Company Core Values
We will provide an enjoyable working environment where individual's ideas and concerns will be heard and respected. The environment will be teamwork oriented. We will continually provide resources for the development of all employees.
We will provide the highest-quality products and services to our partners while operating ethically with all companies and individuals.
We will invest wisely in the future, looking for opportunities to add products and services that will benefit our partners and New LifeStyles.
New LifeStyles Online went live in 1995 as one of the first senior housing sites on the internet. It is designed for seniors, their families and friends, social workers, case managers, physicians, and anyone else interested in searching one place for nationwide senior living options. New LifeStyles Online houses a database of all state licensed senior communities, home health & hospice agencies nationwide, plus other non-licensed communities and senior products & services. You can view basic information on these companies, contact them through e-mail forms, get more information on them by linking to their sites, take an online tour of communities, download a brochure and more!
New LifeStyles provides senior living guides that are complimentary to the public and distributors. They can be ordered at www.newlifestyles.com or by calling 800-869-9549.