Getting The Most Out of Therapy

Getting The Most Out of Therapy

By Emily Talbott, LISW-S, Clinical Social Worker Whether you’re brand new to therapy, returning after a long break, starting with a new therapist, or are in the middle of ongoing therapy, there are some things that you can do to get the most out of your time in...

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Loss, Life & Panera Mac and Cheese

Loss, Life & Panera Mac and Cheese

By Haley Barker (from her blog at https://hay0710.wordpress.com)  I was working a virtual event a couple of Saturdays ago, sitting in my office at a job I truly love. Because it was an all day event and on the weekend they were providing lunch. It was Panera. I had...

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Finding The Right Psychiatrist

Finding The Right Psychiatrist

By Johanna Wilson, MD Finding a clinician you can trust is often difficult for those who are struggling emotionally. These tips may make it easier to decide. Welcome to Hope419 where we promote hope and balance for you to achieve your best life. Everyone has the power...

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A Holiday Wish and Decision to Reach Out For Help

A Holiday Wish and Decision to Reach Out For Help

Dear Heck/Leedy Family,  Some of you know me while others of you may not.  I was friends with the Heck family growing up, and came to know of the Leedy family while attending Lexington High School. Please allow me to start my extending my long overdue, sincerest...

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Mathew Shares His Story to Raise Awareness and Break Stigma

Mathew Shares His Story to Raise Awareness and Break Stigma

I have struggled and battled depression and anxiety since I was a teenager. I have reached a point in my life now that I finally feel safe to speak and tell my story. The purpose of this piece IS to draw attention – to draw attention and create awareness for an illness that affects many people around us. While some people do open up and tell their story, there are still many people who have sat in silence and will continue to sit in silence for a fear of judgement and a fear of being treated differently. A mental illness does not have a physical feature. It does not show on the outside of a person. Because of that, some people are really good at hiding the darkness they feel.

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A 33 Forever Friend Shares Her Story

A 33 Forever Friend Shares Her Story

My name is Melinda and I have struggled with anxiety and depression most of my adult life. I have a similar past of medications, hospitalization and treatment. The fact that I am here today is because someone grabbed me from running into 4 lanes of traffic and because...

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Founders of 33 Forever appointed to state boards

Founders of 33 Forever appointed to state boards

Donna Heck and Jeff Heck, of the Mansfield-based mental health nonprofit 33 Forever Inc., have been named to statewide boards supporting mental health issues in Ohio.

Donna Heck, 33 Forever’s president, has been named to the board of directors of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Ohio.

Jeff Heck, 33 Forever’s board chair, was recently selected to the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation Board.

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The Spark, Vol. 3

The Spark, Vol. 3

THE SPARK Volume 3, February 2021 THANK YOU! This Newsletter is for our friends and supporters. We appreciate your ongoing interest and support and hope you enjoy this latest issue of The Spark. We have much to report in the areas of our mission and will have even...

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