Mind Health Blog

Wild Walk for Mental Health at The Detroit Zoo

This past weekend the staff at Life Skills Village attended the Wild Walk for Mental Health hosted by Words of Hope for Life. The Event:  The walk was a Private Event at the Detroit Zoo featuring a 1.7 mile walk at your own pace, event shirt, music by Coach from Swag Kids Gym, raffle, selfie…

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Dial 988

Beginning on July 16th the new route for calls to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and substance use disorder counselours will be coming from dialing “988”.    Currently the 10 digit number (800) 273-8255 is the 24 hour hotline number. As part of a nationwide initiative to better address those needs without the involvement of…

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What is PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a psychological condition that develops after exposure to traumatic experiences. Oftentimes this condition is thought of in relation to military personnel; however, the impacts of PTSD can reach people in all walks of life. Given the nature of events that occur in our country and world on a daily basis (shootings,…

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