Mind Health Blog

Former NFL WR Charles Johnson- Taking a Deeper Dive into Mental Health Awareness

This past tuesday we learned of the Death By Suicide of Former NFL Wide Receiver Charles Johnson after the North Carolina Medical Examiners office confirmed a suicide from overdose. Johnson was found dead in a hotel room in Raleigh after his wife had reported him missing. Officers responded to a welfare check after Johnson had…

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CMSA: KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS AND COURSES OF CARE

This October 26th Life Skills Village will be attending the Case Management Society of America’s for the Detroit Chapters; half day Knee Osteoarthritis Risk Factors and Courses of Care   This event primarily will focus on how Knee Osteoarthritis is the most prevalent joint disease and a leading source of chronic pain and disability in…

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Domestic Violence Awareness : Psychological Impact and Resources

October is ‘Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM)’. Nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the U.S. On a typical day, there are more than 200,000 calls to domestic violence hotlines nationwide. Domestic violence is not exclusively physical. Psychological abuse increases the trauma of physical and sexual abuse. 7 out…

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Employee Spotlight

What is the number one motivating factor for you and the work you do every day?    The number one motivating factor for me is knowing that I’m truly helping to make a difference in peoples’ lives.  It is great to see the adults that I work with achieve their personal goals and amazing to…

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11 Years Of Healing and Treatment…And we’re just getting started

This past month marked the 11 year anniversary of our journey as Life Skills Village. With 11 years in business we have served three thousand and twenty six (3,026) patients in that time and as we have said before and we will say it again, we are just getting started..   Initially founded to help…

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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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Local Donates a Theracycle to Life Skills Village to Treat those with Parkinson’s Disease

A few months ago a local community member; Judith Gardner reached out to us to offer up the use of their Thera-cycle. A cycle used specifically to help those with Parkinson’s. We are beyond grateful of her donation and gift to the community:)     Here is what Judith had to say while paraphrasing without…

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CMSA DETROIT- HONORING DIVERSITY: INCLUSION ACROSS THE CONTINUUM

This May 19th Life Skills Village will be attending the Case Management Society of America’s for the Detroit Chapters; half day Honoring Diversity: Inclusion Across The Continuum.   This event primarily will focus on Values of Diversity, equity, ethics and implicit bias and how they all have a powerful influence on case managers ability to…

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But, they can play at home? The importance of Play-Based Interventions in Speech Therapy

    When preparing for a speech therapy session with a pediatric client, often the first question is; “what toys and games could I incorporate?’ Looking In It’s not uncommon for parents to look in on their child’s session and see what looks like their child “just playing,”. However, we know through evidenced based research,…

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Life Skills Village has earned the Gold Seal of approval from The Joint Commission

What does this mean for Life Skills Village? Life Skills Village is proud to offer rehabilitation and mental health services in a top accredited facility.  Being accredited by The Joint Commission means we operate with top standards and are committed to the highest excellence of treatment and services.   What Is The Joint Commission (TCJ)? The Joint Commission,…

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