Mind Health Blog

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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Portrait of Jenna S

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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graphic of the joint commission's gold seal of approval

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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What happens if Parkinson’s is left untreated?

Parkinson’s Disease and its impact.  As defined by the Mayo Clinic, Parkinson’s Disease is defined as a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement. Parkinson’s disease is measured in different stages in which early signs may be mild, whereas later signs can cause severe impairments in motor, cognitive, and social functioning. Some of the hallmark…

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Portrait of Priscilla Scovic

I’m Joining The Life Skills Village Team!

  Hello! My name is Priscilla Scovic and I have 25 years of experience in the healthcare, wellness, and rehabilitation fields. I received my bachelor of science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. After that, I started my career in Chicago, overseeing a hospital with both corporate and community-based…

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We Are All Heroes: Positive lessons from COVID-19

Dr. Bryan Weinstein talks about two of Summit’s core values. Connecting warmth and dignity to Easter and Passover during the COVID-19 outbreak. Practice mindfulness, because the true heroes are every one of us! We hope you enjoy this video. Stay healthy and stay well.

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How to cope with Anxiety during COVID-19

Due to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many people have experienced heightened feelings of anxiety and distress. Instead of letting these feelings go unresolved or leading to further panic, listen to Dr. Byran Weinstein on how to cope and deal with your anxiety. What are some ways you are dealing with your anxiety?

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