Since 1927 The Center has worked in tandem with the community to create services that most meet the needs of county residents. Operating under the mission to provide high-quality, recovery-oriented, community-based behavioral health services their goal is to bring hope to individuals struggling with their mental well-being, empowering them to build happy, healthy lives.
According to the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the definition of recovery is “a process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed life, and strive to reach their full potential.” By definition, we could surmise that recovery is for everyone.
Loneliness is caused not by being alone, but by being without the types of relationships that bring affection and connection. Loneliness isn’t the same as being alone. You can feel alone in a room full of people if the connection to those people is not significant enough.
In May the U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy released an advisory calling attention to the public health crisis of loneliness, isolation, and lack of connection in our country.
One constant thing in life is change. For some, change is exciting and anticipated; for others, change is something to tackle with some apprehension. For many, the knowledge and acceptance that something needs to change comes far before an action is done to change it.