With the recent decrease in SNAP benefit funds and the elimination of pandemic-related SNAP Emergency Allotments, many people across the nation are at risk of experiencing food insecurity.
Feeling safe is fundamental to a person's health and wellbeing. Andy finds feeling safe is part of why he participates at the Thomas M. Wernert Center (TMWC).
To increase community education, Thomas M. Wernert Center is now providing the opportunity to have an expert speak to organizations and workplaces.
For Mental Health Month this year, Mental Health America is encouraging individuals to look around and look within.
What's sprouting at TMWC this spring? Gardening club has been working on making our campus beautiful for the warmer weather.
“Mental health awareness helps me recognize the warning signs of a crisis in myself and others,” says Gwen, a TMWC member.
Members of the Thomas M. Wernert Center (TMWC) responded to a negative sign posted outside of the center with sign messages of their own.
Even before you see her, you can hear Beverly’s beautiful voice coming down the hall at the Thomas M. Wernert Center. When you do see Beverly, she is usually wearing a smile that shines bright.
Gwendolyn is someone who enjoys being busy. Alcohol kept her bust for a long time before she realized she had other options. “Today, I have choices,” says Gwen.
Brad found it hard to get out of bed every day due to his anxiety disorder. "I was sad and sleeping a lot," he explains. Brad's caseworker referred him to the Thomas M. Wernert Center (TMWC) to help him get out of the house.
The Expressive Arts program at Thomas M. Wernert Center (TMWC) is usually held in the Frank W. Lynch and Roberta Jane Lynch, MSW Art Studio; however, the creative process often overflows into other areas of campus.May 2022
Monitoring and maintaining you mental health goes hand in hand with ensuring your bodies are well taken care of. Studies show that people living with a mental illness have an increased risk of other conditions as well, including heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes.May 2022
Members and staff at TMWC know first-hand how the power of peer support can affect an individual's recovery journey, but how would you describe 'peer support' to someone who is not familiar with the concept?
As peers who live with a mental illness we understand the degree to which stigma has invaded our lives, much like our diagnosis. They tend to arrive, hand-in-hand, ready to knock us down.
Funders and sponsors are a key part of the powerful community support behind the Thomas M. Wernert Centers. Our sponsors make it possible for TMWC to publish our newsletter, power our website, run our programs and services, and add small touches that help our members feel welcome and special.
Your support provides needed funding so we can provide the peer support services on which our members have come to rely. Thank you!
In the event you experience a mental health emergency at home, contact your Community Mental Health Center, Zepf Center, or 911, and request a Crisis Intervention Trained (CIT) police officer to respond. Community Mental Health Center services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
|Unison Behavioral Health||419-214-HOPE (4673)|
|Zepf Center Crisis Care Services||419-904-CARE (2273)|