MHCC News

Celebrating Different Kinds of Love on Valentine’s Day

Some people love Valentine’s Day. They use it as a reason to celebrate their partners and revel in the romance of the holiday. They celebrate the feelings the holiday engenders and love the idea of celebrating love. Other people hate Valentine’s Day. They say the holiday can lead to anxiety and depression because it reminds Read More >

Embracing the New

January and the new year can be rough. The joy and bustle of the holidays is over and people may face winters full of cold, dark days. Such darkness may be more than just a lack of outdoor light. It could be emotional darkness as well. People may be experiencing the winter blahs, where weather Read More >

Making and Keeping Resolutions

New year, new you. That’s a common mantra many people adopt at the start of the new year. They hope by making resolutions, they can improve their physical and mental health, boost their careers, nurture their relationships, and make other positive changes in their lives. Making resolutions is easy. Keeping them is hard. But, it Read More >

How to Survive Your Family and the Holidays

Are you dreading your family’s Christmas and New Year’s celebrations? Do you view your upcoming holiday gatherings with anxiety and dread instead of warmth and love? If you do, don’t beat yourself up over these feelings. It’s hard enough to understand and deal with our own emotions. Dealing with the emotions of others can make Read More >

Using Holiday Exercise to Improve Mental Health

The holidays can be an extremely busy part of the year. For many people, their to-do lists seem to grow longer by the day. Adding exercise might seem like yet another item to add to this neverending list. Yet, exercise is also one of the best things a person can do during the holidays (or Read More >

Preserving Your Mental Health During the Holidays

  Cooking, cleaning, shopping, wrapping, attending events, hosting gatherings, and so much more. The holidays are a busy time for many people. Being busy can be fun, but it can be draining. Ask anyone who just found out their office is having a Secret Santa gift exchange the very next day. But, being busy doesn’t Read More >

MHCCI Selects Arin Norris as its Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Mental Health Community Centers, Inc. (MHCCI) has selected Arin K. Norris to be its next Executive Director. Ms. Norris is currently the Program Manager for the guardianship program of Lutheran Services Florida in Sarasota. Prior to moving to Sarasota in 2017, she was Executive Director of the Guardianship Services of Southwestern Indiana and, Read More >

MHCCI wins 2018 Recognition of Excellence in Wellness!

SAMHSA’s Program to Achieve Wellness is pleased to announce and congratulate the winners of the 2018 Recognition of Excellence in Wellness! The Recognition of Excellence in Wellness acknowledges organizations and communities for their exemplary wellness efforts. This year’s winners were selected by a committee of national experts for their meaningful work to improve health outcomes Read More >

Here’s an example of true member-driven support

Here’s an example of true member-driven support at MHCCI Wellness Centers:  “Member Group Leader presents certificates after sessions’ completion”!

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

View the videos below to see what Mental Health Recovery looks like! Support Starts Here.

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