Tag Archives: mental health treatment

The Case for Integrated Care: A Patient Perspective

As a guy who visits the doctor as infrequently as possible, I am perhaps not the best choice to author a paper on integrated care from the patient perspective. My last visit to a medical professional was a couple of … Continue reading

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Creating Inclusivity

We at Aspire strive to create a safe and inclusive environment for all marginalized populations while providing a full continuum of services, including behavioral healthcare, substance abuse treatment, HIV care coordination, employment services, and housing services. Specifically, the lesbian, gay, … Continue reading

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Peer Mentoring with Veterans

I started with Aspire Indiana in January of 2014 as the Peer Mentor for the SSVF (Supportive Services for Veterans and Families) program. I cover Madison, Hamilton, Boone, northern Marion, Wayne and Rush Counties. I have many responsibilities such as … Continue reading

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Ten Questions with Brenda Blake

Tell me a little about yourself – your background and your education. I’m from a family of eight children and lived most of my life in a small community. I received a BSW in 1984 from a small private all-women’s … Continue reading

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Ten Questions with Kate Richards

Tell me a little about yourself – your background and your education. I am originally from Ohio and came to Indiana to attend Anderson University where I earned a BA in Sociology in 2009. Shortly, after graduating from AU I … Continue reading

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Ten Questions with Cynthia Wright

Tell me a little about yourself – your background and your education. Being the youngest of five children, I wasn’t sure of my path…I finally decided to go into Social Work…but struggled to find my purpose in the field. I … Continue reading

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Ask a Wraparound Facilitator

What’s the difference between Systems of Care and Wraparound? It seems like the same thing. They can seem like the same thing but they’re not. Systems of Care is a way of providing care. The systems in the community—like the … Continue reading

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