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ADM Recovery Challenge  

Posted by Cassie Di'Antonio Apr 13, 2015
The road to recovery is not always an easy one, and that is why the Summit County ADM board is challenging you to join in this years Subway Series 5K obstacle course. Filled with running/walking, climbing, crawling, balancing, and maneuvering your... Read More
 

Fostering the Creative Spirit 

Posted by Kim Meals Apr 07, 2015
Walking through the halls of Community Support Services, you will note many paintings, drawings, and other art completed by clients of the agency. In an effort to foster the creative spirit in the organization while also providing another avenue of... Read More
 

The Road to Indepedence 

Posted by Cassie Di'Antonio Apr 01, 2015
Clients of Community Support Services (CSS) all have a different story to tell. One client of CSS who has been with the agency for about 4 years, decided to share some of her story. When Elizabeth first came to Akron from Cincinnati, she was... Read More
 

Supported Employment Success  

Posted by Cassie Di'Antonio Mar 30, 2015
Community Support Services (CSS) provides supported employment services to individuals who have expressed a desire to work and can benefit from job placement assistance and job supports. Supported employment (SE) is an evidence-based practice that... Read More
 

Someone From Maintenance, Please Call Extension 123 

Posted by Cassie Di'Antonio Feb 25, 2015
“Someone from Maintenance, please call extension 123.” These are familiar words that are heard daily over the intercom in our buildings, but just who are these mystery “maintenance personnel?” With five CSS buildings to maintain and issues to... Read More
 

Client Success 

Posted by Cassie Di'Antonio Feb 25, 2015
An important part of helping those who deal with severe and persistent mental illness is understanding and listening to the things they have been through in their life and working to help them succeed. Each client has their own story and many are... Read More
 

The Right Support  

Posted by Cassie Di'Antonio Feb 25, 2015
Since 1988, Community Support Services (CSS) has been offering clients comprehensive behavioral health care for severe and persistent mental illnesses. Some clients have been with the agency since the doors opened in the late 80s. CSS has assisted... Read More
 

The Intake Process  

Posted by Cassie Di'Antonio Jan 26, 2015
By: Ashley Covey, Assessment Supervisor Most clients referred to Community Support Services begin the process at Adult Mental Health Admissions, the collaborative intake process between the agency and Portage Path Behavioral Health. Once an... Read More
 

Finally a Place to Call Home  

Posted by Cassie Di'Antonio Jan 26, 2015
By: Tim Edgar, MSW, LISW-S, Homeless Outreach Supervisor Community Support Services’ Homeless Outreach Team first met George at the state hospital following an involuntary hospitalization for tactile hallucinations and bizarre behavior. Even... Read More
 

Embracing Recovery: Residential Treatment Services 

Jan 06, 2015
By: Tom Baker, LISW-S, Residential Services Specialist One of the most rewarding aspects of working at Community Support Services and specifically being part of the Residential Services team is the opportunity to meet such a diverse group of... Read More
 
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