Decreasing Healthcare and Mortality Disparities 

Aug 04, 2015
Decreasing Healthcare and Mortality Disparities A study completed in the early part of the millennium found individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness die 25 years earlier than their counterparts. This increased mortality... Read More

Half Full or Half Empty? 

Posted by Kim Meals Aug 04, 2015
Tom Baker, LISW-S, Residential Treatment Specialist Is the glass half full or half empty? In 2014, James began to receive services from Community Support Services. Prior to coming to the agency, James had lived in Asia for more than 30 years... Read More

Trustworthy Again...Henry's Story 

Posted by Kim Meals Jul 07, 2015
For many years, Henry struggled with his mental illness. He shared he didn’t take his medications as prescribed. He mentioned he was always in trouble with the law. He often would use alcohol and marijuana. In 2012, Henry was fighting with law... Read More

Celebrating 10 Years of CET!  

Posted by Jun 01, 2015
Cognitive Enhancement Therapy (CET), an innovative program offered at Community Support Services (CSS) for individuals with schizophrenia and related disorders, promotes brain and social development. This program teaches participants about mental... Read More

2015 Award Winners 

Posted by Kim Meals May 04, 2015
On April 22, 2015, Community Support Services proudly recognized four entities in our community who help to support the mission of the organization. Community Services Award - Akron Barber College, Inc. In 2015, it is expected more than 500... Read More

The Engagement Team: Story of Intervention 

Posted by Apr 27, 2015
By: Ragan Leff, Crisis/Engagement/FACT Supervisor The referral came in an email as it usually does from one of the agency's regional case management teams. She, we will call her Joan, had been a client for years and at times would not keep her... Read More

ADM Recovery Challenge  

Posted by 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 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 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
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