Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU Joins National Initiative To Support Student Mental Health

24 Feb , 2021  

Special to 1808Delaware

Ohio Wesleyan University is joining JED Campus in support of student well-being and mental health. The nationwide program, part of The Jed Foundation (JED), is designed to help schools evaluate and strengthen their mental health, substance misuse, and suicide prevention programs and systems.

“Ohio Wesleyan is committed to providing students with access to the counseling and mental health services they need to succeed in the classroom and in life,” said Doug Koyle, OWU’s associate dean for student success. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Program For Parenting Children With Mental Health Needs

7 Sep , 2019  

An upcoming series of sessions offered by the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Delaware & Morrow Counties), beginning later this month, is geared toward those in parenting roles for children and adolescents with mental health conditions.

NAMI Basics is a free, six-session program designed for parents and grandparents with these kinds of issues, including anxiety, ADHD, depression, ODD, etc. The aim is to give those caregivers the information, knowledge and skills they need. More…

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Delaware County

Mental Health And Recovery Services Board Members Sought

25 Apr , 2019  

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is currently seeking three members to appoint to the Delaware-Morrow Mental Health & Recovery Services Board. This Board consists of fourteen (14) members, each of whom serves a four (4) year term. The Board of Commissioners is seeking to appoint two citizen members for terms that would begin July 1, 2019, and expire June 30, 2023, and one to fill an unexpired term ending June 30, 2022 More…

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Life in Delaware County

Free Course Offered For Parents, Caregivers Of Children With Mental Health Conditions

15 Jan , 2019  

The local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is offering a free course for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents with mental health concerns.

NAMI is a national mental health organization whose goal is to provide people living with mental illness and their families with tools and resources to better their lives. Their mission is to educate, advocate, listen, and lead in order to fight stigma and promote understanding of mental health.  More…