2012-04-12 / Outdoors

Great Lakes Recovery Centers is topic at monthly Community Connection meeting on Monday night

The Schoolcraft County Coalition For Safe And Stable Housing’s monthly Community Connection Meeting will be held on April 16, at 6 p.m. at the Manistique Public Library.

Mary Jenerou, Prevention Specialist, will provide information about the Great Lakes Recovery Centers (GLRC).

GLRC, Inc. helps individuals, families and communities create healthier and more fulfilling lives. GLRC offers a “one-stop” approach to the delivery of the mental health and behavioral services clients need.

Since 1983, GLRC, Inc. has helped thousands of people begin their own path to recovery. On any given day, they assist hundreds of people in Michigan and Wisconsin as they move towards a brighter future.

GLRC strive to provide services to all who need them, regardless of an individual’s financial resources or life circumstances.

GLRC administers the following components: behavioral health services including, adolescent assessment and treatment, couples and family therapy, individual therapy, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), psychological assessment and testing, mental health consultation, pre-surgical assessment, educational assessment and testing, forensic assessment, sex offender assessment and treatment and specialized therapy groups.

Substance abuse services include: residential treatment for adults, youth (12-17) and woman with dependent children, intensive outpatient services, substance abuse and dependence assessment, individual and group therapy, women and family services, educational groups, Department of Motor Vehicles assessment, court assessment and prevention programming.

GLRC also provides substance abuse treatment to incarcerated prisoners and assists recentlyreleased inmates. They are an active partner in the MPRI Program (Michigan Prisoner Re-Entry Initiative), an innovative approach to creating safer neighborhoods and better citizens by delivering crucial re-entry services.

For more information about the Community Connection forum meetings, call Nancy Demers at 341-5451. Ferris dean’s list

Ferris State University has announced the names of students who earned a place on the academic honors list for the semester that ended in December.

Among those making the list were two students from the local area: Danielle Reid and Jessica Rochefort of Manistique.

To be eligible for academic honors, FSU students must achieve a grade point average of at least 3.5 while enrolled in at least 12 credit hours at the 100 level or higher.

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