Understanding PTSD

Understanding PTSD

When the word “disability” is mentioned, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) might not readily come to mind. Yet, the American Psychiatric Association reports that PTSD affects an estimated 3.5% of the American population, and people who have PTSD are entitled to...
Spotlight: A Q&A with Harmonia Collaborative Care

Spotlight: A Q&A with Harmonia Collaborative Care

We recently spoke with Valerie Nowack, LMHC, MPA, CEO of Harmonia Collaborative Care about the stigma of mental illness.   Q: Why did your organization become a member of The Anti-Stigma coalition? As an organization serving individuals with mental illness for nearly...
Grief and Loss During COVID-19

Grief and Loss During COVID-19

Steve Biegner, mission pastor at Main Street Ministries: St. Paul’s Campus and executive director of the WNY Impact Foundation, works with individuals who are struggling with grief and loss. According to Biegner, the traditional ways to grieve are unavailable. People...