Foundation 2 is pursuing a more than $3 million renovation of the historic Witwer Building in downtown Cedar Rapids, largely supported by local and state American Rescue Plan funds, to serve as its new headquarters. The move will consolidate five existing Foundation 2 buildings into one hub for training and services.
Articles Tagged: Mental health
Earlier this year, in December and January, five children died by suicide in Polk County. State officials are seeking federal assistance in studying the pattern, but local mental health advocates say the pandemic’s impact on children across Iowans means providers have a lot of ground to cover in order to meet youth health needs.
The phone number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline will be cut to three digits — 988 — starting July 16. Experts in Iowa say the number is an important first step in making mental and behavioral healthcare more accessible, but there are still gaps, especially in the more rural parts of the state.
Community Jun. 13, 2022 6:00 am116d ago
The Social Justice Committee of St. Ludmila Catholic Church is sponsoring a special panel presentation on mental health. "The Mental Health Crisis: On the Margins“ will take place June 21.
Providers at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics have seen a “significant” reduction in the number of patients experiencing mental health crises a year after officials increased the number of behavioral health consultants on its inpatient psychiatric floor.