WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) in Lima, Ohio

Introducing WRAP to AAH

WRAP class July 2017 in Lima Ohio

Last week Nancy Montagna taught a two-day “train the trainer” WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) course to 12 Certified Peer Recovery Specialists in Lima, Ohio for Coleman Professional Services in Allen, Auglaize, and Hardin (AAH) Counties in Ohio.

Now these 12 Peer Recovery Specialists will be able to teach the WRAP program to others.

Warren Women’s Connection

Warren Women's Connection speech at DeLucia's Banquet Hall on February 13 2017  About 50 women thereThank you to all who attended the Warren Women’s Connection speech at DeLucia’s Banquet Hall on February 13, 2017.  I’m hoping I made a difference in the lives touched by the 50 women in attendance there.

Role Playing – Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training

October 21 at the Packard Music Hall in Warren, Ohio “Role Play” this morning with Trumbull Counties finest.

Role-playing at the Crisis Intervention Team Training in Warren Ohio Oct 21 2016

Role-playing at the Crisis Intervention Training in Warren Ohio Oct 21 2016

The setting —  I’m playing a manic woman believing that she is Vivian Van Gogh. “Gramps” Vincent is giving me painting instructions from on high. I won’t turn down the loud music that helps me painting.

There was a great turn out of 22 officers graduating from the rigorous week-long CIT* training this time around.

*Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training

Telling the Story of Living with Bipolar Disorder

Telling the story of living with Bipolar Disorder to a group of police officers.

Telling the story of living with Bipolar Disorder to a group of police officers.

August 5, 2016 at Kent State University at Trumbull.

Speaking to a group of police officers at the Kent State University Police Academy Trumbull Campus about mental illness. Telling the story of living with bipolar disorder.

Thanks to Coleman Professional Services and the Trumbull County Mental Health & Recovery Board.