Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Putnam Family And Community Services Focuses On Recovery


For the most part, according to Alison Carroll of Putnam Family and Community Services, people don’t want to see mental illness unless they are directly confronted by the disease. It therefore becomes easier to relegate the problem out of sight – until the mind it begins to come out of is yours. And in Putnam County, the actual numbers might be surprising, according to the Carmel based non-profit.

From severe depression, drug and alcohol rehabilitation and seasonal depression to stress related issues of parenting, relationships, job loss and divorce, says Ms. Carroll, “We see about 10,000 people through the doors of this agency every year.” For those counting, that amounts to 10% of Putnam’s population.

Read more...http://richmonetti.expertscolumn.com/article/putnam-family-and-community-services-focuses-recovery

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