How the Covid Vaccine Impacts the SMI Community (ft. Dr.Pickar)
Published on February 15th, 2021
You may be wondering what a diagnosis of a severe mental illness has to do with COVID-19. The JAMA study goes on to state that, “Aside from the significant barriers to medical treatment this population faces, one hypothesis is that the biological factors related to schizophrenia could increase mortality risk.
Client-Centered, Team-Guided Spotlight: Dianne
Published on January 18th, 2021
This month’s blog post features Supported Living Community member Dianne. Learn more about Dianne’s 9 year journey at Help in the Home and how our team has supported her every step of the way!
Fighting for Joy During the Holiday Season: Our interview with Dr. John McClanahan
Published on December 21st, 2020
This month we connected with Dr. John McClanahan, a well known clinician and speaker in the Metro DC community that brings incredible insight into grief from the 12 Step Recovery perspective. During our conversation we discuss the many similarities between how recovery works, the complexity involved in choosing to address an addiction, and how his life’s work can be applied to the SMI community.
How Crisis Intervention Training Affects the Severe Mental Illness Community
Published on November 17th, 2020
We’re discussing why Crisis Intervention Training for the police force is essential and why it’s especially important in and for the mental health community.
A Look into Being Client-Centered and Team-Guided (Cameron)
Published on October 20th, 2020
This month, we’re introducing a new blog series titled “Client-Centered and Team-Guided”. In this series you’ll learn how differently this approach can look from person-to-person.
A Virtual Home Tour of Help in the Home!
Published on September 18th, 2020
In this video you’ll meet a number of staff members, see behind the scenes footage of our Supported Living Community and the beautiful neighborhood we’re located in.
Our Interview with Robert Kolker, Author of Oprah Book Club Book, Hidden Valley Road
Published on August 17th, 2020
Earlier this month we had the amazing opportunity to interview Robert himself! It was a reflective conversation about the world of mental health, the Galvin family, the areas where support has improved for families caring for loved ones with SMI and the areas that are seemingly unchanged.
A Meaningful Email from HITH Clients – Rob & Penny
Published on July 17th, 2020
Client Testimonial from Rob & Penny
How Running a Half-Marathon is a lot like Reopening our Community
Published on July 17th, 2020
Co-Founder Stacy Derrick shares about the lessons she learned during her half-marathon and how that’s helping the team at Help in the Home make decisions about how to reopen post-quarantine.
How One Quote Exposed So Much…
Published on June 12th, 2020
As we have navigated the challenges brought to us by COVID-19, our values have become more and more evident. Click to read about the three different areas that have provided the most room for reflection.