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2022 News

Holiday stress tips, healthy coping, & Substance Abuse - services now available at Easterseals MORC in Centerline! - WXYZ (12/19/22)

Our very own, Kevin Kulhanek, program manager at Easterseals MORC, joined WXYZ to talk about healthy ways to cope with holiday stress, the recent spike in drugs and alcohol during the holiday season, how to tell a loved one may be struggling and the best ways to help, our online screening tool and our Substance Abuse program - now available at our Centerline location!
Holiday Stress Tips, Healthy Coping and Substance Abuse program

Santa is Coming to Easterseals MORC! - ABC 12 (12/14/22)

Santa is coming to the Easterseals MORC Flint office on 12/15/22 at 5:30 PM! He will also be LIVE on our Facebook page at 5:30 PM! Our very own, Megan Schikles sat down with ABC 12 to share what to expect!

November is Men's Mental Health Month!

November is Men's Mental Health Awareness Month. Easterseals MORC's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jeffrey Guina, sat down with WYXZ to dicuss stigma, warning signs, and more.

Autism and Halloween

For familes with children on the autism spectrum, Halloween can be an overwhelming experience. Here are some helpful tips to make the experience something that the entire family can enjoy.

World Mental Health Day 2022

Easterseals MORC's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jeffrey Guina, discusses the importance of mental health and how to access a free mental health screening.

Easterseals Michigan Hosts a Substance Use Webinar - WLNS

Addiction: the Hidden Pandemic that Affects Us All can be viewed HERE!
Watch Dr. Jeff Guina's interview with WLNS HERE!

Make the First 5 Year Count!

The first five years of a child's life is critical to building stronger relationships and establishing a path to better emotional health. Our very own Vanessa Jurewicz sits down with WOOD TV8 to explain more about this program.

How to Build a Stronger Family - FOX 17

Vanessa Jurewicz, a clinician at our Grand Rapids office, was on FOX 17 to share information about our Healthy Development Program. This program is designed to support Kent County families to ensure all children are academically, emotionally, and socially ready by the age of five to succeed in school. This program is made available by First Steps Kent and Ready by Five Early Childhood Millage. If you live in Kent County, we have immediate openeings. Call 616.942.2081 for more information today.

Fox 17 goes OVER THE EDGE!

The FOX 17 crew learned more about Easterseals and went OVER The Edge to raise awareness for services in Grand Rapids.

Get to Know the Miracle League of Michigan

WXYZ's Jeddy Johnson stopped by our Miracle League field to learn more about our baseball program for children with disabilities.

Let's Play Ball!

Learn how the Miracle League of Michigan provides opportunities for individuals with disabilities to play baseball on Michigan's first adaptive field.

Miracle League of North Oakland Cuts the Ribbon on NEW Home Plate Concession Stand

On June 18th, 2022, Easterseals Michigan’s Miracle League of North Oakland cut the ribbon on the brand-new “Andrea Yatooma’s Home Plate Concession Stand.”  A recent $100,000 donation from Greg & Chris Yatooma directly helped in the construction of the concession stand.

To read more, click HERE.

Miracle League of North Oakland Kicks Off 2022 Season!

It's time for a new season at Miracle League of North Oakland and there are plenty of new things taking place this season!

Mental Health IS Health Makes Big Impact

Throughout the month of May, Easterseals Michigan recognized Mental Health Awareness month by creating a movement targeted to bust the stigma around receiving mental health services. The theme of our campaign was “Mental Health IS Health” which emphasized making your mental health just as important as your physical health.

To read more, click HERE

Get Screened! Your Mental Health Matters!

Our very own, Denise Durkee dropped by WZZM to discuss outr Mental Health Awareness Month campaign and explained why a quick, free, mental health screening can help you remain mentally healthy.

Get Your Free Resources for Mental Health Awareness Month!

Our very own, Craig Sharum, joins The Four on 9&10 NEWS to discuss ways to remain mentally healthy and how to get access to free reources that can help you remain mentally healthy.

Get a Mental Health Check-Up in Less Than 3 Minutes!

Our Director of Family Servies, Uriel Stephens sits down with Fox 2 Detroit to discuss the importance of being mentally healthy and how a free, anonymous mental health screening can help.

Mental Health IS Health

Our Director of Development, Linda Kozianowski, discusses Mental Health Awareness Month and the importance of being mentally healthy with WXYZ.

Easterseals Michigan Recognizing Mental Health Awareness Month by Creating Mental Health Awareness Campaign

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and mental health is an incredibly important part of overall health.To increase awareness and bust the stigma around mental health, Easterseals Michigan has created the Mental Health IS Health campaign

To read more, click HERE.

2022 Hockey, Hops, and Hope Raises Over $20,000

Hockey, Hops, and Hope is normally a time where individuals can get together with their favorite Grand Rapids Griffins players, sample some great wine and brews, and support a great cause. However, in light of the ongoing pandemic, Easterseals Michigan and The Grand Rapids Griffins made the tough decision to not hold the physical event. This year’s Hockey, Hops, and Hope was held March 25th through March 28th in the form of an Online Auction.
To read more click HERE

Easterseals Michigan Celebrate National Women's History Month

March is National Women’s History Month. Easterseals Michigan is proud ot celebrate National Women's History Month by honoroing the achievments of the women who paved the way, as well as the powerful women who make up our organization today. 
To read more click HERE.

Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn Presents Check to AgrAbility

Michigan AgrAbility, a program of Easterseals Michigan and MSU Extension, supports farmers with disabilities, illness, or aging conditions, was recently named the 2021 Annual Charity by Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn.
To read more about this check presentation click here.

2021 News:

September 23 - Fox 2 

September 22, 2021 - WXYZ

September 20, 2021 - Wood TV

September 19, 2021 - WZZM

September 17, 2021 - Fox 17

September 1, 2021 - Fox 17

August 30, 2021 - Fox 17

August 23, 2021 - Fox 2 Detroit 

August 16, 2021 - Spectrum News

August 2, 2021 - The Oakland Press

Increases in Violent Crime and Pandemic Stresses Highlight Shortage of Mental Health Workers Across Michigan

July 20, 2021 - WWJ-AM Detroit 

July 30, 2021 - Livingston Daily

Canada, Here Comes Ganesh. South Lyon Father Starts 1,000-mile Ride to Support Easterseals

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Easterseals MORC is the leading non-profit provider of services for individuals with mental illness, emotional impairments, autism, developmental disabilities and other special needs.  Spanning the entire state of Michigan, Easterseals has been offering help and hope to children and adults living with disabilities, and to the families that love them, since 1920.

Through a continuum of services including therapy, training, education and support services, Easterseals MORC's mission is to make it possible for 100% equity, inclusion, and access for people with diabilities, families, and communities.

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