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Recovery Works Misdemeanor Pilot 2

Indiana’s Recovery Works Pilot Program partners with Calla Collaborative Health to bring free diversion to community based services to those in the criminal justice system.  Starting July 1, 2021 Calla Collaborative Health (CCH) will be offering free substance use education programs to those in the criminal justice system who meet a set of criteria as…
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S-M-A-R-T®

An Evidence-Based Early Intervention Program, called S-M-A-R-T® (Synthetics-Marijuana-Alcohol-Recreational-Trouble) is offered in many counties throughout the state. The benefits of a Virtual Classroom offer participants the opportunity to engage from the privacy of their own home. This has been very helpful for people that have challenges with transportation and other issues we all have been experiencing…
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September is National Recovery Month!

September is National Recovery Month. At Calla we embrace, support and encourage Recovery, recognizing that Recovery is unique for each and every person. First, Congratulations to all of you who are working on Recovery. It’s a journey and we know there are many paths to recovery. We believe in evidence-based programming and intervention. For many,…
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Boiler Bash Dash…..Welcome Purdue University Students!

Welcome students! We are so glad to have you join us for the Boiler Bash Dash! Calla Collaborative Health is an agency that strives to help college students with emotional and mental health issues that potentially interfere with academic and personal success. We are here to guide you through challenges, including relationship issues, stress, anxiety,…
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Get S-M-A-R-T® to Launch in Marion County

LaTasha Hudson and Jill Mockabee with Life Skills Unlimited, LLC are becoming trained S-M-A-R-T® facilitators for the 8 and 12 hour therapeutic education program. They will be launching in Marion County, a county with significant need for solid, evidence-based Early Intervention programs. We are excited about this venture, and look forward to helping many more…
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The importance of Early Intervention, especially during the Coronavirus Pandemic

We are struggling to find our “new normal” whatever that means to each one of us. Some of us have lost jobs, others are working from home, some are experiencing significant distress. Collectively, we are all experiencing some level of grief and loss due to the significant interruption the quarantine has created in all of…
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Immense Benefits of Meditative Stillness During Quarantine

As a psychotherapist in private practice and the owner of the local Meditation/Stillness studio, SY-Your Stillness, Simone Yeomans, PhD, MS, LMFT is helping our community and beyond by offering FREE online Meditative Stillness classes three times a week in addition to a FREE daily 5 minute BREATHING BREAK meditation to recenter your awareness and enter your intrinsic…
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Legal Guidance for Mandated Clients and College Students with Delayed Court Dates

Clients who have been charged with OWI and other drug and alcohol related issues have worry around delayed and cancelled court dates.  College students with university sanctions suddenly were asked to move home, often times from out of state, and adjust to on-line learning.  But what about their legal issues and pending court cases?   …
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Virtual vs. In-person Education and Counseling

While some clients have decided to suspend their counseling or education program until they can resume in-person therapy services, others are really enjoying the benefits of on-line therapy.  No longer having a commute to the therapist’s office, clients have more time, and many find comfort in participating in virtual sessions from the privacy of their…
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Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers find a New Normal

In response to COVID:19 many outpatient counseling centers have had to adjust to new guidelines and safety measures.  For some, this meant cancelling and delaying education and treatment programs.  Fortunately, others quickly began providing services remotely, through use of telehealth or video health so clients did not experience interference with their counseling services.  Clients with…
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