Mental health program sets recovery in motion
By: David Sarchet
Originally posted via News-Press.com, here…
The recent The News-Press editorial “Suicide Crisis Needs Solutions” concludes with: “We need to give (those dealing with depression and other mental illnesses) hope.”
I’m moved to write about a unique program inSouthwest Florida that has quietly been developing since 2005 because that’s the word used more than any other by its members: hope. The program is called Florida Self-Directed Care (FloridaSDC) and it’s operated by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illnesses) of Collier County.
FloridaSDC is a vehicle for eligible individuals to use public funds to arrange their own mental […]