Several upcoming seasonal celebrations such as St. Patrick’s Day, spring break and Tigers opening day tend to center around consuming alcohol. Not to cast a shadow on the fun and festivities, but these occasions are sometimes an excuse to overindulge or worse, binge drinking, which has very serious consequences. Binge drinking is reported by one […]
Jill Blackson, Deputy Director at Community Care Services talks to Deanna Lites from WWJ Newsradio 950 about strategies recovering alcoholics can use to manage temptations during the holidays.
By Susan Kozak For The News-Herald As the season changes and daylight hours shorten, most people feel a little down and dread going to work in the dark and coming home in the dark. Usual outdoor activities either cease or are brought indoors.This lack of daylight is what has been determined to be the cause […]
Community Care Services, Deputy Director, Jill Blackson stops by TV20 to share some strategies for minimizing back-to-school anxiety.
Funds Will Support New On-Site Mental Health Services and Substance Abuse Programs at Six Schools in Taylor and River Rouge, Mich. LINCOLN PARK, Mich. – March 14, 2016 – Community Care Services (CCS), a non-profit agency established more than 30 years ago that specializes in the treatment of mental health and substance use disorders, recently […]
Regionalism in government is a wonderful concept that is sometimes difficult to implement. Wayne County alone has 20 separate district courts and four municipal courts, each with its own judge or judges, funding source, court administrator and probation department. Many of these courts were created in times when government in general was expanding, not shrinking […]