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As part of its Mental Health Awareness Month community blog series, Oaklawn shared the first of two stories by Lisa Anderson about helping her son through his struggle with mental illness.

Posted at 12:16 p.m.

More and more natural play spaces are being developed around Michiana, community blogger Carla Gull says. Here’s a look at a few that are worth checking out, as playing in nature promotes creativity, imagination, risk negotiation and healthy lifestyles in children.

Posted at 11:29 a.m.
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As part of its Mental Health Awareness Month community blog series, Oaklawn shared its advice on accessing mental health resources for those without health insurance.

Posted on May 27, 2015 at 12:22 p.m.
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In hopes of inspiring them to serve the community, Elkhart Memorial English teacher Michael Henderson started a community service project that awarded students with prizes for completing volunteer work and a papers about their experiences.

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 6:46 p.m.

At a Memorial Day ceremony held Sunday, May 24, color guard members from Millersburg’s Richard Hoffman American Legion Post 484 and students from Fairfield High School’s band recognized those who died serving in the U.S. armed forces.

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 1:01 p.m.

It’s pretty common for railroad bridges to cross roads or bodies of water — but in Wabash County, one passes over another railroad line, community blogger Tim Ashley says.

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 11:15 a.m.

As part of its Mental Health Awareness Month series, Oaklawn shared the story of a local college student’s experience with anxiety and depression.

Posted on May 25, 2015 at 3:22 p.m.

The first step toward mental wellness is recognizing a problem, and sometimes people need an extra push toward health. 

Posted on May 24, 2015 at 12:46 p.m.

As part of its mental health awareness month community blog series, Oaklawn’s Lupita Zepeda shares information about the struggles some in the Latino community face when it comes to accessing mental health services.

Posted on May 23, 2015 at 7:00 a.m.

As part of Oaklawn’s Mental Health Awareness Month series, community blogger Kevin Farmwald shares his thoughts on faith communities’ role in supporting those with mental illnesses.

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 5:38 p.m.

Peg DeBoer, a language arts teacher at Elkhart Memorial High School, is retiring after spending 21 years with the school and educating for a total of 35 years, community blogger Bryce Banghart says.

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 12:21 p.m.

Fifty deaf women from across the country gathered over the weekend to worship together at Goshen’s College Mennonite Church.

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 12:02 p.m.

For a long time, cyclists were inconvenienced by traffic light sensors that couldn’t detect them enough to turn the signal green, community blogger John D. Yoder says. However, Indiana’s “dead red” law works to fix this.


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