Welcome To KCMHSAS - Empowering people to succeed.

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with processing the events that took place on February 20, 2016.




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Tips for Survivors of a Disaster or Other Traumatic Event: Managing Stress

Tips for Survivors: Coping With Grief After Community Violence

Tips for Survivors of a Disaster or Traumatic Event: What to Expect in Your Personal, Family, Work, and Financial Life

Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event: A Guide for Parents, Caregivers, and Teachers

Tips for College Students: After a Disaster or Other Trauma

Managing Your Distress in the Aftermath of a Shooting

How to Talk to Children About Difficult News and Tragedies

From The Office for Victims of Crime: Support for Shooting Victims in Kalamazoo, MI





Kalamazoo Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (KCMHSAS) has been delivering quality services and programs to improve the lives of those we serve for over 30 years. We provide a welcoming and diverse community partnership which collaborates and shares effective resources that support individuals and families to be successful through all phases of life. KCMHSAS works with youth, families, and adults with mental illnesses, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and substance abuse disorders to help them succeed.

We build on the strengths, hopes, and dreams of those who come in contact with KCMHSAS. We are fortunate to have dedicated and caring board members, families, individuals served, peers, staff, advocates, providers, and other collaborative partners. We are proud to be the developer/sponsor of The Recovery Institute-empowering individuals with a mental illness to lead rich and meaningful lives in the community.

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