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Presenteeism in the Workplace

Many people are facing challenges with mental health while in their working environment. The long hours mixed with a stressful workload creates a work environment that acts against the mental health of its employees. While many adults will experience mental health issues at some point in their career, less than half will seek the help that they require. By creating mental health friendly work environments utilizing tactics such as flexible working hours and decreasing the culture of ‘presenteeism’, the mental health of employees can be better protected.
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Substance Abuse in America

Substance abuse is a hot topic in the media. There’s no questioning it – there is a huge substance abuse problem in America. While the majority of people know this information, many don’t know the actual statistics of substance abuse. Holy Cross wants to help people overcome their substance abuse issues with the help of Dr.Morrone as our expert and our specialist. Today, we will be educating you with substance abuse statistics.
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How Chronic Stress Affects Your Health

Unfortunately, chronic stress and health go hand-in-hand. We all go through stressful periods in life. With that being said, some people go through more stress than others. But how does this stress affect your health? Unfortunately, stress can greatly influence your health both mentally and physically and Holy Cross wants to tell you how, as well as how to combat chronic stress in order to keep your mind clear and worry-free.
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Why Children Create Imaginary Friends

Why Children Create Imaginary Friends

Did you have an imaginary friend as a child? Many of us have, and we’re not always sure as to why we created them in the first place. As a child, an imaginary friend can become as vivid and real as if they were physically there. They have conversations with them, play with them and sometimes even do things such as make another plate of food for them. It’s an innocent thing children do, but why?
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First Annual Recovery Celebration Luncheon

Holy Cross Services renamed the Lansing Women’s Facility with a surprise unveiling during the first annual Holy Cross Recovery Celebration luncheon

Almost two years ago, Holy Cross opened the Women’s Behavioral Health facility in a building provided by long-time East Lansing resident Peter Bertsch. Peter is also the Chairman of the Board for Holy Cross Services. To honor the memory of his mother and to thank Peter for his generosity and dedication to Holy Cross, the building name was changed in his mother’s name and was unveiled on Wednesday, August 23, 2017.   Staff, clients and other HCS partners were invited to the first annual Holy Cross Recovery Celebration lunch to hear client testimonials and to kick off the luncheon, the sign was unveiled at the beginning of the lunch.

The facility will now be known as Patricia Evelyn Bertsch Holy Cross Women’s Behavioral Healthcare and is located at 3410 Old Lansing Road, Lansing, MI 48917.

The mission of Holy Cross Services is to bring hope, promote change and help people live free, healthy and productive lives.ren.

The Patricia Evelyn Bertsch Holy Cross Women’s Behavior Healthcare facility is a substance abuse detox and residential treatment center that provides a safe and welcoming place for women, pregnant women, and women with children, to receive substance use and co-occurring mental health disorder treatment. This facility provides on-site medical services; access to prenatal care, safe detox from alcohol and other drugs, and on-going medical services to address the health and wellness of the women and their children throughout their residential stay. This program can accommodate 25 women and their children.

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