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July 30, 2014

It's a WRAP!

It's a WRAP!

Six of Hopewell residents recently completed a WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) program at Hopewell. This is a six-week, two-hour Saturday course sponsored through NAM (National Alliance on Mental Illness.) It was founded and developed by Mary Ellen Copeland, a speaker on recovery and self-help and the author of many books related to recovery. This program is...[read more]

Posted by Betsie Arvin

July 16, 2014

Meet Our Most Recent Volunteer, Natalie

Meet Our Most Recent Volunteer, Natalie

My name is Natalie Schafer. I am a Psychology student at Kent State University. From the moment I discovered Hopewell and explored their website, I knew Hopewell was for me. I respect Hopewell's mission statement and overall goal to provide adults with serious mental illness to experience a self-reliant and satisfying life. Hopewell is a magical...[read more]

Posted by Betsie Arvin

June 30, 2014

Hopewell's Compassion is Endless

Hopewell's Compassion is Endless

Recently one of our staff had some medical issues and unfortunately was hospitalized. Hopewell's caring and compassionate staff not only hand delivered a beautiful heartfelt card containing warm wishes for a speedy recovery, but also brought by fresh flowers upon her return home. Of course this is not the first time Hopewell has helped staff during difficult times. They...[read more]

Posted by Betsie Arvin

June 25, 2014

Golfing to Raise Awareness for the Trumbull County Children's Service Board

Golfing to Raise Awareness for the Trumbull County Children's Service Board

On June 13, 2014 Susan Dacek., our Food Service Manager and Rachael McLaughlin, LPCC-S, Marketing & Admission Director, participated in a golf outing sponsored by the Warren Junior Women's League. The golf outing was held to raise money for The Trumbull County Children's Services Board. There were over 150 people golfing in this well appreciated benefit. Hopewell supports activities and...[read more]

Posted by Rachel McLaughlin

June 10, 2014

Star Appreciation Program

Star Appreciation Program

Hopewell has a multilevel employee appreciation plan. One of our favorites the stars program - was put into place by our Human Resources Manager, Carol Evans. Each month every staff member can give stars to fellow employees to recognize and appreciate a special effort. These stars are placed on a special bulletin board in the staff...[read more]

Posted by Betsie Arvin

To provide an opportunity for adults with serious mental illness to experience a self-reliant and satisfying life through participation in a vibrant residential therapeutic community