What Are You Thankful For?

Thanksgiving in Independence Center is a big deal! The day of Thanksgiving we are visited by hundreds of people that include members, members’ families, staff, board members, and even some community partners. All to put together, and share, a HUGE Thanksgiving Day meal. So leading up to the holiday, we asked members what they’re thankful […]

Three P’s of Suicide Prevention

https://youtu.be/dZU_TIelZno?si=8iBR4WbXlMdwWrDt Did you know we’re currently in the midst of a second pandemic, one that has been quietly building for the past decade? It is a pandemic of loneliness, caused in part by the more rapid pace of modern life, social isolation from Covid-19, and social media usage instead of face-to-face connection. The result is […]

April 2023 Newsletter

May is Mental Health Awareness Month In an effort to unravel the stigma that surrounds mental health, Michael Johnson, Independence Center Healthcare Home Director, was featured on Fox 2. Click here to read the full newsletter!      

Get care on Mental Health Awareness Month with Independence Center Healthcare

May is Mental Health Awareness Month – a time dedicated to erasing the stigma surrounding mental health. We were so proud to see our Healthcare Home Director Michael Johnson take part in an interview with Fox2Now this morning about what Independence Center is doing to help adults with severe and persistent mental health issues. Check […]

March 2023 Newsletter

Appreciation Breakfast Celebrates Employer Partners The Clubhouse proudly hosted an Employer Appreciation Breakfast in thanks to our community employment partners who provide opportunities for our members through our Transitional and Supported Employment Programs. Click here to read the full newsletter!    

February 2023 Newsletter

The 2023 Dancing With The St. Louis Stars event was a huge success! We’re still celebrating the success of this year’s Dancing with the St. Louis Stars event held January 14, 2023, at the Ritz-Carlton which raised over $713,000 in support of Independence Center. Proceeds from Dancing with the St. Louis Stars allow Independence Center […]

Independence Center Unveils New ADA Ramp And Welcome Center

ST. LOUIS – Independence Center, a nonprofit committed to helping those with chronic mental illness, has unveiled its new ADA ramp and Welcome Center. The $180,000 improvement project is an effort to make the nonprofit’s building more accessible to those with physical disabilities and establish a unified point of entry to allow for better coordination […]