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Concord Counseling Services’ Capital Campaign Case for Support
Growing to Meet the Increasing needs of Central Ohio

OUR BUILDING EXPANSION OVERVIEW & PLANS
Since moving to our new building in 2010, Concord Counseling Services has experienced a 42% increase in mental health and substance abuse services to individuals in our community. The demand continues to increase. While our services have seen a steady increase, our space has not kept up with our clients’ needs. The addition of 20 offices for therapists, physicians and nursing staff means Concord will be able to serve approximately 30% more clients (1,100+) each year. In addition, a new group room will allow us to expand our group-based therapies and programs for our clients. A new innovative training room will allow us to provide critical training to our staff and will be available to the community when not in use.

https://concordcounseling.weshareonline.org/


Concord Counseling Services has been honored by receiving a $5,000 grant from the CareSource Foundation to enhance our substance abuse treatment services.


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(From left to right)  Presenting the gift is Karen Dawson from CareSource Foundation and receiving the large check is Concord staff Connie Emerson, Gina Burdett, and Linda Jakes.

 


“This is not just a Concord issue. This is a community issue.”

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Concord Counseling Services’ Capital Campaign Case for Support
Growing to Meet the Increasing needs of Central Ohio

 

OUR BUILDING EXPANSION OVERVIEW & PLANS
Since moving to our new building in 2010, Concord Counseling Services has experienced a 42% increase in mental health and substance abuse services to individuals in our community. The demand continues to increase. While our services have seen a steady increase, our space has not kept up with our clients’ needs. The addition of 20 offices for therapists, physicians and nursing staff means Concord will be able to serve approximately 30% more clients (1,100+) each year. In addition, a new group room will allow us to expand our group-based therapies and programs for our clients. A new innovative training room will allow us to provide critical training to our staff and will be available to the community when not in use.

 


Opioid epidemic means expansion for treatment center
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http://www.10tv.com/article/opioid-epidemic-means-expansion-treatment-center
WBNS-10TV Columbus, Ohio


 


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“This is not just a Concord issue. This is a community issue.”

 

Concord Counseling Services’ Capital Campaign Case for Support

 

OUR BUILDING EXPANSION OVERVIEW & PLANS
Since moving to our new building in 2010, Concord Counseling Services has experienced a 42% increase in mental health and substance abuse services to individuals in our community. The demand continues to increase. While our services have seen a steady increase, our space has not kept up with our clients’ needs. The addition of 20 offices for therapists, physicians and nursing staff means Concord will be able to serve approximately 30% more clients (1,100+) each year. In addition, a new group room will allow us to expand our group-based therapies and programs for our clients. A new innovative training room will allow us to provide critical training to our staff and will be available to the community when not in use.  

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Growing to Meet the Increasing needs of Central Ohio

 


The 2016 SIP of Concord and a little Bourbon fundraiser for 2016 was very successful and contributed $19,800 towards our much needed services.  With over 150 attendees, a great night of sipping, eating and auctioning was had by all.
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We also want to thank our wonderful and generous 2016 Sponsors for the 6th Annual SIP of Concord:

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We also thank these contributors:
Aurora Exhibit Solutions, Dr. Nancy E. Evans and David Evans, Kemba Financial, K-Guard Leaf Gutters, Leap of Faith, Marsh McLennan, Meijer, and Otterbein University

 


Posted on Franklin County Sheriff's Office Facebook page:

"Today, we hosted a ceremony to celebrate the 24 FCSO deputies and three Delaware County, OHIO, Sheriff's Office corrections officers successful completion of Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)

Sheriff Scott stated, “CIT training provides a foundation for assisting those with a mental illness. The training will improve safety for our deputies and inmates in our facilities. By completing this training, we will be more effective when with inmates who have a mental illness and be able to efficiently address crisis situations.”

Thank you to the organizations from around Central Ohio who assisted in training this week. Stonewall Columbus, Concord Counseling Services, Equality Ohio, ADAMH Board of Franklin County, NAMI Ohio, Franklin County Municipal Court"



On Monday, March 1, Genoa Pharmacy, a QoL Healthcare Company, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to announce the grand opening of their 288th full service, on-site pharmacy located in Concord Counseling Services.  Dr. Dena Gost, Medical Director for Concord Counseling, cut the ribbon.

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6th Annual He'ART of Concord Art Show & Sale

Thank you to all who attended the He'ART, who shared their talent with us and who helped organize this wonderful event! What a great night, and we look forward to seeing you in October for the SIP of Concord!

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Just Dream
By Randy Jones

Close your eyes
Spread your wings
Dream a dream
That sets you free
Let your soul fly
Through unchained
Lands of liberty.

If you can't get up
From your chair
If you can't
Leave your room
Or prison cell
Just dream.

If you're ill
Dream of a place
Where you're well.
If you're poor
Dream of a place
Where you're rich.
Whatever situation
Or environment you face
Just dream.

Dream extraordinary dreams
Sitting by an open window
Or at the edge of a forest
Near an old oak tree
Dream yourself
Past Saturn and Mars
Let the music call your name
Even if the music isn't playing.

Dream until you
Find yourself inspired
Then let the dream
Take you higher
Dream the possible
Out of imPossible.

Dream like
It keeps you alive
Whatever shape
Or form your wings take
Big or small
Dream.


And If your back's
Against the wall
And you're down to
Your last option
Let your light shine bright
And dream
Just dream
.

 


Concord staff after being recognized for their work with the children in the Groveport/Madison schools.
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Concord Counseling selected as the charity for Krieger Ford's 7th
Annual Krieger Ford Charity Golf Tournament

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Shown left to right:  Doug Krieger, owner of Krieger Ford; Jim McCann, Concord board member; Tom Krutsch, Concord Board Chair; Connie Emerson, Executive Director of Concord; Carl Easley, Vehicle Sales and golf outing organizer; Mike Smith, Vice President and General Manager of Krieger Ford; Wanda Wells, former Concord board member; and Patti Anderson, Concord board member.


Krieger Ford Presents Concord Counseling Services
A Large Check

Krieger Ford, 1800 Morse Road, selected Concord Counseling Services, 700 Brooksedge Boulevard, Westerville, as their charity recipient for the 7th Annual Krieger For Charity Golf Outing held recently at Oakhaven Golf Course in Delaware, OH.

On Thursday, October 23, Krieger presented Concord Counseling Services with a check for $11,500, the largest to date.
Over seven years, Krieger Ford has raised over $47,500 from their golf
outings for charities.

On hand at the presentation were Concord Counseling Executive Director, Connie Emerson; and Board Members, Jim McCann; Tom Krutsch, Board Chair; Patti Anderson; and former Board Member, Wanda Wells.  Carl Easley, New and Pre-Owned Vehicle Sales at Krieger and the golf event organizer, made the presentation. He was joined by Doug Krieger, owner of Krieger Ford, and Mike Smith, Vice President and General Manager.


Concord Counseling Services is a private, nonprofit organization that
provides support for people struggling with mental health issues including drug and alcohol abuse, stress, anxiety, and more.  Over 2,000 clients, including men, women, and children of all ages and economic means pass through the doors of Concord Counseling annually.

 

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Click here for more information on Krieger Ford.