UPDATES IN OUR SERVICES REGARDING COVID-19
Dear Guests, Employees and Friends of Life Connections,
First, we want to thank you for being part of our compassionate, caring community. We stand together with all of you to serve with the utmost compassion, responsibility to one another and commitment to our mission.
Second, it is in that spirit of compassion, responsibility and commitment that we have decided to temporarily adjust our operations to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Here are the changes that will take affect beginning the end of the day, Friday, March 19, 2020:
The following services remain in place with no changes in hours of operation:
As always, individuals seeking assistance with mental health- or disability-related concerns or crisis may contact Life Connections staff during regular hours or the following crisis lines any time, whether in crisis or not.
These numbers are answered 24/7 by professional counselors that can assist individuals with information, immediate support and referrals. You do not have to be in crisis to call.
We will be monitoring the situation as it evolves and sending periodic updates related to our service operations.
Life Connections Peer Recovery Services
Dewitt Iowa, 52742
Creating healthy opportunities for advancing hope, recovery and wellness for all.
Life Connections supports individuals who are experiencing Mental Health and Substance addiction issues and who want to work on their recovery goals and situations before getting into a crisis situation.
A place where individuals experiencing Mental Health issues can work on their recovery with trained Peer Support Specialists. What is unique about our organization is that we are a Peer-Run, Peer-Owned Organization; our staff offers many of the same lived experiences as our guests and serves as models of recovery, we will serve all individuals whether or not they can pay.
Discover your own simple, safe wellness tools; Develop a list of things to do every day to stay as well as possible; Identify upsetting events, early warning signs and signs that things have gotten much worse; using wellness tools, develop action plans for responding at these times; Create a crisis plan; and Create a post-crisis plan
Rhonda’s House (Iowa’s Only Peer-run Respite Center) provides a safe and welcoming environment for individuals who are experiencing a mental health crisis and who voluntarily choose temporary respite services to restore well-being and the ability to manage their lives. Rhonda’s House is an alternative to the more restrictive care of a locked psychiatric hospital facility.