Managing Your Distress in the Aftermath of a Shooting

Managing Your Distress in the Aftermath of a Shooting

Managing Your Distress in the Aftermath of a Shooting
You may be struggling to understand how a shooting could occur and why such a terrible thing would happen. There may never be satisfactory answers to these questions. We do know, though, that it is typical for people to experience...

Tips for Avoiding a Holiday Relapse

Tips for Avoiding a Holiday Relapse
The holiday season may be a difficult time for those in recovery. Spreading yourself too thin, high expectations and fatigue can all lead to feelings of being overwhelmed. Stress can also increase with all of the additional activities and time...

Loving Someone Who is Grieving During the Holidays

Loving Someone Who is Grieving During the Holidays
Unfortunately for those who have recently experienced loss and are grieving, grief doesn’t take a holiday. Attempting to navigate a world that is celebrating inevitably intensifies the loss experienced for the person who is grieving. Not only is the grieving...

Pine Rest Receives 2021 MSU Extension Key Partner Award

Pine Rest Receives 2021 MSU Extension Key Partner Award
We are pleased to have been recognized by Michigan State University Extension during the annual Fall Extension Conference with a 2021 Key Partner Award. This honor was given in recognition of mental health support via online counseling and therapy that...

Anxiety and Depression: Your Cope Ahead Plan for the Holidays

Anxiety and Depression: Your Cope Ahead Plan for the Holidays
What do you get when you struggle with anxiety and/or depression and combine lots of family time during the holidays, too much entertaining and a dozen cookies? The opportunity to make a Christmas Cope Ahead plan to help you take...

Fostering Spiritual Resiliency Through Gratitude

Fostering Spiritual Resiliency Through Gratitude
By Pine Rest Chaplain Jim Holwerda "Thank you" is a statement that is so ordinary that the words are often dismissed as a routine courtesy rather than true expression of gratitude. For Meister Eckhart (14th Century Christian Monk), "thank you"...

Seven Self-Care Tips so You Can Enjoy the Holidays

Seven Self-Care Tips so You Can Enjoy the Holidays

The holidays are here – also known as “the most wonderful time of the year!” A time to catch up with friends and loved ones, decorate the house, host parties, bake cookies, shop ‘til we drop, attend concerts and church…

Freedom House Residential Program Celebrates Grand Re-Opening

Freedom House Residential Program Celebrates Grand Re-Opening
November 17, 2021 On Wednesday, November 17, Pine Rest team members gathered to celebrate the Freedom House program's grand re-opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The Freedom House Residential Treatment Program is located on the Cutlerville campus and serves those...