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PRELUDE CLUBHOUSE NOW LOCATED IN PLANO, TX

The Clubhouse has moved to Collin Creek Church in Plano, TX! Physical address: 1905 E Parker Rd Plano, TX 75074 Hours: Mon | Tues | Thurs | 9AM-4PM Contact director@preludeclubhouse.org with any questions or to schedule a tour.

A NEW PATHWAY FOR MENTAL HEALTH

Barbara Fee and Mike Tibbles look forward to their new Pathways Clubhouse slated to be finished this fall in the new Storeys Building on Granville Avenue. Life can be going along, not great but going along, then the hood of depression is slipped over your head and everything goes kerflooey. This is a reality Mike […]

Costs and Outcomes of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders in the US

August 1, 2017 This Visualizing Health Policy infographic looks at costs and outcomes of mental health and substance use disorders in the United States (US). Nearly 18% of adults reported having a mental, behavioral, or emotional disorder in 2015, including more than 1 in 5 women. Furthermore, nearly 3% of people aged 12 years or […]

Movies About Mental Illness and How I Relate to Them | The Mighty

Movies have always made me feel less alone in the world. They make me feel like there is always someone out there who understands. Who has gone through the same things as me. Who fights the same wars I do. Who just gets it. When I was first diagnosed with bipolar disorder, I watched all the […]

Recognizing an Anxiety Panic Attack

Tightness of the chest, breathing problems, and other disturbing effects of a time bomb exist inside of you. Your boss has just asked you to sit in on an important meeting where you have no idea of its purpose so you panic. Anxiety attacks your system in segments, but you try to swallow it all […]

LOOKING FOR TREASURES – By Jim Davis, Prelude Clubhouse

I was stricken with depression in mid-life, and was hospitalized three times for forty days each. By my calculation, that was three times as long as Noah was in the ark. I had some inheritance before becoming ill, but the money started flowing out fast to pay for huge hospital bills, psychiatrist charges, expensive medication […]

College basketball player to return to court after focusing on mental health | Fox News

After spending a year away from the court receiving treatment for depression and bipolar disorder, 18-year-old Ty Groce is prepared to showcase his basketball talents once again. “I have never felt better,” Groce, who received a scholarship to play at Northeastern University but transferred closer to home to Eastern Michigan University (EMU) to take care […]

At Austin Clubhouse, all mental health labels are left at the door

A place of hope, respect, activity and employment opportunity for those recovering from mental illness. At Terrell High School, Athena McClendon sat on the student council and was elected student body president. She took part in speech and debate. She played in the band. She also served twice as student mayor of Terrell, a town […]

Michael Phelps, Allison Schmitt talk about battling depression

WASHINGTON — Allison Schmitt hates public speaking. But the Olympic swimmer shared her story of battling depression in a packed auditorium Thursday night as part of National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day. “I get sweaty hands; I feel like I’m going to throw up. I never want to speak in front of people,” said Schmitt, […]