Sock It to Suicide During November

  The Adams County Suicide Prevention Coalition will again collect new socks for those in our community who are in need.  New socks for children and adults are being collected at the HyVee on Harrison starting November 1st and continuing until November 30th.  Look for the bins and signage near the front of the store…

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Sturhahn Jewelers Donating Proceeds from Watch Battery Sales to Transitions

During the month of October, Sturhahn Jewelers will be donating proceeds from their watch battery sales to Transitions.  This might be the time to replace that old watch battery!  Stop in at 2801 Broadway and replace that old watch battery and help support the programs and services that Transitions provides to many in our area. …

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Gun Locks Can Help Prevent the Tragedy of Suicide

The Adams County Suicide Prevention Coalition (ACSPC) is partnering with the Quincy Police Department in urging gun owners to keep firearms secured (locked with a gun lock or stored in a gun safe) when not in use.  More than 50% of all deaths by suicide involve the use of firearms.  If firearms are secured, we…

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Students at the Transitions School Have a New Swing!

Students at the Transitions School are enjoying a new platform swing.  The swing enables students who are wheelchair bound to enjoy swinging.  Thanks to grants from the Samantha Otte Youth Opportunity Fund and the Quincy Noon Kiwanis Club, we were able to purchase this wonderful piece of equipment for our students.    

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Transitions Awarded Highest Accreditation by CARF

Transitions was recently awarded a three year accreditation – the highest accreditation that CARF awards.  In late June Transitions underwent a two-day CARF survey.  The Commission for the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) conducted a thorough review of Transitions’ administrative procedures, clinical/service procedures, and life safety procedures.  Those who choose Transitions as their provider of…

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View Improvements at Camp Sacajawea

Dreams can become a reality – just ask Grace Meyer!  Grace and many area businesses, including most especially, the JM Huber Corp., made huge improvements at Camp Sacajawea.  Thanks to Grace’s efforts the Camp is now more accessible to people who have disabilities and more attractive for all of us!  Grace is most deserving of…

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Youth Community Support Services Available

Transitions’ Youth Community Support Program provides community-based individual and family services to youth who are experiencing behavioral or emotional problems at home, at school, or in the community. Services are designed specifically for youth and families who need services delivered in a non-clinic setting. Services can be “stand alone” services or an enhancement to services…

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