Mental Illness in America

Mental Illness in the US Here’s what you should know about the importance of Mental Health Awareness Month and how you can get involved.  Article via Psychology Today Magazine People consistently rank health as one of the most important things in life. Sadly, however, optimal mental health is often not included. Mental health is many […]

The World Needs All Kinds of Minds Ted Talk

The World Needs All Kinds of Minds Through groundbreaking research and the lens of her own autism, Temple Grandin brings startling insight into two worlds. Temple Grandin, diagnosed with autism as a child, talks about how her mind works — sharing her ability to “think in pictures,” which helps her solve problems that neurotypical brains […]

How to participate in the National Racial Healing

How to participate in the National Racial Healing Originally posted by The National Day of Racial Healing, which is part of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation efforts. Image taken from 2023 National Day of Racial Healing Action Kit Banner. View original post here. Racial healing restores individuals and communities to wholeness. Racial […]

Viability in Springfield Debuts New Brand

The Springfield-based human service non-profit agency Viability held a re-branding event Friday. Mayor Domenic Sarno showed his support for Viability’s goal of providing a variety of services for people with disabilities needing jobs and job training.

Oklahoma, hope and solidarity beyond limits

When he started to talk, I was immediately struck by his calm and soothing voice. Everyone listened. He said, “My Name is Frederick Oballa,” and then someone interrupted him saying, “tell them that you send all your money to your community in Kenya to help build wells for water and to help children to go to school!” he broke into a big smile. I needed to know more!

New Employment Program in Connecticut

Viability is excited to announce that we have recently received a 3 year renewable contract to provide employment services to individuals referred from the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS).