IPS Supported Employment Program

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Most people understand that IPS Supported Employment supports employment for people who have a serious mental illness.  IPS stands for Individual Placement and Support.  The goal is to support people in their efforts to achieve steady, meaningful employment in mainstream competitive jobs, either part-time or full-time. Most people, however, do not understand that Supported Employment practices zero exclusion. That simply means … Read More

KRCC “Saddles Up” in order to Wrangle Mental Illness

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On September 26, 2019, Kentucky River Community Care presented its 2019 Consumer Conference at the KRCC complex. The complex has several facilities located at 3826, Highway 15 South, in Jackson, Kentucky. The annual event was orchestrated principally by the Consumer Conference Committee composed of members, Tim Deaton, Lora Noble, Autumn, Melton, Vicie Pelfrey, Kim Morris, and Brittany Barrett. The event was … Read More