Did you miss the What Works in My Community live event on July 29th? The program videos from the four organizations that were featured during the event are available anytime on the NAMI Ohio YouTube Page. Watch Now
Murtis Taylor Human Services System, Cleveland
Murtis Taylor Human Services System is a county-wide United Way charitable organization that provides Behavioral Health, Addiction,Youth, Family, and Senior services. Murtis Taylor Human Services System serves more than 11,000 children and adults annually at twelve locations. Murtis Taylor Human Services System achieves its mission by having a significant bond to its neighborhoods and building upon the strengths of the community. It moves individuals and communities toward optimal health by diminishing the effects of illness, discrimination, bias, and poverty through innovation, partnership and research.
The mission of the African American Male Wellness Agency is to increase the life expectancy of African American men in physical health, mental health, financial health, fatherhood and research. They provide educational programming and resources that are essential to improving the overall physical wellbeing of the African American male and his family.
Kaleidoscope Youth Center (KYC) is the largest and longest-standing organization in Ohio solely dedicated to serving and supporting queer youth. They work to provide a safer place, programming, and leadership opportunities so that youth can be free to explore who they are and empowered to become their confident, truest self. Their services include support groups, housing support, legal support, transportation assistance, mental health counseling, and more.
The Somali Outreach Program provides culturally-specific, intensive, and non-intensive clinical and case management services. Through the use of Somali-speaking interpreters, they provide support for Somali children, youth, and families struggling with symptoms related to loss, trauma, and resettlement, as well as issues that are common to the process of merging two or more cultures. This program also connects Somali families to community resources specific to their needs. The staff has been trained to provide 24-hour crisis support and intervention.