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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Facility & Service Update
March 25, 2020 —Park Center’s mission is to restore lives. Our services are recognized as an essential business; therefore, we will remain operational during Indiana’s stay at home order. The services we provide are critically important and support a larger community healthcare system. We are relied on for the ongoing…
Park Center’s Outgoing CEO Paul Wilson Reflects on Four Decades with the Agency
At the close of December, Park Center Chief Executive Officer Paul Wilson will retire a four-decade career at Park Center. Wilson started his career at the agency in 1978 as a marriage and family therapist. He has spent the last 24 years as its chief executive officer. Of his…
Caring for Children’s Mental Health & Wellness
Visit our Three Wishes’ page and Services to learn more about how we are helping children. Additional information about services can be found on Linked In and our YouTube channel.
Park Center staff walk for suicide prevention
Park Center supports suicide prevention at the Sept. 29 Out of Darkness Community Walk. The Fort Wayne event raised money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Staff from all service departments and their families participated in the event.
Bluffton staff promote mental health
Staff and family promote mental health awareness while walking in the Bluffton Industrial Parade on September 19 . The group handed out mental health materials, chip clips and candy. Individuals who are experiencing emotional distress can call or visit us at our Walk-In Clinic. Learn more about Park Center’s involvement…
Oyer joins team to offer eating disorder treatment
As Park Center grows to meet the needs of a complex community, it is our pleasure to introduce a new member to the Park Center organization. Dr. Laura Oyer is a psychologist specializing in the treatment of eating disorders. She is overseeing the creation of a new Park Center Intensive…
Allen County opens Sober Living Pilot
Local and state collaborators marked the opening of the Allen County Sober Living Pilot with a ribbon cutting ceremony at Choices, 1610 Spy Run Ave. in Fort Wayne, Ind. Indiana Senator Jim Merritt and Allen County Superior Court Judge Wendy Davis cut the ribbon to commemorate the event on July…
Why We Are Better Together
June 2019 – Park Center developed a public service announcement in response to increased loss of life from “Deaths of Despair”. Deaths of Despair fall into 3 categories. They are problems people often do not address properly because of social misunderstanding. However, these problems are medical in nature and…
Intern seeks quality education through Park Center programs
What is it like to be an intern at Park Center? Jaida Reece has spent the past six months as an MSW intern at the Inpatient Unit, a 16-bed facility that provides assistance to seriously mentally ill adults in need of hospitalization. Below, Jaida discusses her experience at Park Center, her journey into social work, and the advice she gives to future interns.
Park Center participates in cutting edge intervention
The Early Break Psychosis Project integrates the newest technology in telemedicine with treatment approaches confirmed by the national RAISE (Recovery After an Initial Schizophrenia Episode) Connection study and specialized research expertise anchored at IU Medical School and long-established central Indiana health care system, Eskenazi Health.