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The Arc of Indian River County The Arc of Indian River County
Individual with severe and profound disabilities face the challenge of finding access to necessary care when their aging parents are no longer able to take care of them. In order to get the care they need, they must leave Indian River County to go as...

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Weekly Insights: Whole Family Health Center Weekly Insights: Whole Family Health Center
According to Indian River Insights, 12% of Indian River County residents do not have health insurance. Whole Family Health Center provides access to affordable quality healthcare by caring for uninsured and underinsured individuals in Indian River County. In 2021, their Behavioral Health Clinic saw 1,151...

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Weekly Insights: Dogs for Life Weekly Insights: Dogs for Life
According to Indian River Indicators, 11.9% of adults in Indian River County are veterans, compared to 8.6% of all adults in Florida. As many as 30% of veterans suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Dogs for Life is devoted to improving the quality of...

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EPP Spotlight: Mental Health Association of IRC
Mental health wellness poster created by students who participated in ELH for depression awareness and suicide prevention. Mental Health Association of Indian River County (MHA) is dedicated to providing immediate access with no barriers to mental health care. Through MHA, individuals are afforded an opportunity...

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Weekly Insights: Tykes & Teens Weekly Insights: Tykes & Teens
Tykes & Teens prioritizes children's mental health in our families, schools and communities through prevention, education and treatment. Mental illness is a silent pandemic afflicting communities, especially vulnerable communities, for years. On average, 61.7% of adults with mental illness in Florida do not receive treatment,...

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EPP Spotlight: Alzheimer & Parkinson Association of Indian River County
The Alzheimer & Parkinson Association of Indian River County serves residents with disorders affecting memory and movement by promoting quality of life and choice through advocacy, support, empowerment, education and research connections. The organization's Social Respite Program provides up to six hours of free caretaking...

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Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine
In partnership with Vero Beach Magazine, Indian River Community Foundation’s President and CEO, Jeff Pickering, writes a monthly column called Indian River Insights. These articles explore the root causes of community needs, celebrate successes, analyze meaningful solutions, and offer insights into persistent challenges. In the...

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EPP Spotlight: Indian River Healthy Start Coalition EPP Spotlight: Indian River Healthy Start Coalition
Indian River County Healthy Start Coalition carries out a mission to establish and support a local system of care that optimizes the health of moms, babies and their families living in Indian River County. The true purpose of the organization is to prevent infant mortality....

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Weekly Insights: VNA and Hospice Foundation Serves with Compassionate Care
The VNA and Hospice Foundation was established to provide compassionate, innovative care of the highest quality, setting the standard for patients and caregivers needing private care, home health, hospice and community health services.  According to Indian River Insights, at 165.2 deaths per 100,000 people, Cancer...

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