Hopewell Farm Introduces New Website To Provide Information for Families Dealing with Mental Illness

Mesopotamia, Ohio, July 7, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hopewell, a therapeutic farm community for adults with mental illness, has just introduced a new, mobile-friendly website to provide information for families, caregivers and health care professionals, according to Richard R. Karges, LISW-S, ACSW, Hopewell's Executive Director/CEO. The URL is www.hopewellcommunity.org.

"Our website contains valuable information to help families and professionals who are looking for an effective alternative for mental health care. It shows the value of a therapeutic farm community as a viable treatment option," said Karges. "The website provides information about mental health conditions such as schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and borderline personality disorder." 

Featuring numerous videos, testimonials and links to other information sources, the website provides easy access to Hopewell's admissions process and team. "The website quickly displays the underlying holistic philosophies of our mental health care model, as well as descriptions of our program, clinical services and staff," said Karges.

"Hopewell is the only therapeutic farm community in Ohio and one of only a handful in the country," notes Karges. "Our website will help families and professionals better understand this treatment alternative. Our outcomes data clearly shows the effectiveness of the Hopewell Model."

About Hopewell

Hopewell is a 300-acre residential working farm located in Mesopotamia, Ohio, where adults with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder and major depression learn to manage their mental illness and return to independent life. It is ODMHAS-licensed and CARF-accredited. Hopewell is a member of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and the American Residential Treatment Association (ARTA). A new backgrounder on Hopewell is available. Information and assessments are available by contacting Hopewell's admissions team at 440.426.2009. Visit www.hopewellcommunity.org.


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