In honor of Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, Independence Now has contacted several Consumers to gather stories about their experiences getting mental health support, especially during COVID.
In recognition of World Blood Donor Day, Independence Now staffer and frequent blood donor, Denise Sosbe, shares why it’s more important than ever to give blood.
Independence Now’s Administrative Coordinator, Denise Robinson, lives with a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) which limits her ability to participate in some forms of exercise. So she’s developed her own daily self-help routine to maintain her physical and mental well-being in a safe and healthy way.
Independence Now created this guide to help individuals with disabilities find accessible behavioral and mental health services in Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties.
“I started the practice of meditation during the pandemic…it helps me be present when I am feeling anxious or overwhelmed.”
Adaptive Tennis US is a nonprofit organization that provides professional tennis coaching and training to individuals with physical, emotional, and cognitive disabilities.
The theme for the Independence Amplified Maryland session on Monday, March, 8, 2021 was focused on introducing several support groups available in Maryland.
Nothing beats a cold winter weekend than a warm, ooey-gooey brownie. In the mood for something different? Why not try a blondie brownie! Independence Now Executive Director, Sarah Basehart, shared her family recipe with us and we can’t wait to try it! It’s in honor of #NationalBlondieBrownieDay, so calories don’t count 😜😜😜. Ingredients 1 Cup[…]
The core service of Centers for Independent Living that we are featuring this month is Independent Living Skills Training. As a reminder, Independent Living skills are skills that increase the independence of a person with a disability because they handle more daily activities on their own without the support of others. At Independence Now, we[…]
A winter under quarantine means we’re looking for ways to stay entertained while stuck at home. One way we can do this is to celebrate the Danish art of Hygge (pronounced “hoo-ga”). This concept cannot be translated to one single word but encompasses a feeling of cozy contentment and well-being through enjoying the simple things[…]