What are your thoughts?

I am a parent of a graduating senior. As this year winds down, my thoughts are moving toward his college education and mostly how to pay for it. I want so much for my child to have every possible advantage, as all parents do. Then I consider how parents who’ve struggled with a child who has dealt with depression, suicide attempt, substance abuse, or psychiatric disorder. Services for treatment is costly. So, while I am nervous about paying for my son’s college, these parents are panicked – or worse, hopeless.

JC Runyon Foundation can help ease the burden of college expenses for kids who have received in-patient treatment in a behavioral health care facility. Do you know any one who could use our help? Please contact us today! Applications are due May 1st.

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Scholar Spotlight – Rian

Rian had visual hallucinations all his life. Starting at the age of 5, although they were very disturbing, he thought everyone saw them. He never told anyone because he didn’t know it was abnormal. That was until middle school, when his hallucinations began to manifest into debilitating experiences, leading to worrisome self-harming and suicidal behaviors. […]

Our board consists of professionals in the behavioral health care industry and educators. We understand what you’ve been through, and we have the resources to help.