Van Buren Township rehabilitation center patient missing after getting into vehicle with women
VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Police are searching for a 37-year-old woman named Carissa Sheffield who went missing around midnight Sunday after walking away from the Rainbow Rehabilitation Center. Sheffield is a patient at the center and disappeared then after getting into a green Ford Flex with two other Black womenShe is described as Black with braided black hair, 5 feet, 7 inches tall, and weighs 227 pounds. Police do not have information on what she was wearing at the time. Police warned that Sheffield is vulnerable to risky behavior due to mental health issues that include a closed head injury and schizophrenia. Anyone with information is asked to call the Van Buren Police Department at 734-699-8930.
Ann Arbor-based adult rehabilitation nonprofit gets fresh start during pandemic
(Meredith Bruckner)Read: Local nonprofit impacted by Lucky’s Market closing in Ann ArborIn June, some members of staff were able to come back after they secured state funding. However, the fiscal year ended on Oct. 1 and with no funding for the next fiscal year, Fresh Start Clubhouse was back at square one. “The Clubhouse, in partnership with Community Mental Health, spent a month talking with our members, staff and advisory board,” said Berman. It’s going to allow us to reach way more people.”It will also allow Fresh Start Clubhouse to seek other revenue streams outside its contract with CMH, such as grants and individual giving. Monthly sessions will be held from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. and people can come and go as they want.”Fresh Start Clubhouse is also currently hiring.
Michigan agency removes foxes, coyotes from unlicensed rehab
MICHIGAN – Officials removed a half-dozen red foxes, three coyotes and other animals from an unlicensed rehabilitation center in western Michigan where the owner’s 2-year-old granddaughter lost an arm after reaching into a pen that housed two wolf-dog hybrids. The agency said it learned in August that a girl had been bitten in July after putting her arm into a cage. Pearson, 59, said Saturday that Cullen told her in July that she could start taking in wildlife at Howling Timbers and that she was licensed. Pearson said the animals are not bred at Howling Timbers and that her organization collects them from inside and outside Michigan. The girl was rushed to a hospital where she underwent surgery on her right arm, Pearson added.
Train like an Olympian at DMC Sports Performance
Host, Tati Amare spoke with Patty Jobbit, the CEO of the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan and Allison Cortellini form DMC to learn more about the new DMC Sports Performance facility powered by Exos in Pontiac. DMC has partnered with an elite human performance organization called Exos. One tool used are recovery boots. The boots wrap around your legs and use air to bring blood flow back to the heart to be filtered. The grand opening for the Rehabilitation Center of Michigan is Thursday, October 24th at 5 pm in Pontiac.