A recent study by Places for People’s Research and Evaluation Team appears in the June edition of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal. The study resulted from a program to serve older adults with mental illness that was funded by the Marillac Mission Fund (formerly Daughters of Charity Foundation of St. Louis).
This week, Maddie Stewart departs Places for People to enter medical school in pursuit of her dream to become a doctor. The two years Stewart spent at Places for People – first as a volunteer and then as an employee – have made an impact on her future focus. “It’s made me commit to community health as the basis for what I do,” she said.