“If you are emotionally not healthy, I guarantee you eventually you are not going to be physically not healthy. If you are physically not healthy over a long period of time, I guarantee you, you will be emotionally not healthy. We’ve got to stop separating the two and see it as health in general. Just health.”
“Our refreshed brand, which officially launches Thursday, February 1, exemplifies our commitment to our work and those we serve,” Places for People Executive Director Joe Yancey said. “This work is gritty and messy at times, but we meet people where they are, help address trauma and treat the whole person.”
Places for People Executive Director Joe Yancey appeared on Show Me St. Louis this morning to discuss how the verdict in the Stockley trial and the emotional days following the decision can impact your health, and how to use coping skills when anxiety arises.
Places for People Executive Director Joe Yancey was a guest on the Feb. 14 edition of STL Live.
Places for People Executive Director Joe Yancey received the Silver Key Award from Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri at the Snow Ball gala on December 9, 2016.
Places for People Executive Director Joe Yancey received the 2016 Elaine Aber Humanitarian Award from Empower Missouri at that organization’s annual conference last week. The award was presented by Nancy D. Spargo of St. Louis Center for Family Development.
The The St. Louis Black Repertory Company hosted the first of two preview performances of Twisted Melodies on Wednesday, April 20. The one-man show, written and performed by Kelvin Roston, Jr., tells the story of Donny Hathaway, a renowned musician who lived with mental illness. Places for People Executive Director Joe Yancey joined Roston on stage for a post-show discussion. Yancey thanked The Black Rep and Roston for bringing the story to St. Louis.
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Places for People Executive Director Joe Yancey was named to the 15-member Crime Commission by St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay. Read about the Crime Commission on the city’s website.