News & Events

News & Events

News & Events


Unison’s Ware Child & Adolescent staff, Sarah Bowman and Brooke Rumker (they are the ladies in the first photo) recently attended Go Grounded yoga training for youth to teach youth mindfulness activities through guided meditation, mantra meditation and yoga. These techniques will be used with youth to divert negative thoughts to focusing on the joy of the present moment. Sarah and Brooke provided a mindfulness training today to school counselors from local and surrounding counties and with some Unison staff.

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Unison’s Ware Child & Adolescent team send a special thank you to Georgia Physicians South, Fitzgerald Family Eye care (Douglas), Georgia State Patrol, Nature Gifts (St Simons) and Unison staff for their generous donations. Unison appreciates those that contributed to make this Christmas extra special for over 75 youth in the community.

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Teen Maze Pierce combinedSarah Thrift Bowman with Unison’s Ware C&A Clinic provided a presentation to students at Wacona Elementary 5th graders about her awesome career at Unison! Career Day was held at Wacona Elementary on 10/31/17.

Laneshia Sellers Wallace with Unison’s Ware C&A Clinic provided a presentation to parents and students at Memorial Drive Elementary Honor’s Assembly about services available at Unison.

Stephonie Goddard and Laneshia Sellers Wallace provided information on services at Unison at the Ware County Health Fair on 10/12/17.

Brooke Rumker, Rachel Denton, Sarah Thrift Bowman, and Laneshia Sellers Wallace with Unison’s Ware C&A Clinic were present at Pierce County’s Teen Maze. They presented two booths in the maze on substance abuse/mental health and self-cutting/coping skills and resources. Teen Maze was held at Pierce County Middle School on 10/17/17.


The Accountability Court team was awarded the Steven L Jackson Community service Award at the annual Judges Luncheon. This was a complete surprise to our team. This award is given to persons who have gone over and above the call of duty to impact their community. Judge Gills said this was a unanimous decision between all the judges. It was truly an honor.


On August 21st, Unison recognized International Overdose Awareness Day by holding a balloon release in Mary Street Park. Purple balloons were released in memory of those who have died due to an overdose and silver balloons were released in honor of those in recovery.

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