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Community Connections: Summit Pointe Recognizes Recovery Partners in Calhoun County

Helping Calhoun County residents struggling with addition is a team effort. Summit Pointe Recovery Coach, Ashley, returns to discuss countywide recovery efforts with the organization’s community connections: The Substance Abuse Council in Battle Creek and Substance Abuse Prevention Services in Albion. Click to listen to a discussion of collaborative efforts to help vulnerable populations turn… Continue reading

Community Connections: Summit Pointe and Grace Health

In the second of several episodes with Richard Piet of Livemic Communications focused on our partnerships in Calhoun County, representatives of Grace Health joined the discussion. Together we have examined care partnerships across the board, including a collaborative pharmacy set to open in 2024. Click to hear our representatives from Summit Pointe and Grace Health… Continue reading

Knowledge is Power: Lunch and Learns, Other Resources Can Help Prevent Suicide

September is Suicide Prevention Month. Listen now to Richard Piet of Livemic Communications, as he interviews Scott Teichmer, Suicide Prevention Facilitator, who provides valuable education for suicide prevention and training. You’ll learn more about how you can help by recognizing the warning signs of someone facing a suicide crisis. QPR, just like CPR, is essential… Continue reading

People-Centered Scheduling

Summit Pointe is offering People-Centered Scheduling to improve appointment availability, customer engagement, and customer choice. To serve you better, Summit Pointe is changing the way we schedule care services to improve appointment availability. Provider schedules will have availability 4 weeks out and we will be offering appointments within days/weeks to fit your needs. As part… Continue reading

Six Tips for Parents Readying Kids to Go Back to School

Are your kids experiencing some anxiety about going back to school? Perhaps parents could have a bit of it themselves. Richard Piet with Livemic Communications visits with Summit Pointe Clinical Supervisor Jennifer, who offers parents six tips to ease back-to-school stress. Find more Summit Pointe episodes on Livemic Communications.

Use these Self-Care Suggestions to Dial-Down Stress, Anxiety

Feeling stressed? Overwhelmed? Richard Piet with Livemic Communications talks with Counselor Cherilynn who offers input on what self-care means – and how you might dial down the stress level by taking a few steps in the right direction. Find more Summit Pointe episodes on Livemic Communications.

Summit Pointe Moves All BC Medical Appointments to College Street

Battle Creek customers of Summit Pointe visiting the Capital Avenue and Michigan Avenue locations for medical appointments will now go 175 College Street instead. Richard Piet of Livemic Communications interviews Summit Pointe Operations Director Jamie Schook, about the changes. The discussion centers on how the north end of the College Street building, opposite First Step, is being used…. Continue reading

Summit Pointe College Street Opening December 21, 2022

Summit Pointe To Offer Mental Health First Aid

New Narcan Vending Machine!

  Calhoun County has installed its first Narcan vending machine at the Battle Creek Homeless Shelter. The Battle Creek Shelter was selected due to its accessibility to downtown and the fact that it is open 24 hours/7 days a week. This machine dispenses free naloxone nasal rescue kits to anyone who thinks they may need… Continue reading


The Michigan Project to Prevent Prescription Drug/Opioid Overdose-Related Deaths (MI-PDO) aims to reduce prescription drug/opioid overdose-related deaths and adverse events among residents 18+ in Calhoun, Genesee, and Wayne Counties. As part of this grant initiative, the Michigan PDO team is inviting community healthcare partners to participate in a peer prescribing education program. This prescriber education… Continue reading

IDD Focused Programs Help People Achieve Their Goals

Check out our 15th installment of the Summit Pointe Series on the Richard Piet Show!  Kaley and Liz discuss their work as part of the Summit Pointe care management team charged with assisting those in the I/DD program gain access to human services necessary for them to chart their life course.