Embracing the Heartbeat of February – February 29, 2024 

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Updates and news from across form communities

💗 Embracing the Heartbeat of February

Feeling the vibrant pulse of love and renewal in February, as we welcome you to another  issue of the formula

San Antonio Clubhouse

Changing the Story of Mental Illness for SAPD Officers

The Clubhouse and the San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) collaborated on a presentation aimed at better understanding and supporting individuals with mental illness. This partnership highlighted SAPD's efforts to educate themselves and improve relations with community members, particularly those with past negative experiences. The event was positively received, offering hope for stronger, empathetic connections between law enforcement and the community, with an optimistic outlook for future collaborations.

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Connection Center San Antonio

Empowering Teachers, Nurturing Support

Connection Center started providing weekly peer support to the childcare teachers at the YWCA-Olga Madrid location on Castroville Road. With lots of creativity and care, Peer Specialist Julie Marschlowitz has created a welcoming, safe space for the teachers to come for peer support. Paying attention to the needs of the teachers, Julie adapts the sessions, making them relevant–often focused on self-care and stress release–yet relatively short, so as to honor the teachers’ need to also eat their lunches, as they are accessing peer support on their lunch hour

Growth Corner

🌱 Fueling Your Mind: Discover, Learn, Grow in the Growth Corner

🎬Movie of the Month

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The Power of Unseen Battles

This month's featured film, "Silver Linings Playbook," offers a compelling and authentic glimpse into the complexities of mental health. Starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, the film navigates the intricacies of bipolar disorder and the unpredictable paths of life and relationships.


It's celebrated for its realistic portrayal of mental illness and the impact it can have on individuals and their families. "Silver Linings Playbook" is not just a story about mental health challenges; it's also a tale of hope, resilience, and the redemptive power of human connection. This film beautifully captures the essence of finding silver linings even in the most challenging circumstances.

Quote of the Month

"I am the master of my fate,
I am the captain of my soul."


– William Ernest Henley

In the excerpt from "Invictus" by William Ernest Henley, we are reminded that despite life's adversities, we possess the power to determine our own destiny and navigate the challenges we face. It serves as a poignant reminder of our inherent resilience and strength, empowering us to persevere through hardships with unwavering resolve. Let these words serve as a guiding light, inspiring us to face each day with courage and determination.

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