News & Press
Making jewelry brings a sense of contentment
My name is Yvonne Bissell. I have dealt with mental health issues for a number of years. I currently receive services at Ionia County Community Mental Health for the treatment of depression.
“I have been making jewelry for the last three years”. Making jewelry brings me a sense of contentment”. When I am making pieces I am so focused that it makes me forget that I have issues with depression. “Making jewelry makes me forget about my problems.” “When I complete a piece I feel good because I feel like I have accomplished something that is important to me”. “ I feel like I am king a contribution to the community by expressing myself through my jewelry. “