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Why Awareness Isn't Enough

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. As a counselor, this is important to me because so many of my clients are ashamed or feel “crazy” because of their mental health diagnosis, so having more awareness to decrease the stigma is a great thing. 338 more words


Berkshire County Kids' Place - Raymond James Monopoly Tournament

On Thursday, February 25, Berkshire County Kids’ Place joined forces with Raymond James for the Raymond James Monopoly Tournament at Berkshire Hills Country Club.

Approximately 120 players gathered together in a fast-paced version of the classic game, and fun was had by all. 42 more words

Hillcrest Educational Foundation

Rio Grande Valley Families Enjoy Family Fun Day Hosted by Local Non-Profit Serving Teens and Parents

HARLINGEN – More than 240 people gathered for Family Fun Day hosted by BCFS Health and Human Services-Harlingen and BCFS Health and Human Services-McAllen, Saturday, April 23. 462 more words


Sip and Sob: Cousins we were never warned about or prepared for.

When most of our mothers contemplated situations of abuse with us, many of them forgot to mention our cousins, uncles, mother’s friend-girls, grandfathers. Precisely, as one colleague put it, “she neglected to tell me anybody could be my cousin. 190 more words

Bringing Awareness to Child Abuse

As many of you know, April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. According to the National Children’s Alliance, in 2013, Children’s Advocacy Centers around the country served nearly 295,0001 child victims of abuse, providing victim advocacy and support to these children and their families. 324 more words

The Broken Vessel