Cyberbullying: What it is & How to Stop it

By |2020-02-19T11:02:41-05:00February 19th, 2020|Counseling, Featured, Grief, kids, New Directions|

Cyberbullying: What it is & How to Stop it. Questions and answers provided by UNICEF specialists, international cyberbullying and child protection experts, with Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to answer the questions and give their advice on ways to deal with online [...]

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Digital Technology is Helping to Reduce the Stigma of Mental Illness

By |2020-02-03T16:14:15-05:00February 3rd, 2020|Counseling, Featured, Grief, kids, New Directions, News|

Digital Technology is Helping to Reduce the Stigma of Mental Illness When those with mental illness experience prejudice and discrimination in the form of stigma, it can make their suffering considerably worse. Spreading awareness and understanding through education is one [...]

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Achieving Your New Year’s Resolutions Without Compromising Your Mental Health

By |2019-12-30T20:37:03-05:00December 30th, 2019|Counseling, Featured, Grief, kids, New Directions, News, Seniors|

Achieving Your New Year's Resolutions Without Compromising Your Mental Health New Year's resolutions can be extremely productive and help provide the motivation needed to achieve certain goals. Whether short or long-term, setting specific goals is vital for our mental health and wellbeing. Goals [...]

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Capital YMCA Offers Youth Basketball and Art Classes at the Community Well

By |2019-12-29T00:26:43-05:00December 29th, 2019|kids, Programs, YMCA|

Through our developing partnership with the Capital Area Y, we're excited to be offering a fun 8-week activities series for kids on Monday evenings, beginning January 6. Both basketball and arts & crafts will be offered each evening. Ages [...]

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How Mental Health Stigma & Seasonal Depression Affect Students

By |2019-12-23T16:50:52-05:00December 23rd, 2019|Counseling, Featured, Grief, kids, New Directions|

How Mental Heath Stigma & Seasonal Depression Affect Students As the semester draws to a close, students, faculty and staff are likely feeling the stress of final exams and projects. It is common to experience fatigue and anxiety while cramming [...]

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