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Thank You!

Published: Monday, November 28, 2016

Thank you for giving to WJCS on #GivingTuesday and every day. Thanks for making such a difference in your local community and in the lives of some of Westchester's most vulnerable residents.

 

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Your Dollars Deliver Critical Mental Health Care

Published: Tuesday, November 22, 2016

With one in five Americans experiencing a debilitating mental health issue in a given year, high-quality and timely care is critical. WJCS clinicians provide research-proven treatment to help kids, and people of all ages, develop skills to manage challenging mental health issues. Please consider giving to WJCS today.

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Westchester's LGBTQ Youth Need Us Today

Published: Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Nearly 90% of LGBTQ youth still hear anti-gay slurs in school every day. WJCS Center Lane's work with schools and community groups promotes healthy learning and living environments for all youth. Please consider supporting them today

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Donate today, double your dollars

Published: Tuesday, November 8, 2016

One in nine (11%) of people age 65 and older has Alzheimer's and 32% of people 85 and older suffer from the disease. WJCS' Family Caregivers program provides support groups, care consultations, counseling and specially trained home health aides to help ease the challenges of caring for a loved one with dementia.

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WJCS Kurz Conference Focuses on Substance Abuse

Published: Friday, November 4, 2016

Nationally recognized clinical research scientist Jeff Foote, PhD, keynotes WJCS 2016 Kurz Conference on "Substance Abuse Treatment: Widening the Circle."  Register now!  

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Published: Tuesday, October 25, 2016

During October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, it's a time to recognize the traumatic impact of violence within the family and learn ways to deal with it, as outlined in the WJCS October Newsletter.

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Early Stage Alzheimer's Patients Invited to 'Live in the Moment'

Published: Tuesday, October 25, 2016

New support group for people with Alzheimer's or dementia starts on Oct. 31. It can be a place to gain a sense of purpose and engagement. Go here for more details.

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Treating Trauma and its Effects

Published: Friday, October 7, 2016

Research has shown that trauma is pervasive in society and organizations of all stripes are finding ways to deal with its deleterious effects. One school district is practicing Unconditional Education, which trains teachers about the 

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