Youth Employment Services

Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP) The Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP) provides special services to youth between the ages of 15-25 years old to assist them in achieving their educational and vocational goals. While working with peer advisors, youth clients interact with professional individuals who have similar paths, perspectives, and educational goals by providing referrals to supportive […]

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Learning and Treating Depression

You don’t need to know why someone is depressed to help their Depression. Depression is a disorder, listed in the DSM-V depressed mood most of the day overeating or weight loss etc… CBT has been shown to work as well as Medication, first proven effective in the early 1980’s   Problem Solving Therapy, Behavioral Activation & […]

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Psych Meds . . .how to navigate this conversation

Medication does not “cure” mental illness, but it can help control symptoms and is most effective when combined with therapy. Talk to your provider and come prepared with answers and ready to discuss these questions. What medications have been tried What can they afford What are you willing to take What has not worked What side […]

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The Importance of Coalitions

I am at a clinic put on by SAJE https://www.facebook.com/strategicactions  Check them out! Here are some things I am learning: Don’t do the work twice. Find someone who shares your interest and push policy more effectively. The policy is important. A coalition can spread the word better and faster.  Get a good number of people at public […]

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