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By SuperUser Account on 2/22/2013 11:43 AM
On Wednesday, February 20th, Hanrahan, Fairview, Ashland, Dunbar and Gary Gore students displayed their talents on stage to a packed audience at the Fairview gym. Following their entertaining routines, five Collegiate fraternities came up on stage to show students how their dance skills can further develop as they grow and mature.  Setting a positive example about how your interests and passions continue into later life, is a great life lesson. Thanks to all who organized this grand event!
By SuperUser Account on 2/14/2013 12:42 PM
Senior Citizens who attended the Healthy Relationships workshop on February 14th enjoyed great discussion, companionship, a light breakfast and an opportunity to learn about strong and positive relationships.  Jennifer Washington, clinical therapist, shared valuable knowledge about what it takes to have a healthy relationship and Evelena Jones, case manager, discussed the benefits of hand reflexology.  The event was topped off by Evelena's  home baked velvet cake ... absolutely yummy!
By SuperUser Account on 2/4/2013 2:45 PM
Professor Stuart Greenbaum, our new Board Chair, is featured in the St. Louis Business Journal (February 1 - 7). The article highlights his significant accomplishments as Dean of the Olin School of Business, Washington University, his previous tenure as a faculty member at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and his many years of service on the boards of over 17 different organizations.  We're very fortunate to have a man of his character and experience heading up our Board and look forward to realizing his vision as he leads our organization during the next couple of years.
By SuperUser Account on 2/4/2013 1:50 PM
On Thursday, January 31st,  we celebrated the wonderful work of our retiring Life Crisis volunteer, Bill Stough. For the past three years he has volunteered on our Life Crisis hotline, helping people suffering from depression and mental illness. "Volunteering for Life Crisis totally changed my life." "I'm so grateful for the experience!" (Photo: Bill Stough on left, Professor Stuart Greenbaum, Board Chair, on right.)
By SuperUser Account on 1/16/2013 12:19 PM
Peer2Peer, a coalition whose mission is to empower youth and adults to lead healthy lives, is holding a free panel event, featuring Dr. Bo Kennedy, an ER physician at Children's Hospital, along with an EMS worker and BJC social worker.  Event is being held on Wednesday, February 13th, 7 - 8:30 pm at North Middle School, 11289 Manchester, Kirkwood. For more info., check out the flyer.
By SuperUser Account on 1/4/2013 2:05 PM
Many thanks to all the direct sponsors and donors who contributed to our Holiday Adopt-A-Family initiative.  Your generous contributions allowed us to spread Holiday cheer to several families in the St. Louis area.
By SuperUser Account on 1/4/2013 11:36 AM
Senior citizens gathered a the Shreve Center on December 18th to enjoy a cup of joe, some conversation and a discussion about isolation.  Facilitated by Jennifer Washington, one of our clinicians, seniors explored this topic and how to confront it.
By SuperUser Account on 11/29/2012 2:36 PM
Thanks to A.S.A.P. and the St. Louis Rams, our after school students from Dunbar Elementary visited the Rams training facility and had a chance to enjoy some activity with Rams' kicker Greg Zuerlein and linebacker Justin Cole as part of Play60, an initiative that tackles childhood obesity.  The video captures the
By SuperUser Account on 11/19/2012 8:38 AM
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By SuperUser Account on 11/9/2012 12:17 PM
Our St. Louis SOS group is moving to the West County area, beginning November 28, 2012.

As you know, suicide can be very frightening, confusing and overwhelming for family and friends left to cope with the loss.  The impact of suicide may last for a very long time, particularly if there is no one to share the grief with.  A support group offers the chance to work through these feelings with others experiencing the same loss.
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