Mental Health

Toddlers and TV
Toddlers and TV

Computers, tablets and smart phones provide shortcuts to fun and information- for adults! In regard to infants/toddlers, the scary statistics are in. Even the research has been researched. The very young perceive TV differently than older...

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The Body War
The Body War

From NCC Co-Founder Sr. Barbara Kennedy, OSM, LPC When I was a kid the only horror movie I saw was the Body Snatchers and it scared me into not wanting to see another one.  Now a body snatching is happening to our young girls.  No, this body war...

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Fake News
Fake News

Barb’s Blog – From NCC Co-Founder Sr. Barbara Kennedy, OSM, LPC A wildfire of information  or misinformation is a few clicks away. A phrase we hear frequently in politics is “Fake News”.  It’s not just politics.  For example, there...

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The Grudge Health Hazard
The Grudge Health Hazard

Every day offers us an opportunity to review, reassess, and realign. There’s a good reason to do it. Did you know that holding a grudge is hazardous to your health and is probably getting in your way? Dr. Fred Luskin (Director and Cofounder of...

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All Fun, No Fuss!
All Fun, No Fuss!

The slogan for the NCC Community Block Party Fundraiser certainly lived up to its billing! 160 people packed the Lagunitas Brewing Community Room in NE Portland to enjoy great beer, local wines, and fabulous food from three local food trucks. The...

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