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Special Support
Special Support

NCC’s sliding scale for fees ensures anyone in need of mental health services can get them no matter what the financial situation. We couldn’t offer counseling sessions at such a low cost to clients without the support of many...

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My Party with a Purpose
My Party with a Purpose

My friend, Kathy Campobasso, and I hosted a fundraising luncheon (Party with a Purpose) at Willamette Valley Golf Club on Friday, May 11th. It was so much fun! We invited 40 friends and acquaintances. Even with scheduling conflicts with our...

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Preventing Suicide
Preventing Suicide

Do They Need Your Help? Looking for warning signs may help you determine if a loved one is at risk for suicide, especially if the behavior is new, has increased, or seems related to a painful event, loss, or change. How Can You Help Them? If...

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Taking Care of Yourself
Taking Care of Yourself

THE STORY Mental health issues are incredibly common. One in six adults in the US are living with mental illness. So it’s clear we need help. WHAT CAN I DO TO TAKE CARE OF MY MENTAL HEALTH? If you think you’re handling a mental health condition...

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Facing Domestic Violence
Facing Domestic Violence

Seven things every woman should know about domestic violence, including where to find help. By Cheryl P. Rose Because domestic violence is an uncomfortable subject, there are misconceptions about what it is and how often it happens. 1. It happens...

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NCC Community Block Party!
NCC Community Block Party!

On April 6, The Northwest Catholic Counseling Center (NCC) hosted its annual spring fundraiser at the Lagunitas Community Brewing Room. Around 160 of NCC’s friends, both new and old, gathered for the NCC Community Block Party in NE Portland. “All...

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One Size Does Not Fit All
One Size Does Not Fit All

One of the tools available to people trying to learn how to be happy – or how not to be unhappy – is self-help books, articles, podcasts, etc. Such resources can be very helpful. It is useful, however, to understand that humans don’t come in one...

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Feeding the Wolves
Feeding the Wolves

At one time or another, we have all struggled with trying to let go of ruminating thoughts about an injustice or insult we have experienced.  What was said and how we could have/should have responded starts a negative, harmful loop in our brain...

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