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Party at the Farm
Party at the Farm

September 21, 2018 NCC Board member Ken Willett and his wife, NCC volunteer Debby, put the Side Yard Farm’s bounty on full display at their Party with Purpose on Thursday, September 21. Three dozen friends and family gathered for an evening...

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Back-To-School Blues?
Back-To-School Blues?

August 28, 2018 Parents have a lot on their plate: mortgage payments, healthcare, caring for elderly parents, raising kids, just to name a few. As the new school year gets underway, they face additional stressors — paying for back-to-school...

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Anger and Growing Up
Anger and Growing Up

July 30, 2018 I come from a passionate, Irish heritage.  We said what was on our minds.  It wasn’t until later that I learned that not all families were like that, but I also learned that many of my clients struggled with similar issues.  Over...

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Anger Gets a Bum Rap
Anger Gets a Bum Rap

July 16, 2018 If anger is an emotion like happy, sad and glad, why does it have such a bad reputation?  Before answering that we need a definition.  Like all emotions, it is a response to a person or event that involves our thinking, feeling and...

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Special Support
Special Support

July 3, 2018 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...

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My Party with a Purpose
My Party with a Purpose

June 18, 2018 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...

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