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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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Preventing Suicide
Preventing Suicide

Do They Need Your Help? July 11, 2018 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...

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Taking Care of Yourself
Taking Care of Yourself

May 21, 2018 According to NAMI, nearly one in five U.S. adults live with a mental illness. That’s about 46.6 million people. As common as it is, not many people know how to to take care of their mental health, or their rights. As part of...

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Mental Health Awareness Month
Mental Health Awareness Month

May 7, 2018 Nearly one in six adults (44.7 million people) in the US experiences mental illness each year. That’s a lot of people, but you don’t hear a lot of people talking about it. These struggles include many different conditions that vary in...

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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 May 1, 2018 Because domestic violence is an uncomfortable subject, there are misconceptions about what it is and how often it happens...

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NCC Community Block Party!
NCC Community Block Party!

April 26, 2018 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...

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

April 20, 2018 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...

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