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Drug Take Back: A Community Initiative

As we begin to cope with the feelings that come with cold weather, it’s important to address how our medications practices can keep our community safe.

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Staff Spotlight: Meet Nicole, Occupational Therapist

Nicole shares her passion for Occupational Therapy as a mental health profession and how she's making a difference in her field through her work at, and beyond, KYC.

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Shifting the Power on National Coming Out Day

Should "coming out" as LGBTQ+ still be the goal for achieving equity?

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Cook County Commissioner Kevin Morrison: Now is the Time for Transformative Investments in Mental Health Care

Kevin Morrison, Cook County Commissioner for the 15th District, and Grace Hong Duffin, President & CEO of Kenneth Young Center, write about the need for transformative investment in mental health care in a joint piece for the Daily Herald.

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Celebrating a Successful "Remember. Recover. Discover." Event

Thank you to everyone who attended and supported our "Remember. Recover. Discover." event!

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Recovering Out Loud: Living My Truth Despite Stigma

KYC is honored to highlight this first-hand recovery experience of one of our team members, Fran, our Recovery Support Services Project Associate.

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Daryl Pass on Sobriety and Recovery: "This is My Story"

KYC Recovery Support Services Manager shares his recovery journey in his own words, published in the Opioid Mental Health Awareness publication from Shaw Media.

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National Recovery Month 2021

Through Recovery Month, community members learn about mental health and substance use disorders, reducing stigma and barriers to receiving care. Check out some ways that you can take an active role in supporting recovery!

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KYC's Program Training Committee: Providing Learning Opportunities for Mental Health Professionals

Our staff-led Program Training Committee provides learning opportunities to our team and other mental health professionals that translate to better outcomes for communities.

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Help KYC Win $25,000!

Vote now through August 27th to help KYC win $25K to provide mental health services to youth and families!

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