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Program Spotlight: SASS/MCR Crisis Intervention

Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the year across 224 square miles in seven suburban townships, this team works first-hand in preventing suicide, self-harm, and harm to others among people who are in psychiatric crisis.

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Problem Gambling and Gambling Addictions: An Introduction

Post writ­ten by Maris­sa Thomp­son, KYC’s Com­mu­ni­ty Colab­o­ra­tion and Pub­lic Resource Devel­op­ment Project Associate At the Ken­neth Young Cen­ter, we…

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Recovery is Possible: Tom's Story

Tom Fledderman, Kenneth Young Center’s Drop-In Recovery Support Specialist Team Lead, understands first-hand that peer support can be a crucial support system for people living in recovery with mental health challenges. In honor of National Recovery Month, he shares his personal journey through recovery.

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Celebrating National Recovery Month

Kenneth Young Center is honored to be trusted partners for many community members who are doing the difficult work of living in recovery.

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Blackbaud Security Breach of KYC Donor Data

Blackbaud, a third-party data security firm, suffered a cyber security breach that included Kenneth Young Center's donor database. While no information like banking or credit card numbers were impacted, KYC is sharing this news.

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Russell & Josephine Kott Foundation Funded Memory Cafe

For the last year, KYC has been proud to host it's monthly Memory Cafe for older adults and their caregivers. Although the cafe had to change formats due to COVID-19, we're proud to share the final grant report with you, our community and friends.

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Coping with COVID-19 - A Client Perspective

Author Susie Piasec­ki shares her expe­ri­ence dur­ing quar­an­tine. Susie is a KYC client, Drop-In Cen­ter guest, and for­mer Drop-In Cen­ter Peer…

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Meet Katalina: A KYC Superhero

Nine-year-old Katali­na knew when the pan­dem­ic hit, she want­ed to do some­thing to sup­port oth­ers. She brain­stormed with her mom,…

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Motorola Solutions Volunteers - Making A Difference Together

Although many tra­di­tion­al vol­un­teer oppor­tun­ties aren’t avail­able dur­ing the pan­dem­ic, employ­ees at Motoro­la are still giv­ing back.  Teams are cre­ative­ly work­ing…

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By Don­na Boguslavsky, KYC Com­mu­ni­ty Col­lab­o­ra­tion Project AssociateThe Com­mu­ni­ty Col­lab­o­ra­tion team was proud to rep­re­sent the Ken­neth Young Cen­ter (KYC)…

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