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741741 Crisis Text Hotline

741741 is the number for the Crisis Text Hotline in the United States and Ontario Canada. Q: HOW DOES CRISIS TEXT LINE WORK? You text 741741 when in crisis. Anywhere, anytime. A live, trained crisis counselor receives the text and responds quickly. The crisis counselor helps you move from a

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Shared by Stefan Densmore, M.S., President/CEO United Resource Connection December 18, 2018

Successful Self-Control

Newton’s third law of motion is: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. For many, the opportunity to live without consequences would be wonderful.  But of course, this not reality. Reality is constantly giving us feedback about our behavior: a phone call from the gas company that

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Shared by Aaron Karmin, LCPC, Contributing Blogger December 16, 2018

The Search for Resources

We have a search button on our website now that helps individuals and families in crisis, and those who love them, more easily identify resource availability. The search button can be found on the main page of our Resource Directory, and on each sub-directory page.   At United Resource Connection

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Shared by Stefan Densmore, M.S., President/CEO United Resource Connection December 14, 2018

Holiday stress reduction tips

Holiday stress reduction tips by Central Clinic Behavioral Health from NPR affiliate CCBH. One   Two Three Four The post Holiday stress reduction tips appeared first on Central Clinic. View Original Source (CentralClinic.org) Here.

3 Steps to Learning New Skills

Humans are learning machines.  From the day we are born and even before, our brains capture and encode our experiences. The mind is a web of connections with over a hundred billion cells that are crammed into three pounds of the most complex tissue in the universe. Our behavior can

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Shared by Aaron Karmin, LCPC, Contributing Blogger December 10, 2018

Three employees honored for their service

Three of our veteran employees were honored last week for their years of service: Lisa Dalmida, a team leader in child support enforcement, and Michael Patton, our assistant director/Child Support, were honored for 25 years. Antoinette Smothers, an Food Stamp Employment and Training caseworker, was honored for 35 years. Congratulations

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS December 10, 2018

Child care providers preparing for new standards

In 2020, all Ohio child care providers will have to meet new quality guidelines. WCPO reports on how they are getting ready.  The post Child care providers preparing for new standards appeared first on Hamilton County Job & Family Services. View Original Source (HCJFS.org) Here.

3 Ways to Make Better Decisions

Some of my clients will say to me: “why do I always end up drinking more than I wanted? I just don’t know.” “I wish I could change how I talk to my partner. We always seem to end up fighting. I just don’t know what to do. I can’t

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Shared by Aaron Karmin, LCPC, Contributing Blogger December 1, 2018

A huge thank you to our community

 While my wonderful Thanksgiving with family reminded me of the many things I have in my personal life to be thankful for, I also thought about the many work-related reasons to say thanks. I am very thankful the voters of Hamilton County have enough faith in this agency to pass

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS November 30, 2018

Support foster kids through the FAMILY Fund

On this Giving Tuesday, HCJFS has a way to help foster children make college visits, provide toiletries or toys to abused children and aid low-income families with needs beyond job assistance, food and medical care. Hamilton County Job and Family Services now has a way to help foster children make

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS November 27, 2018

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