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1/21/2020
Counseling through The Village led one client on an amazing journey
When Molly * first came to The Village’s Moorhead office , she had no idea how much it would come to mean to her. Now she describes it as a “place of miracles,” where she feels safe to share honestly, ask questions, be challenged, break down walls, learn, and grow...
1/16/2020
A father and son talk
By Kathryn Davis Tidd, MSW, LICSW | Counselor | The Village Family Service Center Has “The Talk” come up for you and your family yet? You know ... the birds and the bees, hanky-panky. Yep, I’m talking about sex. If you are anything like most people, the desire to talk...
1/6/2020
Don't wait for a New Year to make positive life changes
By Nancy Boyle | EAP Trainer | The Village Business Institute Many of us make New Year’s resolutions year after year. Why do we wait for a New Year to make positive changes? And how many of us succeed? A recent poll found 45% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions,...
12/23/2019
Nikki with JoDee Knipfer, IOP Supervisor
Nikki was a prisoner in her own bedroom. Her entire life she’d been abused. As a girl, she tucked herself into closets to hide from her mother’s cruel words. She couldn’t escape the sexual abuse she later faced by two people she should have been able to trust. Her 30-year...
12/20/2019
1 in 5 Americans suffer from behavioral health-related illnesses each year
1 out of 5 Americans suffer from behavioral health-related illnesses each year, resulting in strained relationships, lost wages, and even death. The consequences can be devastating, as one local family knows all too well. In the span of just 18 months, they lost three loved ones to suicide. Through in-home...