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Helping Those Who Struggle with Mental Health
If you're worried a friend is dealing with mental health issues, reach out and ask if they are OK.
By Darren Carter | EAP Counselor | The Village It can be an uncomfortable position when someone we know is struggling with mental health and we don’t know what to say to them. Part of you wants to check in with them, but another part of you might be anxious...
Nothing Helped. Then The Village Entered Their Lives.
Sandy Nelson's family benefited from multiple services of The Village
Sandy Nelson’s daughter was running away and cutting herself. She’d had suicidal thoughts. Nothing was helping her. She was getting worse. That’s when The Village Family Service Center entered their lives. Through In-Home Family Therapy , Outpatient Counseling , and mentoring through Big Brothers Big Sisters , the West Fargo...
Why Kori is Thankful for Her Village Co-Workers
Kori Deisler was nominated by her co-workers to receive $1,500 in car repairs
Kori Deisler is especially thankful for her Village co-workers this year. Because of them, she received a life-changing gift. Kori, a client services intake specialist, was recently selected by Matt’s Automotive Service Center in Fargo to receive $1,500 in car repairs through its Day of Service promotion. The reason? A...
Why Do Women Choose Adoption?
Adoption is a loving choice made with the baby's best interest at heart.
Adoptive parents and adoption social workers will tell you: Adoption is a selfless act , and a way for birth mothers to show the utmost love for their child. This is an important point to remember as we celebrate Adoption Awareness Month in November. But what leads women to decide...
How to Shop on Black Friday Without Hurting Your Wallet
Tips to Prepare for the Largest Shopping Day of the Year For many, shopping on Black Friday has become as much of a Thanksgiving tradition as turkey, with friends and families whipping up a shopping strategy along with the dressing and gravy. Financial counselors at The Village Family Service Center...