Are you creative? T-Shirt Design Contest for Mental Health Month!

The Mental Health Association of Cortland County has announced a t-shirt design contest to recognize May as Mental Health Month!  Join the efforts to take away the stigma from mental illness by submitting a design for their annual t-shirt and … Continued

Parental Influence on Teens is Ever Present and Important

By Joshua Wright, Prevention Specialist – You may feel your impact on your teen isn’t as effective as their friends, commercials, or movies when it comes to illegal substances. Yes, you raise them to have respect, be good role models, … Continued

Trevor Project Training: Preventing LGBTQ Youth Suicide

On February 22, the Cortland LGBTQ Center and the Cortland County Mental Health Department are sponsoring The Trevor Project Training for members of the community who want to help prevent LGBTQ youth suicide. The training is free and open to … Continued

New Program Treats Children with Problematic Sexual Behaviors

  Some sexual play among young children,such as playing doctor or looking at private parts, may be considered normal. However, some sexual behaviors are inappropriate and potentially harmful to children. For example, some children display intrusive, aggressive, or coercive sexual … Continued

8 Reasons Why People Don’t Get Treatment for Mental Illness….and how we can help

Dr. David Susman has a great post on his blog listing 8 Reasons Why People Don’t Get Treatment for Mental Illness that is worth reading. But Family Counseling Services has things to offer that can help cut down that list. … Continued

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