Domestic Violence in the LGBT Community

The LGBT Resource Center offers support and educational information to create a safe place in our community. One of the topics that we take very seriously is domestic violence in the LGBT community. A 2010 report published by The Centers … Continued

Does Advertising Impact Underage Gambling? Absolutely!

Look at the advertisement above. What is this advertisement selling? What makes it so eye catching and appealing? How do the advertisers use colors and the cute characters to appeal to you? And finally, what is the advertisement selling? This … Continued

McGraw Students Participate in “I choose” Project

Recently, Youth Assist Program (YAP) member Jordan Kelley and his classmates at McGraw Central School District took part in the “I choose” campaign for National Prevention Week. The “I choose” project was an easy way to make a difference, be … Continued

Why Adventure Based Counseling?

Why would our staff want to learn about and use adventure based counseling? Because evidenced based research shows that activities requiring cooperation, problem solving and risk taking help connect people to actions and feelings they have experienced. Adventure based counseling … Continued

Alcohol and The Brain

If you spent any time with teenagers, you may begin to wonder what is going on inside their heads. Rolling eyes, smart mouths, mood swings, and risky behaviors seem to be a simple matter of course for 13 to 19-year-olds. … Continued

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