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Through My Eyes

College youth: Abby G. Like all students in 2020, college students were not immune to the challenges that came with modified learning environments. As a senior in college, it has been a new venture in learning and recruiting as I seek employment beyond graduation and...

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It’s the Most Stressful Time of Year!?

By: Meghan Heffner Relationships  We often hear that the holiday season is the “most wonderful time of the year,” but for so many the holidays are anything but wonderful, especially when there’s loss, trauma, unresolved issues and addiction. Robert Navarra, Psy.D....

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Gratitude in Unknown Times

Finding gratitude when times are tough is not always easy. We all are living in challenging and difficult times. Here are some ways the YSB staff shared on how they practice gratitude: "Focus on the small stuff, the things that we take for granted. Reflecting back on...

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YSB’s 2020 Virtual Gala a Success!

Dear Friends of YSB, Thank you for supporting Youth Service Bureau’s first-ever Virtual Gala Event on Friday, September 18th. We are delighted to share with you that you and your fellow donors, sponsors, and auction item purchasers made our event fun, exciting, and a...

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month

We all have a voice of care for family members, students, neighbors, and community members.  Thanks to a PACER’s focus on bully prevention, we all have an opportunity to unite, get educated, bring awareness and hope to all. Joining this this important message we at...

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September is Suicide Prevention Month

"Together it gets better" The Suicide Prevention Collaborative (SPC) was founded in the spring of 2010 by Dr. Shelly Strong, MD and Dr. Renee Penticoff, PsyD after the loss of several young lives to suicide in Washington County, MN.  Renee and Shelly felt deeply moved...

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Screen Free Summer

By: Merri Guggisberg, YSB’s Youth & Family Education Coordinator School’s out and the sun is shining but what now? YSB has compiled some fun activities to create lasting memories with your family, and none of them involve technology. Use this list to build a...

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2019 Gala Recap

Youth Service Bureau Celebrates its Third “Growing Together Gala” By Paul DeGeest, YSB Development Director On Friday, May 10th, educators, community leaders, elected officials, parents, friends, and YSB staff and volunteers came together to celebrate the third annual...

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