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Connections opens third Volunteer Reception Center (VRC)

The United States has a long history of volunteerism. From the colonists banding together to survive the New World to Ladies’ Aid Societies during the Civil War to the founding of the first volunteer Bureau in 1919 to today’s use of the Internet to engage volunteers. The “how” may hav

Overcoming: A series exploring the journey toward healing and self-discovery Pt. 3 of 3

Part 3 of 3: by Audia Fraley, Suicide Prevention Educator No matter how you choose to heal, whether it’s by finding support and connecting with other survivors or discovering solace in counseling, you are building upon the branches of self-care.   By exploring the healing process afte

HelpLine Works to Eradicate Stigma Around Mental Illness

Do any of the following questions sound familiar to you? Why do people choose to be depressed? Why can’t they just snap out of it? If someone is suicidal, they’re just a coward. They just act that way for attention. The statements and ideas above are false. These are examples of the m

Overcoming: A series exploring the journey toward healing and self-discovery Pt. 2 of 3

Part 2 of 3: by Audia Fraley, Suicide Prevention Educator Saturday, November, 22, signifies the 16th Annual International Survivors of Suicide Day. Each year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, the suicide prevention community comes together to support those who have lost a loved-one

Overcoming: A series exploring the journey toward healing and self-discovery – Pt. 1

Part 1 of 3:  By Audia Fraley For those that have suffered from suicide loss, the experience of grief may feel like a block of heavy and unforgiving concrete.   After some time, it may even become difficult to envision a life without grief.   The grief process is often tremendously di

Connections Volunteer Center Offers Training for Professionals in a Broad and Affordable 2015 Schedule

Connections Volunteer Center, a program of HelpLine, is offering another full year of community training opportunities in 2015. Visit the website, www.connectionsvoluntercenter.org, to review the new catalog and register online. All trainings are open to the public and provide CPEs fo