7 Ways to Combat the Winter Blues

“To everything, there is a season and a time to every purpose under the heaven.” For some of us, though, winter is more a season of discontent than one of purpose. From “blahs” to “blues” to clinical seasonal depression, the cold, blustery months can leave us feeling depleted, sluggish, and sad. Warm your heart and soul with these tips for boosting …

Team Member Tuesday: Naomi Carrico

Therapist Naomi Carrico has been working at JFCS for nearly eight years. When asked why she chose to work at JFCS, Naomi explained, “JFCS has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. Growing up, I was involved in so many activities here because my mother worked for the organization. The work that we do …

Your Child’s Mental Health

Children are facing obstacles at a different level than their parents. At a very early age, they are introduced to technology through learning toys and even their parents’ cell phones. As they age, the introduction of the internet and smartphones has brought about cyberbullying, affecting one in three children.  Modern Technology has been proved to foster negative self-images and expose …

JFCS Mentors Social Work Students

Did you know JFCS counselors have been mentoring social work graduate students for over 40 years? Social work students who do their practicum at JFCS have a unique experience that many other agencies cannot offer.  Students are invited to experience other disciplines and departments at JFCS. “Mentoring students is essential, because practicum and intern students need both clinical experiences and …