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The Crisis Center of Johnson County is changing its name

After almost 50 years serving people both within Johnson County and well beyond the county’s borders, the Crisis Center of Johnson County is changing its name. “Our organization will now be known as CommUnity Crisis Services and Foodbank, CommUnity for short,” Becci Reedus, the nonprofit’s executive director, announced on Monday evening. “I can’t stress enough […]

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Donation Drive: Catherine’s Boutique supports the Crisis Center of Johnson County

Little Village’s Donation Drive pairs local businesses with nonprofits they believe in to raise awareness for these organizations and encourage giving this holiday season. Presented by Catherine’s Boutique Buy Catherine’s cashmere socks on Nov. 24, support the Crisis Center Every individual in our community deserves support in a time of need. On Small Business Saturday […]

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Letter to the editor: I’m sick of talking about ‘13 Reasons Why’

After Netflix released ’13 Reasons Why,’ the show instantly produced record internet buzz — over 11 million Twitter mentions in the first month after its release. Increasing the visibility of suicide is important and, when done correctly, makes a difference. The show, with its millions of viewers, had potential to bring suicide prevention into public consciousness, bringing about positive change. Instead, the show produced a negative effect. […]

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