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Laughing Matters Brings Joy to Oceana County

Laughing Matters is an annual fundraiser that supports our work at the Lakeshore Counseling Office in Oceana County. With one of Michigan’s highest rates of poverty and lowest rates of counseling access, the need for our work there is great. And the benefits of our… continue reading Laughing Matters Brings Joy to Oceana County

Mental Illness Doesn’t Have to Be a Secret

There are movies made about it. Celebrities devote entire interviews to talking about it. And authors write books on it. But, our kids can’t talk about it at school. And adults can’t openly embrace it. Shame, confusion and misunderstanding continue to surround it. There’s no… continue reading Mental Illness Doesn’t Have to Be a Secret