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Special collection to aid Maui wildfire survivors

BRIDGEPORT — Parishes throughout the diocese will take up a special collection to address the critical needs of those who have survived the Maui wildfires. Parishes have the options to hold the collection on the weekend of August 19 and 20 or the following weekend, August 26 and 27. Individuals can also make a donation.

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Supporting Teen Mental Health: New Outlook Counseling

As we navigate the challenges of today’s world, it is more crucial than ever to prioritize the mental health of our teenagers. The pressures of academic responsibilities, social interactions, and personal growth can take a toll on their well-being. That’s why Catholic Charities of Fairfield County is proud to introduce a program specifically designed to support teen mental health – New Outlook Counseling with Medication Management.

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Opinion: Taking mental health out of the shadows

Mental health, often stigmatized and misunderstood, has long been marginalized in conversations about overall well-being. Yet, it affects us all, either directly or indirectly. The necessity to prioritize mental health care is indisputable and long overdue.

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A ‘new outlook’ on mental health

Catholic Charities has introduced its “New Outlook” program to provide a holistic and comprehensive approach to mental health care, with services that cater to individuals, families, and groups.

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