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National Suicide Prevention Month: Lighting the Path to Hope

National Suicide Prevention Month: Lighting the Path to Hope

Every year, September is recognized as National Suicide Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness about the alarming prevalence of suicide and the resources available to prevent it. For many, it is a time of reflection, education, and commitment to advocating for mental health. The mission of Catholic Charities of Fairfield County (CCFC) New Outlook Counseling is to stand in solidarity with those struggling and to provide compassionate and professional care.

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“Feeding our Families” through New Covenant Center

“Feeding our Families” through New Covenant Center

This Saturday, September 9th, New Covenant Center, a program of Catholic Charities of Fairfield County, will be participating in NBC 4 NY and Telemundo’s sponsorship of “Feeding our Families” in the tri-state area. Over 200 Stop and Shop locations will be the sites of local food pantries who will collect donated items to distribute to people in need. The overall goal is to reach $1 million in donated food throughout the region.

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Special collection to aid Maui wildfire survivors

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

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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