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Our blog covers events and activities that involve donors and volunteers; tips to strengthen your family; and news, information, updates and helpful insights from the CEO and the leadership staff of Heartland Family Service.

Your support is important!

Your support is important!

Dear Friend, We are so grateful for the overwhelming support you have shown for the hundreds of families who were suddenly uprooted from their homes at the Yale Park Apartments at 34th and Lake Streets. Nearly 500 vulnerable children and adults, many of whom have suffered unspeakable trauma as refugees, are now experiencing trauma all over […]

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3 Important Steps to Managing Stress

3 Important Steps to Managing Stress

Show me someone who never gets stressed and I’ll show you someone who is kidding himself. Everyone experiences stress, even if they have different triggers. The good news is that you can control stress. Below are a few easy, positive steps you can take to wrestle control away from those stressors and get some peace of mind.

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How To Be Mindful of Those Living with PTSD

How To Be Mindful of Those Living with PTSD

The Fourth of July is just around the corner, and for most people, it can be a fun way to celebrate our nation’s birthday. Millions of Americans set off fireworks in the days leading up to the holiday. While fireworks may provide a festive atmosphere for the Fourth of July, it may affect others adversely.

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