Suicide Awareness Month

September is Suicide Awareness Month.   It’s important to raise awareness that suicide is preventable. How? Suicide is a means to an end. An end of pain. If we treat the pain early enough, we can prevent many from losing their lives to be free of pain.   Recognize When Someone Needs Help.   The first step in preventing […]

Youth and Transition

Marsh Brook Place House Warming

You are cordially invited to a special house warming celebration as Ohio opens its first permanent supportive housing program for youth. In mid-August, 40 young people ages 18 to 24 will move in to Marsh Brook Place in south east Columbus. Please help us get 40 apartments ready for the new residents! Drive Through House […]

Becoming an anti-racist organization

On June 3, 2020, the Huckleberry House management team wrote and publicly shared a statement promising to fight for a more just and equitable society. On June 17, 2020, the same group drafted five management initiatives they will prioritize over the next 12 months. On July 23, 2020, the Huckleberry House Board of Directors unanimously […]

Expect More.

Mental Health Awareness

Safety Planning Throughout Staying-at-Home

Parent-Child Conflict During COVID-19

COVID-19 is a crisis. The stress of exposure, paying for bills, helping your child with their homework, keeping your dog quiet during your meeting, and protecting yourself is overwhelming. As professionals, we have the added pressure of navigating what to say, when you don’t know what tomorrow looks like. If you haven’t heard it today, […]

Anxiety And COVID-19

Helping Youth in Times of Pandemic

From the Desk of Professional Development For those of you like me, you started watching the COVID-19 news with mixed emotions. Wavering between “do I take this seriously” and “we’ve got to be vigilant”. My answer when we first started talking about COVID-19 was ‘we must protect those who are vulnerable’. Three weeks into social […]