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The Demographics of Homelessness

September 11, 2014

Homelessness is a national problem with direct consequences in Iowa in general and the Dubuque in particular. That’s why Hillcrest is so active in our outreach to the homeless providing shelter, counseling, and assistance in numerous ways.

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Breathe Easy – Hillcrest’s Tobacco Free Program is Working

September 7, 2014

Did you know that Hillcrest has a comprehensive tobacco prevention program? We sure do, and last year alone, our staff of tobacco prevention specialists had 932 Dubuque-area students sign-up to take the pledge of commitment to be tobacco free.

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Time to See a Marriage Counselor?

September 6, 2014

There are many therapists at Hillcrest who specialize in marriage counseling. This form of counseling is extremely important because many times we’re not prepared with the right skills and experiences […]

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The Stigma of Mental Illness

September 4, 2014

After the tragic news regarding the life of actor and comedian Robin Williams, mental illness in general and depression and substance abuse in particular, is once again front and center in the news. But even with countless tragedies, has the social stigma about mental illness diminished?

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