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Your Impact in 2021

Donor Story
Because of your generosity, Tanager Place was able to do so many incredible things to propel our mission forward in 2021. Across the agency, our programs and staff worked passionately to provide the services that helped inspire, empower and heal the children and families in our community. With you as…
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How to Cultivate Resilience for Youth

Education
Tonya Hotchkin, LMFT, RPT, CTRP-C, is the VP of Clinical Services at Tanager Place   Bike riding, fort building, rock collections and swimming are a few of the things that come to mind when recalling childhood. A youth’s younger years should be filled with memories rooted in innocence, bliss, and…
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Tanager Place Speaker Series presents Brandon P. Fleming

News
The Tanager Place Speaker Series is proud to present nationally acclaimed Harvard University educator and author, Brandon P. Fleming on February 5th, 2021. The public is invited to hear Fleming’s inspiring story of struggle, success, and service as he transformed his life as a college dropout to an award-winning educator…
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Holiday Stress

Education
 Brianna White, LMSW, has a passion for normalizing conversations about mental health and making mental health resources readily available to those in need. Brianna currently works as a therapist with Tanager Place’s school based therapy program.    The smell of a home cooked meal, the sounds of laughter, the sight…
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Taking Gratitude Beyond Being #Blessed

Education
As we move into fall and the Thanksgiving season, often we are encouraged to adopt an “attitude of gratitude.” Between an ongoing pandemic, political discord, continuous racial tensions, hot weather, and the everyday difficulties of our ongoing lives, sometimes gratitude feels hard to access. So what is gratitude beyond tagging…
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Tanager Place Announces Clinic Name Change

News
Tanager Place’s Behavioral Health Clinic has been renamed to the Mental Wellbeing Clinic to reflect changes in the mental health field and more clearly and accurately define the variety of services available. The Mental Wellbeing Clinic offers individual, family, group and trauma-focused therapy as well as psychological testing and medication…
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Three School Years of COVID-19: Are the Kids All Right?

Education
Written by Maggie Hartzler, LISW, CTRP-C  – School Based Program Manager   Mask mandates.  Zoom fatigue.  Social distancing.  Quarantine.  Variants. Prior to 2020 these terms, weren’t part of our everyday language.  And they certainly weren’t part of our children’s language.  But now, about eighteen months after the coronavirus reared its…
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