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Christine Bondi and her lovely group of Thirty-One saleswomen have done it again! For the second time this Christmas, dear Christine rallied her customers and others with a Thirty-One Gifts business to donate their time and their money to fund a special tribute to her sister Katie, who died by suicide. This year, the money […]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Organizations across the nation work to bring awareness to mental illness and spread the word that mental health is important to everyone. Tens of millions of Americans are affected by mental illness and their struggles are our struggles as well! Per Obama’s Presidential Proclamation, “This month, we renew our […]

The holiday season is a time of joy and hope for most. However, for those who are struggling with depression, anxiety or other mental health issues, the holidays can intensify the battle. Thanks to the generosity of some gracious givers, Amberwing youth and young adults enjoyed a wonderful Christmas celebration. Participants in Amberwing programming enjoyed […]

Maurices, a clothing store which began in Duluth in 1931 and is now a national retailer with over 930 stores across the country, continues to make positive contributions to the city they still claim as “home”. On September 22, over 35 area organizations and causes benefitted from financial gifts or service work as part of […]

“Contribute” is one of my favorite skills taught at Amberwing. Few things are as powerful to counteract depression as helping someone else or giving back to the community. Both the giver and the receiver reap the benefits when a “contribute” occurs. Thanks to the thoughtfulness of a local Brownie troop, Amberwing was on the receiving […]

For over 50 years, The Association for Ambulatory Behavioral Healthcare has provided education, advocacy and support for Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient programs across the United States. This year, at the national conference in San Diego, CA, Amberwing, Center for Youth and Family Well-Being, was recognized as one of the five nominees chosen for the […]

Bayfront Festival Park was full of colorful fun on June 28th as the Miller Dwan Foundation sponsored another Color Dash to benefit Amberwing. The rain held off and the sun came out to shine on an amazing group of volunteers, runners, walkers and cheerleaders. Over $10,000 was raised to support Amberwing’s mission of providing quality […]

Reading is a healthy pastime, as well as a necessary tool for success in school and other settings. At Amberwing, we have a bookshelf with books for children of all ages and we encourage families to allow their children to select a book to bring home. Thanks to an amazing fundraising effort by Allete, Inc, […]

A special shout out to Sahen Rai, a recent Marshall School graduate. Sahen lost a classmate tragically to suicide earlier this fall and wanted to put that grief into action. He played his clarinet for three hours at the Miller Hill Mall and raised $200 to support services here at Amberwing. The donation was received […]

Give Your Mental Health a Boost with Tips from a Child Psychologist For many of us, the New Year is a time to focus on creating healthy habits, such as exercising more and eating healthier. But Chelsey Harju, psychotherapist at Amberwing – Center for Youth & Family Well-Being, argues that those goals should also include […]

Above all, we believe in hope and transformation - by doing everything possible to foster that possibility in each of us.
Above all, we believe in hope and transformation — by doing everything possible to foster that possibility in each of us.
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