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Faith and spirituality can be a very helpful component of someone’s recovery from mental illness. A place of worship is often a safe place for people, where they can feel welcomed and have an instant sense of support and community. For many individuals and families, faith plays a significant role in their recovery experience. Churches, temples, mosques and faith communities reach 70 percent of the American population each month. In the United States, clergy outnumber psychiatrists by nearly 10 to 1 and are more equitably distributed geographically than health professionals. Many studies...

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12/07/2016
Faith and spirituality can be a very helpful component of someone’s recovery from mental illness. A place of worship is often a safe place for people, where they can feel welcomed and have an instant...
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12/06/2016
Zeta Phi Beta, Inc., Psi Beta Chapter, Grambling State University held a food drive and donated the goods collected to Christian Community Action. From left area Stephanie Matthews of CCA and...
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12/05/2016
Epsilon Alpha Zeta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. members donated food for Christian Community Action. Members present are from left to right, starting at the bottom row: Emma Wilson,...
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12/03/2016
Submitted photos The Memorial United Methodist Church in Simsboro will host their annual Winter Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 10 at the church. There will be home baked cakes, pies, jellies,...
12/03/2016
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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12/02/2016
Get ready Louisiana Tech University, because one of the best bands in contemporary folk music is performing at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, in Howard Auditorium. Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem’s American Spiritual...
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12/01/2016
These pups are looking for a home for the holidays. They have been at 4 Paws Rescue for quite sometime awaiting a family. These pups are up-to-date on shots and have been spayed or neutered. Come see...
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12/01/2016
Community Coordinating Council, Inc., a nonprofit organization providing educational experiences for senior citizens via seminars and educational travel is giving back to the community. A part of C.C...
11/30/2016
The Ruston chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will hold its 30th annual Christmas dinner meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20, at the Ruston Civic Center. The guest speaker will be...
11/30/2016
The Annual Grambling Christmas Parade is Dec. 10. Area churches, schools, bands, businesses, clubs, scouts, ROTC groups and organizations are invited to participate by picking up a parade...