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CACS Board Proclaims August as Teen Suicide Prevention Month

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
TeenSuicideThe staff and Board of Directors at CACS set aside the month of August to help bring awareness to the impact of teen suicide and the prevention efforts in place in our community.
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CACS Official Approval of Construction of New Facility

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Capital Area Counseling, and their Board or Directors, approved unanimously in their June 21st board meeting, their dream of building a new integrated behavioral l health facility in northeast Pierre.
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CACS Commemorates May as "National Foster Care Month"

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
CACS Foster CareThe staff and Board of Directors at CACS recognize May as "National Foster Care Month." We set aside this month to recognize foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help children and youth in foster care f....
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Capital Area Counseling Launches Final Push to Raise $500K for New Facility

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Capital Area Counseling, and their Board or Directors, is launching the final public phase of their Building Better Tomorrows Capital Campaign with a goal to raise a final $500 thousand to help make their dream of building a new integrated mental healthcare facility in a central South Dakota a reali....
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CACS Appoints New Board Member

Thursday, December 14, 2017
Capital Area Counseling Service, Inc., announced the appointment of a new member of the CACS Board of Directors. Leon Schochenmaier has begun his first three-year term and is joining a dedicated board.
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CACS Awards Julie Moore 2017 Community Partner Award

Monday, September 18, 2017
The Capital Area Counseling Service (CACS) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the staff at CACS has selected Julie Moore of the Avera St. Mary’s Foundation as this year’s winner of our Community Partner Award.
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CACS Announces Next Board Chairperson

Friday, July 14, 2017
The Capital Area Counseling Service (CACS) Board of Directors is pleased to announce Doneen Hollingsworth of Pierre was elected Board Chair at the Board’s Annual Meeting held on June 22, 2017. Her term will run through June 2019.
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Battelle Partnership to Increase Local Suicide Research

Friday, July 14, 2017
CACS is now partnering with Battelle to gather information on the barriers and facilitators to engaging clinicians in suicide prevention interventions.
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CACS Presents 2017 Visionary Award

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
The Capital Area Counseling Service (CACS) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the Pierre Police Department has won the Board’s Visionary Award. Board Chair, Mark Swendsen made the presentation at Tuesday evening’s Pierre City Commission. Chief Dave Panzer was on hand to receive the honor on b....
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Netflix series titled “13 Reasons Why”

Friday, May 12, 2017
There has been increasing interest in the Netflix series called “13 Reasons Why.” This series depicts the struggles of a high school student and her death by suicide. Many education and mental health professionals are debating the impact of the series. Will it bring discussion about suicide, the 10t....
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