October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Thursday, October 6, 2016
The Capital Area Counseling Service Board of Directors is partnering with the Pierre Police Department to spread the message to prevent bullying. It is not just an education or health problem; it requires a community solution. CACS and the PD are committed to working together to help families preven....
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Capital Area Counseling Services to Host Recovery Month Awareness Walk

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
“With the community showing support at such an event like this Color Walk, it is our hope that those affected by mental illness and substance use disorders can see support all around them. Through this support and proper treatment, a healthy lifestyle is attainable for all affected.” Matt Judson, CA....
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A First Look at New $4M CACS Building

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Dennis and Shirley are the Hughes County 'Building Better Tomorrows' Campaign Chairs and are among more than a dozen volunteers working to raise a total of $5 million to build and maintain a new main campus for CACS.
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Loretta Jochim Day at CACS

Thursday, September 1, 2016
As Chair of the Capital Area Counseling Board of Directors, I proclaim Friday, September 2, 2016 as Loretta Jochim Day at CACS. Loretta joined our staff 30 years on September 2, 1986.
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Future Plans for Capital Area Counseling Service Announced

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The Board of Directors of Capital Area Counseling Service, Inc. (CACS) recently hosted an event and announced the results of a study which verified that central South Dakota is in need of a premier mental health and addiction facility.

Hughes County Sheriff Mike Leidholt Wins Visionary Award

Friday, June 24, 2016
The Capital Area Counseling Board of Directors is pleased to announce their annual Visionary Award has been presented to Hughes County Sheriff Mike Leidholt...
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Philanthropic Planning Study Finds Support for Capital Area Counseling Service, Inc.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Paul J. Strawhecker, Inc. of Omaha, Nebraska, recently conducted a philanthropic planning study for Capital Area Counseling Service, Inc. (CACS) to evaluate the prospect of the agency building a new facility in Pierre.
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May Press Release: Mental Health Awareness Month

Friday, April 29, 2016
This year's theme for Mental Health Month — Life With a Mental Illness — is a call to action to share what life with a mental illness feels like to someone going through it. Life with a Mental Illness is meant to help remove the shame and stigma of speaking out, so that more people can be comfortabl....

CACS Welcomes Gary Ray to the BOD

Friday, April 29, 2016
We asked Gary a few questions to understand why he chose to serve on the board at CACS:
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April Press Release: Child Abuse Prevention

Friday, April 1, 2016
The Board of Directors and staff at CACS recognize April as Child Abuse Prevention Month and hope to increase the awareness of child abuse issues dealt with in Central South Dakota. The local communities can work together to prevent abuse and neglect of future generations. Prevention is possible and....
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