Category Archives: Mental health

“It gets better” movement raises awareness of LGBT bullying, but can’t solve the problem alone

by Collin Lessing, JVA Consulting Today the staff at JVA Consulting is joining people around the country in wearing purple clothing as part of a movement to raise awareness for the bullying-related suicides that have taken place in recent weeks. … Continue reading

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Prominent suicides force the question, “What can we do?”

by Ashley Kasprzak, JVA Consulting I recently heard the story of actor Andrew Koenig’s death in Canada and I thought, “Whoa, that story is uncomfortably too familiar!” Next, I realized that my brow was furrowed, jaw clenched and I was … Continue reading

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Support local organizations with 2010 calendars

Need the perfect last-minute holiday gift idea? Two JVA Consulting clients are offering calendars that support important causes. The Society for Creative Aging, a Boulder-based group that works to give older adults opportunities to discover their creative potential, is currently … Continue reading

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JVA’s News You Can Use, 12/3

Welcome to JVA Consulting’s new blog! Each Monday, we will share with you the latest news in the nonprofit sector, as well as interesting headlines that affect the world we live and work in. (Note: Some of the sources are … Continue reading

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