8 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

Venessa Steinmetz Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD or the Winter Blues, is a state of depression that many individuals face during the fall and winter. It is different than major depression since it follows a seasonal pattern and usually subsides in the spring and summer months. Winter brings

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YWCA Puts the Lights On Afterschool

By Shaunna Cullen On October 25, YWCA New Britain’s school age program joined a larger collective of over 8,000 events nationwide and hosted a Lights On Afterschool celebration highlighting the important role afterschool programs play in the lives of children, families, and communities.  According to the Afterschool Alliance, 11.3 million

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