Break the Silence – End the Stigma

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness month and I woke up today with a message I could not hold in. You don't have to fight this fight alone! Find out more: www.HicksStrong.org FREE confidential mental health therapy for military members via TeleHealth (Active...

The Big G Classic – Basketball Tournament

The Big G Classic – Basketball Tournament

Volunteers Needed The Big G Classic is a few weeks away. July 30-Aug 1st HicksStrong needs volunteers for the entrances and the HicksStrong tent. This includes set up and break down of the tents as well as handing out bracelets and taking temperatures.  What: The...

HVCC PTK Honor Society showing support for HicksStrong

Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society hosted a HicksStrong Hug Mug event for Mental Health Awareness Month. Hudson Valley Community College Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Members Seated, front row (right to left): Madison Austin,...

Eat the Rainbow

In this article we will discuss the importance of eating a colorful diet. The term “eat the Rainbow” is a simple and easy way to remember to fill your plate with a variety of colors! Fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber, antioxidants and...

Taking Control of Your Finances in 2021

The start of a new year gives us all a chance to hit the reset button and start new goals. 2020 was a year of many challenges for all, but the good news is we survived! 2021 will continue to present us with challenges, some carried over from 2020 and as always, there...

The “D” in Depression

The “D” in Depression

In this article we will discuss the importance of vitamin D intake through proper nutrition and the beneficial effects on mental health. Vitamin D is one of the most common vitamin deficiencies in the United States. Affecting “more than one billion children and adults...

We are all human

We are all human We all have unique experiences: Some that unite us, some that divide us. We have all felt pain, however slight or extreme. We all look for answers or clarity in some way. We all want to feel love acceptance and that we belong to something greater. We...

Steps in the right direction!

Thank you to the Caserta family for standing in the gap and fighting for change. https://www.timesunion.com/news/amp/It-s-so-personal-How-military-families-are-15426715.php