Staff Profile: Restoring Power Program Advocate Lexa Harmon

Restoring Power Program Advocate Lexa Harmon knows that her work with victim-survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault can be complex. Each client has a unique history, set of circumstances, and needs. She also knows that one universal need must be met first.  “Listening and believing the client is the most important part of my [...]


Program Profile: Restoring Power Program

“It’s never a waste of time to come in or call,” says NYFS Restoring Power Advocate Lexa Hamon. “Sometimes abuse is hard to spot at first. But if you think it might be happening to you, please reach out.”   NYFS’ new Restoring Power program supports victim-survivors who have experienced a range of abusive behaviors from [...]

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Join us at the June Open House

Do you have to be “good” at art to enjoy the benefits art therapy? Absolutely not! Join us on Thursday, June 27 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. for a special hands-on Open House event to learn how art therapy can help you, your loved ones, and our clients. No skills are necessary – just [...]

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Letter from Angie

Dear Friends of NYFS,   First of all, I want to thank you for such an incredible show of support at our 2024 Leadership Luncheon in honor of Mental Health Month in May. It was powerful to have so many partners and supporters in the room for our first luncheon since 2019. We missed you!   At [...]


Notes from NYFS April 2024

Contents Letter from Angie Staff Profile: Kasi Misseldine Program Profile: Restoring Power NYFS Leadership Luncheon is back by Popular Demand! Letter from Angie Dear NYFS Supporters,Spring is always an exciting time of year as we start to see the budding leaves on trees and feel the sense of possibility that spring offers. At NYFS, we [...]


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NYFS welcomes new Community Advocate

“Mental illness and homelessness are conditions, not crimes,” says NYFS Community Advocate Morgan Merritt. As an advocate, Morgan works with community members who have frequent contact with law enforcement and helps clients address underlying issues that contribute to the need for crisis intervention. She serves adults in the Mounds View, New Brighton, Roseville, St. Anthony [...]




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Northeast Youth & Family Services is a nonprofit, community-based, and trauma-informed mental health and community services organization that has been serving your friends and neighbors in the northeastern Saint Paul suburbs since 1976. Among our many programs, we offer two convenient mental health clinic locations in Shoreview and White Bear Lake, MN.

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