With the start of the new year comes old concerns about bullying and peer pressure, but one organization is ready to help.
PILLAR is an organization that offers free counseling services to people of all ages with a focus on youth. They are reminding parents their services are free and flexible.
Myrthala Alejo, a PILLAR volunteer psychologist, says, "We recommend that they call PILLAR and make an appointment. We are available Monday through Saturday. We can help them with psycho-educational classes, or different coping strategies. We have different things available."
Their office is located at 1502 Laredo Street. They also have a website: www.pillarstrong.org.