AKFSA in the St. Clair Shores Patch

AKFSA is very appreciative to the St. Clair Shores Patch for helping us spread social anxiety awareness with this article. The timing of this article coincided with our live webcast event with Jeff and Patty Kukes where they shared Andy’s story and the journey they went on to find help for their son. Read the READ MORE »

AKFSA in The Sterling Heights Sentry

Many, many thanks to The Sterling Heights Sentry and writer Cortney Casey for helping us to spread social anxiety awareness with this wonderful article written about AKFSA. With every story like this, we hope we reach at least one person who needs our help. Read the full article here.

Update: New Event Details for A Conversation with Jeff and Patty Kukes

On what would have been their son Andrew’s 33rd birthday, Jeff and Patty Kukes will tell his story and the journey they went on to find help for Andy. They will discuss the birth of the Andrew Kukes Foundation for Social Anxiety, the inspiring work currently underway and the long road ahead. They will answer READ MORE »

AKFSA in the Macomb Daily

AKFSA was honored to be featured in the Macomb Daily with this article. The release of the article coincided with our event, Misunderstood No More: Examining the symptoms, diagnosis & treatment of social anxiety, which was held in the city of Sterling Heights within Macomb County and was hosted by Macomb County Community Health Services. READ MORE »

Misunderstood No More: Examining the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of social anxiety.

The Andrew Kukes Foundation for Social Anxiety and Macomb Community Mental Health invites you to join us for this educational event created for professionals, sufferers, family members and friends to gain a better understanding of social anxiety and the importance of proper diagnosis, treatment and support. The event will showcase a presentation by social anxiety READ MORE »

AKFSA in the Detroit Jewish News

We want to thank the Detroit Jewish News and Managing Editor Jackie Headapohl for this fantastic piece. It is wonderful to have the support of our local news publications as we work to share Andy’s story and spread awareness and understanding about social anxiety disorder. Read the full article here.

AKFSA in the Detroit Free Press

Jeff Kukes and Patricia Kukes, founders of AKFSA, sat down last week with Kristen Jordan Shamus of the Detroit Free Press for an interview that yielded a poignant and insightful article. The piece, titled “Anxiety disorder takes a son away forever,” was published on August 26th and tells Andy’s story and the journey the Kukes READ MORE »

An Evening of Understanding: Demystifying Social Anxiety

The summer may be coming to an end, but this year’s series of outreach activities and events is just getting started. On September 6, 2012, The Andrew Kukes Foundation for Social Anxiety and The Friendship House will proudly present Jonathan Berent, L.C.S.W., A.C.S.W., expert and author on social anxiety at the foundation’s upcoming event, An Evening of Understanding: READ MORE »

A Conversation with Jeff and Patty Kukes

Jeff and Patty, along with their son Scott, founded the Andrew Kukes Foundation for Social Anxiety after the loss of their son, Andy. Andy suffered for many years with social anxiety, which led to substance abuse and eventually a tragic suicide. On Thursday, October 25, 2012, what would have been Andy’s 33rd birthday, Jeff and READ MORE »