suicide prevention in the age of cyber bullying – how you can help

Posted by Michele Brown on Sep 14, 2017 2:23:46 PM

The statistics are staggering. According to a national study, between 6 and 35% of the young people in this country have experienced some form cyber bullying. It’s being recognized as a new form of violence, and it has potentially devastating consequences.

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Topics: Children's Mental Health, Bullying, Parenting

Welcome to (Grand)Parenthood

Posted by Mike Hannan on Sep 7, 2017 10:51:09 AM

A 2016 report by the Associated Press stated that 2.7 million grandparents are raising grandchildren, and about one-fifth of those have incomes that fall below the poverty line, according to census figures. Their ranks are increasing. At the time the article was written, the number of grandparents raising grandchildren was up seven percent from 2009, and the trend is holding.

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Topics: Parenting

children’s mental health and the juvenile justice system

Posted by Mike Hannan on Aug 31, 2017 10:59:09 AM

Perhaps one of a parent’s greatest fears is having a child get in trouble with the law. That fear is amplified for parents who have a child diagnosed with a mental illness.

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Topics: Children's Mental Health, Parenting