Why You Shouldn’t Use the Word “Addict”

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids writes, “It’s important that we use language that frames it as a health issue and shows respect to people with an addiction and to their families who are impacted. Just like we would with any other disease, like diabetes or asthma.”

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Library Books for Summer Reading!

Casco Bay CAN has donated 19 books to our service area libraries: Falmouth Memorial Library, Freeport Community Library, Gray Public Library, New Gloucester Public Library, Merrill Memorial Library in Yarmouth and Prince Memorial Library in Cumberland. You can also view them here

Six Ways Parents Can Stay Connected With Their Teen Sons

  1. Focus on loving, high-yield interactions
  2. Tackle stereotypes about masculinity
  3. Show interest in his life
  4. Ask questions and then be patient
  5. Choose the time, place to connect
  6. Initiative the awkward talks

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Early Childhood Mental Health

Maine Boys to Men

Learn more about the Maine Boys to Men program! It helps boys reach their potential to become emotionally healthy, respectful and non-violent men.

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