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Strengthening Children and Teens Against Anxiety

Strengthening Children and Teens Against Anxiety

Anxiety is a very normal part of being human, but for as many as one in five children it can reach intrusive levels, interfering with family life, friendships, and school performance. This transformational session will provide parents and carers with the essential information and powerful, practical strategies to help their children and teens thrive through anxiety, whether it’s everyday levels of anxiety or more intrusive.

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Responsible Beverage Server Training

Thank you to Officer Mike McManus of the Freeport Police Department and Mike Mack, Regional Juvenile Correctional Manager who provided a Responsible Beverage Server training to local restaurant employee’s last week. Thank you to the The Harraseeket Inn for hosting this community training!

Life of a Student Athlete: Tip of the Week

Tip of the Week: Nicotine is addictive – 3 out of 4 teens who start using in high school will continue to use as adults

Vaping nicotine rewires the brain, which can impact your concentration, learning and impulse control. It reduces athletic ability to focus completely, slowing your reaction time. Nicotine also interferes with lung function – narrowing blood vessels and making your heart work harder than it should.

Video: Tips to Help Your Teen Celebrate Safely

The spring is a time for celebration with prom and graduation! In this new video, hear from local community members such as parents, coaches, principals and law enforcement about tips to help your teen celebrate safely.