PBS Parents suggest these tips for volunteering with kids:
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Unpacking after a holiday weekend might not be at the top of your to-do list, but in the meantime, keep kids safe by returning any medicines to their safe storage spot, up and away.
Family Crisis Services located in Portland is hiring a full-time Transitional Housing Coordinator. To learn more about this position please click here.
Resource guide presents information on how grandparents can best communicate with their grandchildren, including 10 ways to have healthy, productive conversations with grandchildren. Please view the guide from The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids here.
The U.S. Surgeon General states, “The science is clear. We know that there is a neurobiological basis for substance use disorders. To end the addiction crisis we must change attitudes and begin treating addiction like the chronic illness it is. And we’ve done it before. Cancer and HIV used to be surrounded by fear and judgement. Today, they are regarded as medical conditions.”
PBS Parents and Kenneth Barish, Ph.D., a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology write about how parents can best raise a child to be emotionally resilient. Read the full article here.
The United States Surgeon General released the first ever report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health titled, Facing Addiction in America. Read the full report here