NEWS + EVENTS
Learn more from the Child Mind Institute
about how your teen can successfully manage their medications in college. Topics highlighted include:
– Beginning Early
– Getting Organized
– Drinking and Medication
– Drugs and Dangers
– Parental Worries
Medication Management in College
Casco Bay CAN offer’s this training at least twice a year but upon request of service area businesses as well. The next training will be in the fall of 2021. Check out our website here for more information: https://www.cascobaycan.org/rbs-training/
This week we are going to share resources and advice from Child Mind Institute
to help families support soon-to-be college students.
The first shares how problem-solving skills can help students keep from being overwhelmed. Topics include:
– College mental health skills
– Don’t try to “fix” every problem
– Practice mindfulness with your teen
– Help your child establish good self-care
– Work on planning and “coping ahead”
– Develop strategies for self-soothing
Hear how you can communicate, respond and help your teen below!
Preparing for College Emotionally, Not Just Academically
Check out Casco Bay CAN’s new 1-minute video, “Communities Talk” featuring Freeport Middle School students and Coalition members. Learn how you can support youth to make healthy decisions about underage drinking prevention.
Mark your calendars! On Wed., July 14, SAMHSA will be hosting a #CommunitiesTalk Twitter chat with @DEAHQ’s Campus Drug Prevention initiative! Follow #CommunitiesTalk as we discuss #UnderageDrinking & substance misuse prevention on college campuses. #DEAcampus