Health & Wellness

Suicide Prevention: The Significance of the Semicolon

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Addiction, anxiety, depression and much more are very present in the lives of those who suffer from mental health issues. The semicolon symbolizes a…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: August 24-September 3, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from August 24-September 3, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health H.R. 5136—Rep. Bob…

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Beverly’s Birthdays Helps Transition-Age Youth Celebrate Milestones

In May of 2021, Beverly’s Birthdays, in partnership with the TAY (Transition-Age Youth) Division, launched a new initiative called Milestones. This referral-based program celebrates the accomplishments of TAY youth. So…

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2 Gen Program for Pregnant or Parenting Transition-Age Youth

If you know a young parent who was formerly dependent, the 2 Gen Program from KidsVoice is available to help. The goal of the 2 Gen program is to keep the…

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A Connection to Family: Passing Down Recipes to Your Loved Ones

Eating is one thing all humans do. Family meals have been a symbol throughout the generations of sharing, nurturing and loving one another. Collecting and passing down recipes is an…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: August 5-August 20, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from August 5-August 20, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Child Care S. 2625—Sen….

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Free COVID-19 PCR Tests at Imani Christian Academy

Preregister online for free COVID-19 PCR tests at Imani Christian Academy! Walk-ins are welcomed. Tests are provided to the public at no cost. There will also be no prescription or…

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Being Kinder to Yourself: An Exercise

Thinking kind thoughts about yourself and showing yourself compassion has psychological and physical benefits. Having compassion for yourself means that you are making the conscious decision to create conditions that allow you to…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: June 29-July 6, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from June 29- July 6, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health H.R. 4217—Rep….

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Mental Health Resources for Black, Indigenous and Other People of Color

While there is no doubt that mental health issues impact everyone in all communities, BIPOC are under-treated in the mental health field. However, there are several growing resources tailored to…

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