Mental Health

Important Lessons to Learn from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Although Martin Luther King, Jr. Day has passed, it is imperative to know and understand that his message is central to everyone at any given time. Throughout the course of…

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Ways to Celebrate the New Year with Family and Friends

2023 is right around the corner! With so many things that have happened in 2022, next year will surely be a time of fruitfulness for kinship families all over the…

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month Statistics

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It affects many people in America daily. Victims can find themselves in difficult living situations and often struggle to have residential and financial independence…

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Father Shares Encouraging Story About the Strength of Kinship as Mental and Emotional Support for His Children

For children and adolescents, family connectedness acts as a protective factor for their mental health. Fostering this sense of belonging and being cared for in youth can reduce the likelihood…

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Suffering in Silence: Addressing the Youth Mental Health Crisis Further Exposed by the COVID-19 Pandemic | Q&A with Dr. Jacqueline Wilson

Dr. Jacqueline Wilson CEO, TRAC Services for Families Less than 25%. While mental health issues do not discriminate based on race, color, gender, or identity, the understanding of mental health…

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8 Helpful Mental Health Resources for African American Communities

Historically, the experience of African Americans in the United States has been characterized by trauma and violence more often than their white peers. This experience plays a major part in…

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A Discussion on Child Abuse Prevention with Prevent Child Abuse America: Q&A with Jennifer Jones

This year’s theme for National Child Abuse Prevention Month is, “Thriving Children and Families: Prevention with Purpose.” Children have the right to be safe, nurtured, and raised in a stable environment, and…

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The Football Girl: How One Girl is Inspiring the World to Think Outside the Box

Malajsha Mollett, a 10-year author, recently wrote and released a book, The Football Girl, which entails her personal story of a young girl living out her dream of playing a…

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Family and Community Engagement Group Offerings

We have several support groups for families, caregivers, fathers, grandparents and people in the community through our Family and Community Engagement department! If you would like to attend any of…

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Working Parents Pulled in 2 Directions. What Does This Mean for Cos.?

From KellogInsight For working parents, every day presents itself with new challenges, causing an array of complicated emotions. Research from Cynthia Wang, a clinical professor of management and organizations at the…

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