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Building an Asset-Rich Community for our Children

By: Elisha Freeman, Executive Director Think back to when you were a child. Can you think of an adult outside of your immediate family (not your parents or grandparents) who had a positive influence on your life? What are three things about that person that stood out...

Mental Health Services Lacking for Local Children

By: Elisha Freeman, Executive Director I’ve heard two comments in the past week that are disturbing. One was from a local pediatrician who lamented that there was only one pediatric psychiatrist (a different level of training than a psychiatrist who treats adults) in...

“The Talk”

”My child is too young to talk about that” “I don’t know what to say” “What if my child asks something I can’t answer?” There are a lot of different reasons Parents hesitate to discuss puberty, relationships, and sexual health with their children. Kids trust and want...