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Together We Rise – Youth in Transition

When foster families show a commitment to their foster children, it can greatly impact children’s well-being and health – and especially their futures. One teenage girl, Kallie, has shared about her journey through foster care, through being in homes where she felt unconnected to being provided with a home where she feels comfortable and secure.

Challenging behaviors in early childhood – Cracking the meltdown code

Why is my child acting like this? The tantrums or meltdowns that come from nowhere, being afraid to say no or change plans. There are often many challenging behaviors in early childhood.

Local organization launches unique approach to mental health education

(Canton, Ohio) – Middle school students in Stark County have an innovative new way to learn about their mental health in a format they are likely to enjoy: an age-appropriate comic book. 

Healthy Tip Tuesday- Let’s Work That Heart Muscle

Did you know our heart is a muscle, and just like our other muscles this one needs a workout, which we all know can be difficult to do.  Keeping with our Heart Health theme for the month, according to the American Heart Association, regular physical activity benefits people who have heart disease as well as …

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Mentor Mondays – Myths About Becoming a Big

Often, there are myths about becoming a Big which can keep individuals from volunteering. The staff at Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Central Ohio would like to dispel these myths and encourage those interested to inquire and see how they can help children in the community reach their full potential.