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Safe sleep academy is now available to parents for free

(Akron, Ohio) – Akron Children’s Hospital and the Molly Ann Gries Foundation have partnered to create a free online training program to educate parents and caregivers about best practices related to infant safe sleep habits.

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.