Stages & Ages School Aged

Local Prevention Efforts Continue to Prevail Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – While outreach efforts have changed amid the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Tuscarawas County Anti-Drug Coalition remains committed to continuing work locally to promote youth substance use prevention.

Ohio School Safety Center Releases 2020 Annual Report

(Ohio) – The Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS) recently released its 2020 Ohio School Safety Center (OSSC) Annual Report which demonstrates its ongoing commitment to school security during the COVID-19 pandemic when school threats and vulnerabilities shifted.

Together We Rise – Kinship Placement

Kinship care is commonly defined as the full-time care, nurturing, and protection of a child by individuals who already have a connection with that child. Kinship can include relatives and non-relatives – grandma, aunt, uncle, teacher, neighbor, or family friend. Those families who have chosen to be a kinship placement and eventual adoptive family have …

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Healthy Tip Tuesday- Fueling Your Healthy Heart

We have learned a lot about our hearts over the last month, and finally, we are going to talk about fueling your healthy heart. Our heart gets its energy from the food we feed it, so keep reading to discover what are some foods to keep in the house, and things we might want to …

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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.