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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.

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. 

Together We Rise – The Perspective of a CPS Worker

We often hear the stories of foster families and the children whom they have shared their homes and their lives with. But, behind the scenes, are those who perform the everyday duties in agencies like Stark County JFS. These individuals are vital in protecting children and maximizing their well-being, and they have a unique perspective …

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Healthy Tip Tuesday-My Son is 1 out of 100

Last week we kicked off the month by acknowledging that February was heart month and bringing awareness to heart health. Did you know that 1 out of every 100 children are born each year with a Congenital Heart Defect (CHD)? Read on to learn more about what a congenital Heart Defect (CHD) is, and to …

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