What’s Trending – the Tide Pod Challenge

The latest Know! Parent email shared information about a dangerous and even deadly, internet challenge that is currently trending – the ‘Tide Pod Challenge’.   Parents and other adults, please take a few minutes to read this issue to learn more about this challenge and what you can do. Know! What’s Trending-The Tide Pod Challenge (Feb […]

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Know! Social Media is Bringing Our Teens Down

According to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there was a 33% increase in the number of teens experiencing depression, a 23% rise in teen suicide attempts, and a 31% surge in the number of teens who died by suicide in the five years between 2010 to 2015. Find out more […]

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Resources for College-Bound Students and their Families

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) released a new video series aimed at helping college-bound students and their families talk about mental health. The videos discuss the ups and downs of starting college, how to take care of mental health, when to seek help, whom to talk to, privacy laws, and how students can keep […]

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Home Alone: Preparing for Self Care program

The Home Alone: Preparing for Self Care program can assist your family in exploring whether or not a child  is ready for self-care.  If your child is ready, this program can help in developing your family’s home alone plan.  Parents and children should complete this entire program together.

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