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Rebecca Nicholson

Curbing the Urge to Self-Harm

“Self harm” is a scary phrase. This emotional coping strategy is hitting close to home here in Door County. According to the 2018-2019 Wisconsin Youth Risk Behavior Survey results. 17% of Door County Middle School and 17% of Door County… Continue Reading →

Vaping & Door County Youth

A letter from the Door County Safety Committee to parents was sent in February of 2020. The letter contains information on vaping and what the consequences are for students having and / or using vape devices on school property.  In… Continue Reading →

Door County STRIDE “Mental Wellness Matters” Newsletter

STRIDE stands for Strengthening, Trust and Resilience, Instilling independence, Discovering Empowerment STRIDE is an initiative dedicated to removing barriers to access quality mental health treatment for Door County youth. We want to remove barriers such as; access, cost, location, and… Continue Reading →

Door County Parents Newsletter 2019 Archive

2019 Newsletters December 2019 “December is National Spiritual Literacy Month”November 2019 “November is National Literacy Month”October 2019 “October is National Bullying Prevention Month”September 2019 “September is National Baby Safety Month”August 2019 “August is National Wellness Month”July 2019 “July is National… Continue Reading →

Sesame Street in Communities

Supporting you as you make a difference in your children’s lives. Parents and caregivers like you are the foundations for children’s healthy development. You keep them healthy, provide learning opportunities, and help them face challenges big and small. Sesame Street… Continue Reading →

FREE Door County Family Events

Here are some upcoming FREE family activities happening around the Door

Early Literacy is Crucial to Student Success

Reading regularly with young children stimulates optimal patterns of brain development and strengthens parent-child relationships at a critical time in child development, which, in turn, builds language, literacy, and social-emotional skills that last a lifetime.  A recent national study, “Double Jeopardy:… Continue Reading →

USDA: ChooseMyPlate

MyPlate Kitchen, formerly What’s Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl, provides recipes and resources to support building healthy and budget-friendly meals. MyPlate Kitchen includes recipes from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) programs including the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) and the Supplemental… Continue Reading →

Youth Risk Behavior Survey

The Wisconsin Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) is conducted as part of a national effort by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to monitor health-risk behaviors of the nation’s high school students. These behaviors, in turn, result in… Continue Reading →

Answering Tough Questions

Some questions about alcohol and other drugs can be hard to answer, so it’s important to be prepared. The following are common questions and answers about underage drinking and drug use. Click here for a great article and document from… Continue Reading →

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