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Resources for having complicated and tough conversations with your children

Helping Children Through Grief

Loss for anyone is hard. Children are pretty resilient, and can work through their grief when they have someone to talk to and can explain more about death. Here are some resources to help parents and caregivers have those complicated… Continue Reading →

LGBTQ Information & Resources

Whether your child has come out as Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Gay, Transgender or has questions about the LGBTQ Community, it is helpful to have some knowledge and understanding of what the LGBTQ Community is all about.  LGBTQ Identities Overview   Definitions Related… Continue Reading →

Suicide Information and Prevention

Unfortunately, Door County has an above-average (per capita) suicide rate impacting all age groups. Many in our community have recognized the seriousness of this situation in our County and have been working on outreach and community education efforts to reduce… Continue Reading →

5 Tips for Communicating with Teens about Mental Health or Substance Use

Kids are naturally curious and have questions about mental illnesses. When it comes to sensitive issues like mental health, getting a conversation started can be even harder. But the reality is that more than 22 percent of people between the… Continue Reading →

Family Meetings

You may have heard people talk about holding family meetings and wondered what they were or why families would schedule formal times to meet and talk. At first glance, it may appear to be unnecessary. However, after considering the fast-paced… Continue Reading →

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