Articles

Signs Of Use

By Stacy Zinn, DEA Resident Agent in Charge There are several things to look for if you are concerned your children might be experimenting with or using drugs: their appearance, clothing, and behavior. But before we delve into these potential indicators, it is important to emphasize that having an honest conversation with your kids is …

Self-Care Activities for Kids of All Ages

By Catherine Workman Local coalitions and partners work tirelessly to reduce substance abuse, bullying, and violence for youth. Part of this means teaching children how to care for their mental and physical health from an early age, which includes everything from finding a hobby to maintaining their physical appearance. Today, we showcase a few self-care …

Strategic Instruction Opens Doors to Learning for Your Child

By TRISH SCHREIBER, SIM Professional Developer and JOCELYN WASHBURN, Director of Professional Development, University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning It’s hard to know how best to support your child or teenager at home with their nightly homework. You’ve probably wondered where the line is drawn between doing it for them and simply helping. …