Annika Stanley-Smith of the Capital Area Public Health Network shares with us the life cycle of a prescription drug in The Partnership Blog’s first vlog. Learn about safe use, safe storage, and safe disposal of unused prescription drugs and the importance of preventing prescription drug misuse in our communities.
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Parents, policy makers, and school staff all play a part in creating safe environments for kids to learn, grow, and play without the threat of being bullied, including online. Learn how you can model respectful behavior, the importance of setting expectations for how to treat one another, and why swift, consistent responses are so essential.
Back to school season means it’s more important than ever to arm your teen with the tools they need to make healthy choices as they develop their connections with their peers. Send them back to school with these refusal skills outlined in this guest blog post by Jocelyn Seager, Parent Education Coordinator at the NH Teen Institute.
Accidental overdose can happen to anyone taking drugs, and fentanyl-laced drugs have been on the rise. Learn more about prevention resources across New Hampshire and ways to reduce stigma and accidental overdose.
A Boston City Homeless Census Taker gives us an inside glimpse into the task and explains the importance of each statistic and how data, in general, is used to shape the future.
In this guest post, working mom, Debbie Love, describes her challenges during the pandemic — self-doubt; feeling overwhelmed and isolated. Can you relate? She also shares the steps she took to restore some version of “normalcy.” These are suggestions all of us can use.
Guests Nathan Fink with the New Hampshire Children’s Trust and Michelle Lennon with Greater Tilton Area Family Resource Center (GTAFRC) join host Christin D’Ovidio in this episode of The Power of Prevention podcast. They share their expertise and insights on dealing with social isolation, remote work, and the stresses of homeschooling imposed by the pandemic. Listen to learn some healthy tips for coping.
Homelessness among youth in New Hampshire is more pervasive than many realize. The Partnership supports Waypoint’s SleepOut 2022 and all their prevention work for Granite State’s youth.
Ever wondered how to talk to your kids about alcohol during the holidays (especially holidays that highlight drinking)? Parents and caregivers can counter the cultural normalization of alcohol and other substances by having conversations with their children.
This introduction to The Health Outcomes of Positive Experiences (HOPE) framework provides fundamental information about this paradigm shift in systems of care, communities, and policies to actively bolster positive experiences.
Have you ever thought about becoming a mentor or having one? Learn how these important relationships benefit both mentors and mentees.
Are you or someone you know among the one in five Americans living with chronic pain? “Changing the Paradigm on Pain: Chronic Pain Self-Managing” explores a new science-based program that is a great alternative for managing ongoing pain.