Sending Your Teenager Back to School

Sending Your Teenager Back to School

Building Skills Beyond Academics for Success Help your child navigate the social aspects of school by teaching them refusal skills.Guest Post by Jocelyn Seager, Parent Education Coordinator at the NH Teen InstituteIt’s back to school time! For many families, this is...

Accommodating Anxious Children: Know the Risks

Accommodating Anxious Children: Know the Risks

Uncovering parenting tactics that fortify children’s resilience and coping is of utmost importance, especially in this era of global uncertainty and stress. Anxiety is one of the two most common mental health disorders among children ages 3 through 17, affecting...

Mental Health: When You See Something, Say Something

Mental Health: When You See Something, Say Something

If you witnessed someone having a heart attack, you would likely know what to do. Even if you didn’t know CPR; you would at least know to call 9-1-1. What if you came upon someone having a panic attack or a substance use related crisis? Would you know what to do then?...

Navigating Fatherhood in the “New Normal”

Navigating Fatherhood in the “New Normal”

Tym Rourke, a well known New Hampshire advocate for recognizing substance use disorder, offers parenting advice on this Father’s Day and encourages each of us to be resilient. Challenged by a cancer diagnosis and COVID, the Rourke family bounced back. Tym shares his...

Mothers Need Help: Here’s How We Can Step In

Mothers Need Help: Here’s How We Can Step In

There's no doubt that the COVID 19 pandemic has impacted every single one of us in ways we weren't anticipating. In March of 2020, our lives were turned upside down and we were forced to pivot and respond with little to no direction or support. One group has been hit...

The Life Cycle of a Prescription

The Life Cycle of a Prescription

The Life Cycle of a Prescription Drug VlogBelow is the transcript to The Life Cycle of a Prescription Drug Vlog:Hi, my name is Annika Stanley-Smith, and I’m the Director of Substance Misuse Prevention for the Capital Area Public Health Network. Today I’m going to be...