The Covid-19 Vaccines have been proven to be safe and effective. More than 256 million doses have been administered and the number is growing day by day. With CDC guidelines permitting people with their vaccine to do more and visit more places, it’s never been a better time to get a vaccine. The CDC has created a helpful tool to help people find a vaccine site near them. There are lots of options, people can simply type in their zip more..
Learn from Kathi and Michelle about how to help your children and family set SMART Goals, keep track of their accomplishments and continue to strive for success. Every parent can help their children develop new skills and understanding. Goal Setting for Kids – Goal Ladder Goal Setting for Kids (With Printables) – Big Life Journal How Kids Can Achieve Their Goals with a Goal Ladder Goal Setting for Kids: Examples and Tips to Achieve Them – SELFFA Seven Fun Goal more..
Learn from Kathi and Michelle about tips for managing children’s screen time. They cover how to create balance and safety and security measures for young people’s devices. Resource links for Tv/Technology https://www.healthychildren.org/English/media/Pages/default.aspx#home https://www.pricelessparenting.com/documents/boredom%20busting%20activities.pdf Top 10 Parental Control Apps of 2021 (consumersadvocate.org) Common Sense Media: Age-Based Media Reviews for Families Use parental controls on your child’s iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch – Apple Support healthy-tech-for-families.pdf (pricelessparenting.com) family-internet-rules.pdf (pricelessparenting.com) babies screen time.pdf (pricelessparenting.com) kids screen time.pdf (pricelessparenting.com) https://www.healthline.com/health-news/too-much-technology-children-with-weak-hands http://screen.guide/advice/5-negative-impacts-of-technology-in-children https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/negative-effects-of-technology https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/51jiHKtZF4L._AC_AC_SR98,95_.jpg https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/51Cc5dPC0DL._AC_AC_SR98,95_.jpg more..
In a time of unprecedented challenges and need, Therapeutic Health Services’ Youth & Family Program is here to support the youth and families of our community. Youth struggling with heightened levels of anxiety, depression and feelings of hopelessness brought on by the pandemic and exacerbated by isolation caused by the cancellation of in-person schooling, need quality behavioral health care. Our youth mental health and substance use disorder team members are experienced, caring and compassionate credible messengers who, in many cases, more..
Learn from Kathi and Michelle about different tips and tricks for teaching kids from home while staying well. Covid-19 has put a lot of pressure on families to continue their child’s education and Kathi and Michelle have some ideas for making this time effective and healthy for the whole family. Additional resources are below. Videos on Home schooling and working from home Teaching At Home during COVID-19 Online-Resources For teachers and students, remote learning during COVID-19 poses challenges, stokes creativity more..
Learn from Michelle and Kathi how to keep your kids and family active despite the challenges of Covid-19! Resources are below: Activities to do with kids during COVID WEB Links: Balloon Barometer experiment Learn Chemistry from Your Taste buds Make Your Own Play Doh Baking Soda and Vinegar Rainbow Pepper, Water and Soap for Surface Tension Seeing Sound Glowing Bouncy Egg Elephant Toothpaste DIY Lava Lamp Rainbow in a Glass Water and Magnets Psychedelic Milk DIY Rain Gauge Bean Germination more..
The holidays are always a challenge, even more so during Covid-19. Learn some great ideas from Kathi and Michelle for staying well and having fun this holiday season with your family in the video above and at the links below: Preparing your kids for the holidays during COVID-19 Kid’s workout Inspired by animals 3 ways to manage stress and anxiety during Covid-19 Holiday Season https://www.elephantjournal.com/2020/11/managing-stress-and-anxiety-during-covid-holidays/ Preparing for the holidays during COVID-19 https://mhanational.org/preparing-holidays-during-covid-19 Stress depression and Holidays https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/stress-management/in-depth/stress/art-20047544 Reindeer Food Recipe more..
The need for a focus on suicide prevention is not new. The statistics are clear: any one of us can be affected by suicide either personally or through someone we know. Emotional, situational, health and financial stress or pressures certainly enhance the likelihood for a person to experience depression, anxiety, or a sense of hopelessness leading to thoughts of self-harm. This is even more of a concern in 2020. We are faced with the concurrent realities of COVID-19, forest fires more..
The First Step to Recovery at THS starts with an assessment, a private consultation with one of our counselors talking about the issues the new patient is facing. Here our staff can figure out exactly what issues someone is coping with. Whether it’s heroin or opioid abuse, mental health issues, or trouble with other substances, our team is standing by to help anyone take their First Step to Recovery. Watch the video above or read below to learn more. Learning more..
What happened to my senior year? Where’s my yearbook, prom and graduation ceremony? With all the uncertainty about graduation requirements and the emotional loss of “once-in-a-lifetime” high school senior milestone events it’s understandable that you feel COVID-19 has taken something important from you. Our High School Seniors COVID-19 Process Group can help you work through these feelings, as well as the anxiety, depression and loneliness we are all feeling in the midst of the epidemic. Our High School Seniors COVID-19 more..