COVID-19 and Disappointment with Alicia Farrell, PhD. The holidays are looking much different this year for many of us with social distancing measures in place. Many family and community events will be cancelled or modified and this can cause disappointment for children and parents alike. This is a discussion on coping with that disappointment and what we can do to stay in good spirits.
Mental Health, Addiction and Recovery with John Lally A discussion around mental illness and its connection to substance use, how addiction can impact anyone, “Today I matter,” and pathways to recovery.
Alicia Farrell: Covid and Mental Wellness Webinar 5/6/20 Topics discussed include recognizing signs of stress in yourself and your children, taking care of your emotional health in this time of uncertainty, and when to seek help and access mental health resources.
Forum on Marijuana Legalization with Rep. Melissa Ziobron
Stay informed about the issues surrounding possible marijuana legalization in Connecticut. See what EHYFS Director Toni McCabe presented as a panelist at Rep. Melissa Ziobron’s recent forum on this topic.
Preventing Prescription Drug Abuse in Your Community:
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“Addiction: From Alcohol to Heroin” Featuring Guest Speaker Alicia Farrell, Ph.D. – April 21, 2016
“Raising a Well-Adjusted, Confident and Self-Reliant Boy” Featuring Guest Speaker Alicia Farrell, Ph.D. – April 5, 2016
Smart Approaches to Marijuana – SAM provides the latest research on marijuana and works to prevent the Marijuana Industry from becoming the next Big Tobacco.
CTParenting.com – A central hub of useful parenting information brought to you by the Connecticut Department of Children and Families
The Governor’s Prevention Partnership – A resource for parents who suspect or know their child is using drugs or alcohol
Parent Further – A Search Institute resource for families
Search Institute – An independent non-profit organization whose mission is to provide leadership, knowledge, and resources to promote healthy children, youth and communities
SetTheRulesCT.org – Provides parents and adults with information and resources to help keep Connecticut’s youth from drinking alcohol
Marijuana Fact Check – Offers the latest research on marijuana and its effects on young people
LiveLoud -Support for recovery from opioid addiction