Life Skills

iMAD 2020 Summer Newsletter

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Everyone has boundaries – whether spoken or unspoken.  Children have to learn boundaries so they won’t get hurt – i.e. don’t touch the stove top because it is hot! Teens have to learn boundaries to stay safe and healthy. Adults have to learn boundaries in their families, on the job and in society.  When you figure […]

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The Art of Goal Setting   Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.  – Pablo Picasso   Do you ever feel like you’re coasting through life not knowing what you […]

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We Think Twice is a youth-driven social media campaign that empowers teens to build knowledge and skills to form health relationships, set goals for the future, and feel confident in their decision not to have sex, use drugs, drink, smoke, or engage in other risky behaviors.  The campaign, launched by the Family and Youth Services […]

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Go Figure, Juneteenth. A Celebration… Talking about what you don’t know, well that’s what this article is all about. Recently during a team meeting I was asked to share my thoughts on Juneteenth; I should add that I am the only Black American on my team so it does make sense that if someone was […]

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Life has changed.  We are working from home and schooling our young people. Some may be out of work or worrying if they’ll have a job to go back to when the safer-at-home mandate is over. While we are trying to make sense of an impossible situation, it is easy to forget how important it […]

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  Mental Health is important for adults and youth.  As we go into this month, we will be focusing on the youth aspects of Mental Health and talking mainly about Self-Maintenance. A huge part of Self-Maintenance is taking care of one’s mental health.  We previously posted an article aimed at […]

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Heartland Rural Health Network – 2020 Quarter 2 Newsletter on rural health is here! Recently, Heartland Rural Health Network released its latest quarterly newsletter featuring sections on Child Abuse Prevention Month COVID-19 Myths and Facts Let’s Talk About Mental Health Teleworking – the New Norm at HRHN Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – Remembering Doris Self-Care amid […]

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