Relationships

No Name-Calling: Words Have Power Words have power. What we say, how we say it and who we say it to all have meaning. One of the worst things you can do is to name-call; which is a form of bullying. The second to last week of January is No Name-Calling Week, which is in […]

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Breaking Down Your Goals For 2022 It’s a brand new year! It’s the time when everything feels new again, hopeful and many are eager to tackle their goals. But before you start working towards the “new year, new me” mantra, there are a few things you can do to set yourself up for success – […]

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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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June is LGBTQ Pride Month. The HRHN iMAD Program prides itself on being inclusive to ALL youth.  We are proud to be allies to the LGBTQ community and the LGBTQ youth in our area.  We celebrate the ways we are all alike and the ways that make us different and unique every month but especially during […]

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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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Switter What is Switter? Switter is a (relatively) new social media site that has recently received a lot of attention.  I had never heard of this website/app until recently, so I decided to do a bit of research. Looking at the Switter app, there wasn’t much information.  It claims to be rated ‘Teen’ and that’s […]

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Say Something Tips on Effective Communication If I have learned anything about communication, it’s how to do it ineffectively.  Being the introvert that I am, in the past I would do almost anything to avoid what I would consider unnecessary communication.  For a while, saying a simple “hello” or “how was your weekend?” didn’t seem […]

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Program Director Larry Moore Discusses Teen Dating In the video blog seen below, Program Director Larry Moore reacts to a National Child Safety Council article which discusses what teens face daily- specifically dating.  Are there any other red signs you have noticed in teen relationships?  Any advice you would like to give young people about […]

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