For some, home is a safe haven from the noisy world around us where we can escape the drama and bustle of the outside world. However, with the social distancing and closure of movie theatres, parks, afterschool clubs, museums and many other outlets for education and entertainment it can feel like we are at risk […]
HRHN published its first 2019 Semi-Annual Newsletter; highlights include Pilot Program launch, AdventHealth news, iMAD Summer Workshops, HRHN Annual Report, iMAD Serves 2,700 students, Opioid Symposiums, and How to Get Involved.
In This Issue: Program Update iMAD In-School Program iMAD After-School Program Meet The Educators Important Dates Social Media & Contact Information Highlands County STI Data Program Update Program Implementation During the 2017-2018 school year, the iMAD program served 2,697 students. We completed the program at Avon Park Middle School, Heartland Christian Academy, Hill-Gustat Middle School, […]
Teaching Tolerance To Our Youth While we all have different values and beliefs, it is important for each of us to be tolerant and teach tolerance to our youth. Even if a person does not condone the lifestyle of another, they should respect the person and their individuality. LGBTQ+ youth, in particular, have a difficult […]
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 […]
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 […]
Have you seen the new iMAD PSA?? The new iMAD PSA discusses who we are, what we do, and where you might see us in the community. Do you have more questions? Explore our website, send us an email, or contact us through our contact page. View the iMAD PSA below, starring… Michelle Cathey Anthony […]
Is That Emoji Really Just An Emoji? I was watching a show on television recently about teens and how technology affects young people in today’s high schools. The show included two child psychologists that were talking about cyberbullying and teens. They began to discuss sexting and the secret emoji language that teens are using. Now, […]