Upcoming Opportunities for Parents and Families from G.E.A.R. and NAMI

In anticipation of Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week (May 3-9),  G.E.A.R. is providing a variety of events and resources.  Take a look here. 

Likewise, NAMI Maine recognizing May as Mental Health Awareness Month by sharing a variety of resources and supports for families and teens (a new text line, webinars, distance learning tips, support groups, etc.). These are linked here.





Articles to help with the tough feelings

As we enter into the fourth week of remote learning, some may be settling in, while others may be struggling. Below are some articles that may help you understand and navigate the variety of emotions our teens and tweens may be experiencing.  

Resources for Supporting Children’s Emotional Well-being during the COVID-19 Pandemic


That Discomfort You’re Feeling is Grief


Supporting Teenagers and Young Adults During the Coronavirus Crisis


Quarateenagers: Strategies for Parenting in Close Quarters