Emergency rooms, security guards and silver linings

As Children’s Mental Health week begins, I find myself thinking about my journey into the mental health world.  Almost 17 years ago, my husband and I adopted triplet sons. They were 2 days old the first time we held them.  Their birth mother handed them to us on Mother's Day.  (read more...)

$25 for 25 Years Campaign

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What Youth Are Saying

Hobbies are extremely helpful for me. I love jewelry making, Rainbow Loom, and painting. When I am sad, I like creative hobbies because it helps me focus my energy. Jewelry making is a hobby I’ve had since I was about 13. I love to make earring and necklaces with beautifully colored beads. I often give away my jewelry and the look on people’s faces when I give them jewelry as a gift makes it worth my while. I’ve been creating things on the Rainbow Loom for about two and a half years now. It is calming for me because I  (read more...)