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Child help: National Abuse Hotline:
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Being a parent or caregiver is arguably the most rewarding and fun job we will ever have – but also a very challenging, selfless, and exhausting one. This is even more true when your child has special needs.  May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the Kosair Charities Face It Movement wants to remind you that in order...

“All the Feels” May is Mental Health Month  By Tammy Donoho, Kentucky Youth Advocates Frustrated, anxious, lonely, self-conscious, how do these words make you feel? Uncomfortable? Most children will experience these emotions no matter how hard we try to shield them. As parents and guardians, we are bound and determined that...

By Kelly Gillooly, Director of Behavioral Health Outreach, Peace Hospital   The coronavirus—or COVID-19—can put additional pressure on already vulnerable children, youth, and families. It can cause anxiety, stress and uncertainty.  They are felt especially strongly by children of all ages. Children have been faced with school closures, cancelled events, separation from friends and need to feel loved and supported...

3 Ways to Support Parents and Caregivers by Tina Agonva We all know someone who is balancing work, parenting, and self-care while trying to keep worries about COVID-19 at bay.  This can be a challenging time for parents and caregivers. Many have to continue going into work, some may have...

Stress Reduction When You Can't Get a Break - Written by: Tammy Donoho, Kentucky Youth Advocates, Photo credit: Unsplash  We are all doing our best to adjust to new routines and keep our communities healthy during the current pandemic. It can be stressful! At my house, everyone is HOME! I am working...