CAP can help! Fuel assistance, electrical assistance, food & nutrition, senior transportation, housing & homeless services, weatherization, home visiting for expectant moms, home visiting for families, Head Start, and more! Visit their website at http://www.straffordcap.org/ or call them at 603-516-8130 to learn about all the resources available in Strafford County.
Sexual Assault Support Services offers support and informational groups for teens, teen survivors of sexual violence and their parents. There are groups for girls, women, boys, and non-offending parents of sexually victimized children: 436-4107 Crisis and support hot-line: 1 (888) 747-7070 www.SASSNH.org
Have you lost a loved one? Is it hard to concentrate? Difficulty with your memory? Sleeping and eating habits changing? Time to get some help: Attend a free grief support program (ages 18 - mid 30's) presented by Seacoast Hospice, whom we HIGHLY recommend. Call 1-800-416-9207 to register or for more information. (They offer MANY different programs too!)
Wonder what's going on in your teen's head? Hormones? Rock music? Boredom? Drugs? In "Inside the Teenage Brain," PBS's FRONTLINE chronicles how scientists are finding some new explanations for why adolescents behave the way they do. These discoveries could change the way you parent, teach, or perhaps even understand your teenager! Check out the site and/or borrow the video from guidance.
How often a family eats dinner together is a powerful indicator of whether a teen is likely to smoke, drink or use drugs and whether the teen is likely to perform better academically, according to a new report from The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University. For more information, visit: www.casacolumbia.org.