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Parents: When You Talk They Listen

Eight out of 10 teens think that tobacco, alcohol and marijuana use are wrong. Most kids make the right choice thanks to parents, guardians and other trusted adults. Studies show that your kids are looking for - and listening to - what you have to say.

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Homeless Youth Local Resources

Bellefaire JCB is a National Safe Place partner and through our Homeless and Missing Youth program has a 24/7 Hotline. Below are additional community resources available in Northeast Ohio.

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SAY Playbook #1: Eight Things To Know About Marijuana

Marijuana use amongst adolescents is on the rise. While some may say that it is not as dangerous as alcohol, there is a lot of new research that documents the harmful effects that marijuana has on adolescents. This article provides several facts including what it does to adolescent brains and the relationship between marijuana and mental illness and other health conditions.

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Teen Driving

A driver's license is one of the biggest status symbols among high school students. Getting a driver's license is not only a social asset but it makes the adolescent feel more independent than ever before. This article provides information on how to prepare for learning to drive and tips for agreements to have between you and your new driver.

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Coping with Stress

Teenagers, like adults, experience stress everyday. The sources of stress are varied and changing. Most teens experience stress when they perceive a situation as dangerous, difficult or painful, and they do not have the resources to cope. This article provides insight on stress triggers and way you and your child can reduce stress.

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From Teens to Parents: A Cry for Cooperation

Although the focus of this article is to offer parenting suggestions from teens, the content might be contrary to what many of you adults may think. We are not going to give you the "go away, leave us alone" speech because just as we don't want to hear that, neither do you. Instead, we are giving suggestions and information to better our relationships with you. So from child to parent we ask you to consider the following information.

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School Shootings: Helping Children Cope

We all struggle to make sense of what seems to be a senseless act of a school shooting. We have provided links to websites that are good sources of information.