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The Party Checklist and Teen Promise

Parents and their children should have open discussions about expectations before the teen heads out to a party, event or activity. The Party Checklist and Teen Promise are great tools to guide those discussions.

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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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Building Assets in Your Children

Many of the things you do – or could do – everyday builds strengths in your kids. These are common sense things we often do without much thought. Yet, they are crucial for raising healthy, capable youth. Building family assets encourages families and communities to focus on and involve themselves in activities that strengthen the resiliency skills and protective factors in children.

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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.