Does Acceptance of LGBT Youth Make Their Lives Easier?

Does Acceptance of LGBT Youth Make Their Lives Easier?

by Lisa Davis, March 12, 2019

Twenty-five years ago, the majority of Americans opposed homosexuality. According to the Pew Research Center, 49% of Americans believed homosexuality should be discouraged by society. In 2017, 24% of people said they believe we shouldn’t accept homosexuality, while 70% supported it. This acceptance rate is up seven percentage points over … Continue reading

Filled under : LGBT
Tagged on : lgbt , lgbt homeless youth
February Is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month: How You Can Bring Light to the Issue

February Is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month: How You Can Bring Light to the Issue

by Lisa Davis, February 28, 2019

According to the Domestic Violence Dating Project, more than 1.5 million high school students experience physical abuse from a romantic partner. Despite this, three out of four parents haven’t talked to their children about abuse. This isn’t a fault of the parents. Most people think they would recognize the signs … Continue reading

Filled under : Events , Healthy Relationships
How After-School Programs Help Kids Develop Into Healthy Adults

How After-School Programs Help Kids Develop Into Healthy Adults

by Lisa Davis, February 22, 2019

If you walk into one of our Youth Enrichment Program locations, you might see kids painting or teaching each other how to play instruments. You can watch teens playing soccer or challenging each other to a game of basketball. The kids are having fun, but they are also doing so … Continue reading

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What Happens in a Typical Counseling Session?

What Happens in a Typical Counseling Session?

by Lisa Davis, February 15, 2019

Counseling is an integral part of the services offered by Family Resources. We work with kids and teens process their emotions and reach a better understanding of their pain. Most people, regardless of their background, are nervous about going to their first counseling session. They aren’t sure what to expect … Continue reading

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12 Signs Your Elementary-Age Child Has Anger Issues

12 Signs Your Elementary-Age Child Has Anger Issues

by Lisa Davis, February 4, 2019

Almost every child goes through a phase when they throw temper tantrums. From the “Terrible Twos” to the “stress of a new school,” most parents hope their child will grow out of their anger and become calm and happy as they grow up. However, anger isn’t always a phase, and … Continue reading

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