“No man is an island, entire of itself . . . Therefore, never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.”
Informed Families Blog
The Latin phrase, mens sana in corpore sano, means “healthy mind, healthy body.” Scholars differ about the meaning of this quote from the Roman poet Juvenal, but many take it to mean that you can’t have one without the other.
Topics: Family Table Time
According to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of children visiting emergency departments nationwide for mental health-related issues increased beginning in April and remained high through October.
We at Informed Families hear it so often: “I never suspected my child was abusing drugs.”
It’s tough being a kid, learning how to cope with daily life, wondering whom to trust, and trying to discern how you fit into the world around you.
Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, health officials have noted an alarming increase in the use of drugs and alcohol, suicides, anxiety, and other mental health disorders.
How is Lock Your Meds an Opioid Campaign
Lock Your Meds was created in 2008, after the initial skyrocketing of prescription drug deaths.
Topics: President's Message
‘Tis the season for giving, the time when we rush around in a frenzy buying presents for friends and family. We also use this time to remember those who are less fortunate than ourselves, and share our good fortune by donating to various charities.
If your child has suddenly become moodier or more easily upset than usual, if they seem to be avoiding certain situations like taking the bus to school, or if you notice they’re suddenly not eating or sleeping well, they may very well have become the target of a bully.