According to a recent University of Michigan study one in ten teens and young adults admitted to misusing prescription painkillers and sedatives. Over 85 percent of them did not have a prescription for them. So, where did these young people get these medications? Unfortunately, many kids find these medications right in the medicine cabinets of their own homes, or the homes of relatives.
Project Connect is an event held by Lenawee's Continuum of Care designed to connect at-risk or homeless individuals or families with immediate resources and services that may be hard to obtain. In addition to resources and services, a hot meal will be served (provided by Salvation Army), door prizes, giveaways, as well as free haircuts will be provided. For information on services provided or how you can help, please visit the Project Connect's Website here.
Did you know that WIC has a new location in Hudson?
By Daily Telegram staff December 27. 2015 2:00PM Child literacy in Lenawee County is set to benefit from a $15,000 grant to purchase 6,000 books for Lenawee’s children, through the Marathon Classic golf tournament and Imagination Library.
Are you interested in More Peace & Less Stress? Cary Zavala, a Licensed Professional Counselor and skilled parenting educatior will be teaching a 6 week class on Social and Emotional Skilling Building, in a small group setting. “The Power Pack” - 6 week Social/Emotional Skill Building Small Group with a Structured Sensory Approach. Group size limited to 4 adults, each with one child (for a total of 8 participants) For more information, refer to the attached to the flyer.
By Daily Telegram staff Posted Dec. 9, 2015 at 6:41 PM ADRIAN The Community Action Agency is seeking tax preparers for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program. The program helps qualified households file federal, state and local income tax returns. Volunteer tax preparers must be IRS-certified. For more information, call Diane at the Lenawee County CAA office at 263-7861 or visit caajlh.org and click on “Volunteer" and “Income Tax Assistance” to view a video.
This listing of Halloween events was posted by WLEN on their Facebook page on Monday, October 26th:
Would you like to feel more confident as a parent? Have more fun parenting? Feel more relaxed at the end of the day? America's most practical and entertaining Early Childhood Parent Training can help! "Early Childhood Parenting Made Fun®" is a five-week program designed by the Love and Logic® Institute, Inc. and facilitated by STacey Weinberg, School Social Worker and independent presenter of Love and Logic® programs. Montessori Children's House of Lenawee on W. Maple Ave. is hosting a parent training session starting this month on Wednesday evenings, 6:30-8:00 PM.
Did you know there are several FREE playgroups in Lenawee County where you can take your child (ages birth to 5 years)? Playgroups are a great way to support your child's physical, social and emotional development, and a great way for parents and caregivers to connect with other adults! Lenawes's CHILD (Communities Helping to Increase Learning & Development) playgroups are available in Tecumseh, Adrian, Madison, Britton, and Onsted schools.
Lenawee Great Start is again hosting its popular Parent Network Series of talks! We welcome back Cary Zavala, a licensed professional counselor and a skilled parenting educator. Topics this year include the following: Got Cooperation? The Art of Good Directions September 17, 2015 Small Steps to Success: Encouragement Charts