WHEN TO SEEK HELP

By: KELLY ACKERMAN, LCPC   Emotional struggles throughout life are normal no matter what age a person is. There are times when these …

THE IMPORTANCE OF MULTI-GENERATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

By: BRIAN JOHNSON, DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION This article starts a series of understanding risk and protective factors as it relates to reducing …

Motivating Kids

By: LEN LANTZ, MD IS YELLING AT YOUR CHILD EFFECTIVE? In short, no. Screaming at kids is ineffective and unenjoyable, however, I often …

FIVE SIMPLE IDEAS TO PREVENT SUMMER SLIDE

By: EMILY C.T. HANKINS   Ah… summer break. A time for kids to relax, recharge, and unwind. However, as caregivers, and stewards of …

Return to Gathering: Tips and Helpful Ideas on Engaging Your Community Post Covid

By: Sara Mahoney, SC RTAL, Youth Connections   As many more citizens get vaccinated and communities in Montana have lifted their Covid-19 restrictions, …

Contractor Corner: Alliance For Youth, Northcentral Region

For this month’s Contractor Corner, we are highlighting the North Central Regional Contractor, Alliance For Youth. Kristy Pontet-Stroop is the Executive Director.   …

Rosebud County Purchases Reader Boards

Through the local coalition, Prevention Specialist Susan Treible worked closely with Public Health and local Emergency Services to bring information to the community …

Alcohol Awareness Month in Madison County

Madison County Prevention Specialists collaborated with the DUI Task Force to sponsor a T-shirt and poster contest at Twin Bridges High School, Sheridan …

Legislative Update: HB 701

As of “press time” HB701, the governor’s marijuana bill, has passed both the house and senate with amendments concurred and is headed to …

Parents’ Night Out

April 1–15: Schedule your organization’s “Parents’ Night Out” pilot session(s), ideally within the month of May or early June (May 1–June 15). Select …

Parenting Montana Park Benches

Park Benches  PFS Powell  Amanda attended a joint city/county parks and trails committee meeting. She heard of the lack of seating and their …

Southwest Region Highlighted Events

Virtual Color Run – BG Butte Silverbow Butte Cares, Inc. and Butte Central Youth Coalition put on a Virtual Color Run for St. …