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As parents, we want the best for our children. We hope they have good physical, mental and emotional health. These topics are diverse, but deal with mental and behavioral health concerns that your children may experience.

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Dangers of E-Cigarettes and Vaping on Youth

This short video explains what happens when youth use JUULS and other types of e-cigarettes.  (1:53 minutes)

Today’s Drugs: Tips for Parents

Part of the Today’s Drugs series, Kevin Hunter, Captain of the Vice & Narcotics Division at the Fort Wayne Police Department shares tips for parents in talking about drugs with their child or loved one. (4:56 minutes)

Teen prescription drug abuse

Parents needs to know the growing problem of teen prescription drug abuse and heroin abuse. This video shares where teens are getting their prescription drugs […] (3:50 minutes)

The Heroin Epidemic

This is a 2015 documentary produced by Bryan’s Hope to raise awareness of the heroin epidemic. This video features people from Waterford, Michigan. If you […] (52:37 minutes)

Anxiety and the Family

Provided by Yale University, this film shares information on pediatric anxiety and offers information on how to assist your child who may be suffering from […] (12:22 minutes)

Dangers of Synthetic Drugs

It is important to educate our children on the dangers of drugs, including synthetic drugs, such as, Spice. This news report shares a story about […] (8:07 minutes)

College Students Speak to Parents

Published by KnowsyMoms, this short video provides answers from college students about what advice they would offer to parents. It’s healthy to understand both sides,and […] (3:04 minutes)

How to Deal with Bullying

Advice from Liz Laugeson, PsyD on how to teach our children how to deal with bullying and teasing. (1:42 minutes)

College Students: A Mental Health Check

Video produced by Rudy Pineda, Director of College Services. Video is to persuade college students to get mental health help when they experience the stress. (3:02 minutes)

Common Hiding Spots for Drugs

Captain Kevin Hunter, Vice and Narcotics Division, Fort Wayne Police Department, walks parents through where to check in their child’s room for hidden drugs. (8:16 Minutes)

Teen Suicide Prevention – Ask. Say Something.

Teens describe common signs that a teen is considering suicide and provide encouragement for communicating directly and immediately for support and safety. It also Includes […] (3:47 Minutes)