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November
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Matters Helping All Parents – Suicide Prevention

Thanks to the leadership of Ulster County Executive Mike Hein the Ulster County SPEAK Ap is available on iTunes and Google play. This is a smart phone app that helps users identify the warning signs of suicide and gives them options to get help.  This is yet another tool to raise awareness and help prevent suicide…

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September
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Mental Health Education in Schcools

#MHAParents MHA in Ulster County is proud of our state organization, MHANYS, and fellow NY affiliates for their leadership in ensuring passage of NYS Mental Health Education in Schools Law.  Teaching mental health as early as elementary school is a path to eradicating stigma concerning mental illness and emotional struggles. Find more details here.

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April
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Matters Helping All Parents: Love – Week 4

“Nurturing children is about the way we love them …the way we bring them up.  A parent’s love is our children’s destiny.  It’s the legacy we give them.” Read the full article here: http://www.loveourchildrenusa.org/nurturingparent.php The Nurturing Parent Abuse, neglect, abandonment, violence and abduction ... these tragic realities are what many children in America live with.…

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April
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Matters Helping All Parents: Love – Week 2

There are many benefits of showing your child unconditional love.  Check out this article that details 5 of them. http://national.deseretnews.com/article/4247/5-benefits-of-showing-your-child-unconditional-love.html FAMILYHerb ScribnerMonday, April 27, 2015 Follow @herbscribner 5 benefits of showing your child unconditional love New York Times columnist David Brooks has a message for some American parents — you're doing it wrong. Brooks wrote…

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April
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Matters Helping All Parents: Love – Week 1

Love is critically important to healthy childhood development.  Check out a great article from hubpages.com below. http://hubpages.com/relationships/importance-of-family-love# Love Comes Full Circle: The Importance of Family Love Updated on December 6, 2010 The urge to love and be loved is one we are born with. But how we love is something we learn, and how we…