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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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Now Accepting Dr. Edward Shea Memorial Scholarship Applications through May 12th

Applications are now being accepted for the Dr. Edward Shea Memorial Scholarship.  The $500.00 scholarship will be awarded to a resident of Ulster County. Applicants must be students entering the second, third, or fourth year of college, nursing, or graduate school, majoring in a mental health related field. The deadline for applications in May 12,…

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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…