We’re blessed with a strong network of partners who are willing to share their wisdom and expertise with our students. Each month we receive a number of content-rich articles from these partners, and we’re proud to show them off on Our Blog Spot!

What Parents Should Know About Mental Health Awareness Month

By: Kathleen Shumaker, BSW – Youth Education Services Specialist, Interact Hello WELL Parents! May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and even thought the month is almost over, it’s important for parents to know how to best care for their children. Teens can suffer from the same mental illnesses that affect adults, but they may look much […]

5 Components of Wellbeing — The Creative Self

By: Vanessa Soleil (CCERC) As the month of May comes to a close, the Community Counseling, Education, and Research Center (CCERC) prepares to take a break for the summer, bringing you the fourth piece in our ongoing series on the five components of well-being. In our previous articles on the Indivisible Self, we talked about the […]

Don’t Let Homework Hassles Ruin Your Appetite

This post comes to us from our amazing partner, Raleigh Tutoring, who has helped more than 1,500 Raleigh-area students of all ages improve their understanding—and their grades. If you’re a parent of a school-aged child, you’re probably no stranger to homework drama. Some kids balk at having to pause play time to sit down for […]

Caregiving and Teens

By: InterAct of Wake County Happy March to all you caregivers out there! Since you are reading this, we know that you have at least one teenager in your house, and boy, can they be surly. In between watching them roll their eyes at your “dated” jokes and refusing to let you look at their […]