Supporting Our Teens 101

A three-part series created for parents, grandparents, and caregivers of teens. These sessions cover the challenges facing our teens today including bullying, suicide awareness, depression, substance use/abuse, and social media.  Information and resources are provided to empower families in supporting their teens and in building healthy relationships.

Bullying/Suicide Awareness/Depression

This session was held on September 24, 2023. 

Speakers: Faith Kappeler-McCafferty, LISW and Dr. Elizabeth Yoder.

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Bullying Prevention 101

Bullying Defined

Bullying identified

Empowering Youth

Understanding Bullying

Facts about Bullying


Ohio Resources

Supporting for Success

Healthy Transition

Role of Educators

Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Facilities in Columbus, OH

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Identifying Signs of Addiction

October 8, 2023 - 6 PM - 8 PM

Speakers: Gary Kowaleski and Dr. Elizabeth Yoder

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Project Dawn

Free Naloxone information


Drug Overdose Stats

15 Apps

Look for on your kid's phone

Prescribe Safe

Prescription Drug Abuse

Substance Use & Suicide

Warning Signs of substance misuse

warning signs of suicide