2020 Legislative Forum

Register Today! The bi-annual Northland Coalition Legislative Forum will take place on Wednesday, July 15th, 2020 from 10:00am-11:30am. Due to the unique circumstances we are facing, this event will take place via Zoom. The forum is hosted by the Northland Coalition, with funding and support from Tri-County Mental Health Services. Candidates running for State Representative […]

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Join us for the next meeting of the Northland Coalition!

    Join us on June 17th at 11:30am for the next meeting of the Northland Coalition via Zoom! This month’s meeting will feature members of our youth advisory council, Youth With Vision. More information to come.

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9 Ways to Root Your Family in Resilience During the Pandemic

Parenting  Through Pandemic 9 Ways to Root Your Family In Resilience 1. Give yourself (and your kids) grace in this unprecedented time.  We can’t do it all, so don’t feel like you have to! ​2. Provide structure for kids.  Predictability and routine help make kids feel safe and give them purpose. ​3. Practice your own […]

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E-Cigarette and Vape Use

With the recent Monitoring the Future Study release indicating that nearly one in three 12th graders reported using a vaping device in the past year, it’s imperative that parents are informed of the potential dangers that can result from vaping. What is Vaping? Vaping is the act of inhaling and exhaling the aerosol, often referred to as […]

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Handle With Care

Overview: The Northland Handle with Care initiative, built upon the success of other initiatives across the country, improves communication between law enforcement and schools in Clay, Platte and Ray counties.  Law enforcement officers are trained to note when children are present at the scene of a call.  They simply submit only the child’s address in […]

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Upcoming Resilience Screenings

This one hour documentary chronicles the birth of a new movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators and communities, who are using cutting-edge brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease. Join us for one of the free upcoming screenings. Please let us know if you are coming by registering below. Tuesday, October 22nd 5:30-7:30pm  […]

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Suicide Prevention

  Encourage Hope and Help is a suicide prevention website for youth (ages 10-24), parents, educators, LGBTQ youth, attempt survivors, loss survivors, veterans, and community members in the Kansas City area.  Through education and prevention efforts, we strive to reduce youth suicide. EncourageHopeandHelp.com Facebook:@encouragehopeandhelp Instagram: @encouragehopehelp Twitter: @EncgHopeHelp   Know a youth who may be struggling with […]

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What’s The Big Deal?

Marijuana is a hot topic right now and the effects on youth can be devastating.  It is more important than ever for parents to protect their kids’ health and development and address marijuana at home, early and often.  This toolkit, developed by the Partnership for Drug Free Kids, is packed full of great information to […]

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