There are few places in life where we as parents are more vulnerable to fear, worry and distress than those places where our child is struggling or in crisis. At the same time this is very often the place where we feel most isolated, judged and without hope.
Our commitment is to provide a safe place where we can come alongside, listen, share experiences and resources and prayerfully encourage each other. Our support is not contingent on being a member of this church or any other.
A recent article in the UPC Times gives a glimpse into this groups beginnings. Share with someone you know who might appreciate knowing about this group. ARTICLE
We would love to have you join us this Wednesday from 7-8:30 in Knox Parlor for our next Parent Support Group meeting.
A new report out from the National Institute of Drug Abuse shows teenage drug use is up, especially among eighth-graders, the primary culprits: marijuana, ecstasy, and prescription drugs. Teenagers are also now less likely to believe that marijuana use is dangerous.
At the same time, previously reported declines in cigarette smoking have stalled. There was some good news. The rate of binge drinking, consuming five or more alcoholic drinks in a row, is down.
Watch the report from PBS NewsHour.