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Archive for — February, 2013

Technology Taking a Toll on Relationships

More than 234 million Americans stay connected by using mobile phones. But experts say that being too attached to your phone and other electronic devices can have a damaging effect on your relationships. Carrie Little from Family & Children’s Services recently discussed love, technology and striking a healthy balance on Fox 23’s Great Day Green
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Graduates of Family & Children’s Services Program Win Recognition

Two graduates of Family & Children’s Services’ Women in Recovery program have overcome great obstacles to win prestigous honors. At one point in their lives, the women were facing long prison sentences for non-violent, drug-related offenses. But through Women in Recovery, the women received treatment, new job skills and a fresh start in life.
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Puppy Love – A Parents’ Guide to Teen Dating

When should I let my child start dating? How can I stay keep my teen safe and connected to our family once she begins dating? Tulsa Kids magazine recently sat down with professionals from Family & Children’s Services to answer these questions and provide other valuable insight to parents of impassioned adolescents.   To read
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Community Responds to Suicide at School

Officials in Coweta, Oklahoma are investigating a suicide at the Intermediate High School. Investigators believe a 15-year-old student fatally shot himself in the school’s bathroom around 8:30 a.m. February 4. Suicide is the third leading cause of death amongst youth ages 10 to 24. Below are links designed to educate parents, educators and others about
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Free Relationship Class Starting on Valentine’s Day

Family & Children’s Services is hosting a free relationship class, called Forever. For Real., starting on Valentine’s Day. One couple who completes the 6-week class, held from 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, will win a free night’s hotel stay at the DoubleTree at Warren Place. For more information or to register, call 918.560.1135. – Tulsa, Oklahoma
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