FREE myStrength Subscription for YOU!

We all have our struggles. Finding ways to focus on your emotional health is important. This app can help. Family & Children’s Services continues its partnership with myStrength to provide you with a FREE personal myStrength account. We are all overly stressed during COVID, so this is a fantastic resource that helps you cope with…

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month: Understanding Racial Trauma

Racial trauma refers to the stressful impact or emotional pain of one’s experience with racism and discrimination. Those exposed to racially traumatic events may experience posttraumatic symptoms similar to survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. Symptoms may include depression, increased use of alcohol consumption, health complications, and decreased self-esteem. Family & Children’s Services can…

WIR zooming through graduation

COVID-19 can’t stop a WIR graduation Family & Children’s Services (F&CS) Women in Recovery (WIR) is an outpatient alternative to incarceration program. WIR participants have strict weekly structured agendas that include addiction and trauma treatment, parent education, job readiness training, GED and other education groups and recovery support. Due to COVID-19, face-to-face contact was replaced…