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Kincardine & Mearns Mental Health & Wellbeing E Bulletin #2 June 2020

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A chance to share what we know about mental health & wellbeing
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Welcome to the second K & M Mental Health & Wellbeing E Bulletin. This month a closer look at the support for families and young people.

COVID-19 presents a rapidly changing situation where different pressures, including changes to children and young people’s social lives, daily routines, and access to education as well as challenges associated with families spending extended periods at home, will arise for children, young people and their families over time. In this bulletin we would like to share with you some of the advice and support out there for young people and families. To access the full bulletin, please click here.

Can You Drug Proof Your Kids?

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“Parents are the strongest single influence in a child’s life”

If you don’t talk to your kids about drugs, who will?  Help your kids make good choices about drugs and alcohol.

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Drug Proof Your Kids (DPYK) was created in response to the needs of parents as you cope with the very real and complex issues of alcohol and other drugs. Read the rest of this entry »

Recovery – It’s A Family Affair

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Christmas time is often referred to a a family time but it is also a time when the cracks or loss in a family can be felt more than ever.  Addiction is something that many families experience.  The great news is – recovery is buzzing in Scotland and families are getting in on the act too! Read the rest of this entry »