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Volunteer in Your Community

Volunteer in Your Community

Volunteer Ideas for Kids of All Ages Volunteering as a family sends a powerful message to your children about the importance of being kind and giving to others. Helping others teaches children to be empathetic, have higher self-esteem, and will encourage them to...

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Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving can be a time to gather with friends and family, share what you are grateful for, and enjoy delicious food. Thanksgiving can also be a time filled with stress and anxiety. Here are a few tips on how to reduce that stress and help you have a more relaxed,...

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What are the risk factors for youth substance abuse?

What are the risk factors for youth substance abuse?

Although many youths do not partake in drug use, some are more at risk. Most adults with substance use disorders started to do drugs when they were younger, causing their overall health and well-being to decline over the years. Addiction at a young age causes a high...

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How can we promote drug-free lifestyles?

How can we promote drug-free lifestyles?

Did you know that only 56% of Wayne County parents/caregivers have talked to their kids about the dangers of tobacco, alcohol, or drug use? But studies show teens are influenced by what their parents say.  Take time to talk to your kids about alcohol use. For...

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Tips for Staying Drug Free

Tips for Staying Drug Free

To stay drug-free, we must keep our minds and bodies active. As well as knowing your family's history for the risk of addiction can help stop addiction before it starts. Filling your life with things that make you happy and surrounding yourself with positive people...

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Jes Royston

Jes Royston

I know it’s rough! You know that packing lunches are a better option, but it takes way more time to do so than letting them grab whatever white junk they are offered at the school cafeteria. What if I promised you that it was easier than you thought and well worth it...

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Confidential Hotline

Confidential Hotline

The Boys and Girls Club is committed to protecting the physical and emotional safety of members, staff and volunteers. This chart provides information on an ethics hotline, Crisis Text Line and safety helpline. 

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