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Emotional Health

Here’s how to mentor and help kids who have suffered abuse

Child abuse impacts about one out of every five kids in Boone County every year. The impact of that abuse is different for every child, and it can change how some kids respond to other adults, peers, and themselves. That’s why knowing how to interact and understand these experiences can help mentors and adults be better role models for kids.

9 skills to better relationships

This past winter, I took a course offered by DePauw called “The Skills of Happiness with Professor Doug Smith.” Having heard about these types of classes being offered at Yale and Harvard, I was eager to sign myself up and see what the fuss was all about. To my amazement, this class has changed my life and helped develop some tools that will stay with me throughout life.

Mentorship changes lives

Dozens of kids in Boone County are waiting

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