Tag Archives: Mental health

BLOG: Join the South County Bulldogs ADHD Walk and Family Fun Day

I’m Shonna Franks, leader for the South County Bulldogs Team participating in the 2014 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Walk and Family Fun Day, which will take place on May 18. This is a 5K Walk and event organized by Children and Adults with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the […]

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May 13: Volunteer Opportunities

Many Volunteer positions are available through the Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at info@volunteerannearundel.org or 410-897-9207. Anne Arundel Medical Center Auxiliary The Auxiliary of Anne Arundel Medical Center is in need of volunteers who have a hands-on working […]

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Workshop on Bereavement and Suicide at Loyola Campus in Columbia

From Hospice of the Chesapeake: The Chesapeake Life Center will host Diana Sands PhD, the internationally known author of “Red Chocolate Elephants: For Children Bereaved by Suicide” who will present a workshop on Friday, April 26th  at the Loyola University of Maryland, Columbia Graduate Center in Columbia, MD. Counselors, clergy, social workers, teachers and crisis […]

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Help is Available for Those with the ‘Holiday Blues’ or Worse

On Thursday, a man was taken into custody by Anne Arundel County Police after he threatened to take his own life. This happened on Mayo Road in Edgewater around 10:30 a.m. For a time there was a flurry of police activity in the area. Luckily, this man was not successful in his effort because police […]

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Better Your Parenting Skills at Free Workshop

What does it mean to be an “involved parent?” The term is commonly thrown around as one of the top predictors for academic achievement. But is there a trick to it? Some kind of balancing act? That is where the Office of School and Family Partnerships comes through for parents of Anne Arundel County Public […]

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Suicide Prevention is a Community Effort

By LISA SHORE A little over two years ago, community leaders in Anne Arundel County came together to address the issue of teen suicide in our county.  The county executive, school superintendent, chief of police, health department, mental health agency, and crisis response team met to share their concerns.  Together, they wrote to the parents […]

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