The Cheboygan Adult Services Advocates, CASA, group was given an award at the Senior Expo last week, certifying the City of Cheboygan as a Community for a Lifetime and an Aging Friendly Community.
According to dosomething.org, over 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year with almost 160,000 teens skipping school due to being bullied. Teachers only intervene 4% of the time because only 1 in 4 see anything wrong with bullying.
We have to teach our children to be better. To step up, even if it’s just to help someone who is being bullied to step away.
4AM Annual Conference - Early Bird Registration Ends October 1, 2018!
The 31st Annual Conference of the Area Agencies on Aging Association of Michigan (4AM) will take place at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing on October 9 & 10, 2018.
September 9-15 is suicide prevention week. These five steps can help someone in crisis:
2. Keep them safe
3. Be there
4. Help them connect
5. Follow up
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free, and confidential support.
If you or someone you know needs help, reach out:
• Crisis Text Line - Text START to 741741
• Veterans Crisis Line - 800-273-8255 and press 1 OR text 838255