Info for Parents

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Sexual Abuse Prevention Conversation Guide
In support of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Committee for Children's Hot Chocolate Talk® campaign has published this research-based how-to guide with practical advice and age-appropriate conversation starters.

Resources for Resilience Virtual Listening Hours
Resources for ResilienceTM understands that this is a time of significant worry and
uncertainty for many. As communities continue their efforts to keep people physically
healthy during the time of COVID-19 and as we grapple with the ongoing racial
injustice in our society, we are offering virtual listening hours as a way to foster
resilience during this stressful time.
Buncombe County COVID Housing Assistance Program
If you are struggling to pay your rent or mortgage, Buncombe County’s COVID Housing Assistance Program may be able to help.
IFPHA & Curamericas COVID-19 Assistance
Resources for food, rent, utilities, transporation, in English and Spanish.
Social Development in 11-13 Year Olds

Understanding the changes in the tumultuous preteen years.
Social Media Parent Presentation

Learn more about what your children are up to, and how you can help them safely navigate the world of social media.

What's the Right Age for a Child to Get a Smartphone?

Guidelines for making this important decision.
Help! My Kid Wants to Use Social Media
If you decide to allow your teen to use social media, this article has great conversation starters about how to keep it safe.

Anxiety in Kids: How to Turn it Around and Protect Them for Life

Tips to help your child understand and manage anxiety.

Adults are the Ultimate Protective Factor: The Value of Supportive Conversations with Youth

Supportive conversations with your children about real-world scenarios can lower their likelihood of substance use.

Understanding and Preventing Cyberbullying

Info about what cyberbullying is and what you can do to prevent and stop it.

Erik's Cause: The Choking Game

Warning signs and how to talk to your child about the choking game.