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Reducing Suicide and Other Risks for LGBT Children

Nicki Gardes - Friday, March 29, 2019
by MCF Director of Public Policy Ann Geddes Some caregivers are upset upon learning that their child is gay or transgender – they may believe that homosexuality and gender non-conformity are wrong, abnormal or harmful. This negative response can manifest itself in a number of ways – caregivers might prohibit their child from having a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, ..

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Is Your Teen's Gambling a Problem?

Nicki Gardes - Friday, March 29, 2019
by MCF Program Coordinator - Problem Gambling Nancy Quidas Many teenagers are gambling and, as parents, you may not even know about it. Recent research revealed that approximately 4-5% of young people between the ages of 12 and 17 are struggling with a gambling addiction. Another 10-14% are at risk of developing an addiction, which means they are already showing signs  ..

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