Nutrition

Red Flags: Identifying and Preventing Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is an epidemic that is catching the eyes of leaders and concerned citizens globally. Though many people consider this to be a third-world problem, it is affecting families in every community, including Indianapolis. Indiana statute defines human trafficking and sexual trafficking of adults and minors, but it is important to remember that victims …

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Key to Success: Encouraging Parent Involvement in Youth Academics

“Education begins at home.” That’s how David Patterson, marketing and communications director for Stand for Children Indiana, described the reason parent involvement is so vital to student success. “When parents are involved in their child’s education, it makes everyone more accountable to perform well to ensure success for that student,” said Patterson. “It allows administrators …

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Too much, Too fast: The essence of Binge Drinking and Teens

Too much, too fast. That is the essence of binge drinking. According to the Indiana Youth Services Association (IYSA), most alcohol-related deaths among teens are not caused by driving while under the influence, but by falls, homicides, suicides and alcohol poisoning. In preparation for spring break, make sure the youth in your life, from children …

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