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http://www.childrenscoalition.org/youth-development

Wednesday, March 22, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Northeast Louisiana Children's Coalition  will be hosting 'A Day of Education for Educators and Professionals'. This event will be held in the Kitty Degree School of Nursing's auditorium, and will focus on the STI, suicide, and sex trafficking statistics of the area and how being youth friendly can allow students to open up.

teen-help.com / The Christopher Youth Center

Young people today face many challenges growing up, and serious problems like poverty, homelessness, abuse and other dire situations can often be difficult to discuss and address. 

The Christopher Youth Center works with the national Safe Place organization to help area youths who find themselves in a crisis. In an effort to reach more youth and increase awareness, the two organizations celebrate National Safe Place Week March 20-26. 

DHH Seeks Solution to High Rate of ADHD Meds

Dec 9, 2014
AP

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals held a symposium Tuesday looking at potential solutions to the growing number of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder diagnoses and treatments.  DHH reports that Louisiana has the second highest  of ADHD prescriptions in the country.