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Accidental Poisoning Prevention

During the month of March we want to raise awareness of accidental poisonings in children. Accidents can occur when children have access to medication, chemicals, toxins, poisons, cleaning products, and edible products containing marijuana. If we keep these potentially harmful items away from children and educate children on what to do if they encounter something unsafe, … Continue reading

Healthy vs Unhealthy Relationships

February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. It is the perfect time to talk about healthy relationships, especially when it comes to teenagers. Navigating relationships in our teenage years can be a roller-coaster of intense feelings, from happiness to sadness and everything in between. … Continue reading

Summer Safety

It’s been a long year of quarantines, isolation, and disconnection with family and friends.  Everyone is enjoying the more relaxed guidelines surrounding Covid-19 and the thought of socializing, traveling, and getting back to normal.  We want to give you all a refresher on safety tips for your family to make sure the summer is filled with fun and no unexpected trips to the emergency room! … Continue reading

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

The most important thing we can do to help children thrive is to support families before they reach a crisis. This year, the awareness theme is: “Thriving Children and Families: Prevention With Purpose.” Please follow us on facebook for daily inspiration to encourage our contacts to learn more about the resources, … Continue reading

January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Human trafficking is defined as the use of force, fraud, or coercion to commodify one person for the benefit of another. Child trafficking has the same definition as human trafficking, except that the factors of force, fraud, and coercion are not necessary for an act to be considered trafficking. … Continue reading

November is National Runaway Prevention Month

Responding to Runaways #NRPM2020
Every time a youth leaves home without announcement, it is worrisome. However, it is the reality for many parents in Niagara County and the country. Some youth leave home repeatedly, and have no contact for days. Runaway youth are some of the most vulnerable young people in our country, … Continue reading

September is National Suicide Awareness Month

Suicide has been the second leading cause of death among teenagers in the United States since 2012. While statistics like these are important, they provide little insight into understanding the signs and preventing suicide. Every September, we strive to bring attention to the signs that a child may be suicidal, … Continue reading

September is Baby Safety Month

Baby safety covers a lot of ground. If you want to read all about the ways to keep your baby safe, visit:

Let’s talk basics of babyproofing your house.
The best way to babyproof? Think like a baby! Get down low to the ground and see what they see. … Continue reading

Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke

On average, 39 children die from Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke, or heatstroke in a car, every year. Since 1998, 855 children have died due to Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke. `There are a few ways that this can happen, but over half of PVH fatalities occur when a caregiver forgets that their children are in the back seat. … Continue reading