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Kindness and Caring Is an Important Life Skill to Make the World a Better Place and To Make You Happy

June 19, 2014

  Would you take the shirt off your back for someone else? View this video that shows kindness in action! A film by Team Infinity. What is Kindness? Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see– Mark Twain The conscious act of engaging others in a positive way without asking […]

Cough syrop with Codeine: not a good idea for children

April 22, 2014

Cough syrup with codeine is harmful for children. Help your child by learning the facts. Just like any other poison, Codeine can be life threatening when administered in excess.  And so are common household products. Every year, 91,000 poisonings to children are treated in hospital emergency rooms. Of that 91,000 more than 100 are fatal. […]

Pregnancy Prevention for At-Risk Teen Girls is a Teachable Life Skill

March 31, 2014

TV Lowers Birthrate (Seriously) Read the  Op-Ed article from the New York Times, 3/20/2014 indicating the TV program “16 and Pregnant”, a reality show on MTV has helped reduce teen pregnancy. It is important to prevent teens from becoming pregnant because: Parenthood is the leading reason teen girls drop out of school Less than 2% […]

Coping With Stress – A Crucial Life Skills Lesson

March 1, 2014

The workplace is a likely source of stress for many people. The following are some simple steps to follow. Obviously this will be of benefit on the job and certainly in your personal life.  Coping With Stress in Criminal Justice Careers or Other Stressful Environments ARISE developed their extremely successful Drop it at the Door […]

If You Want to Help At-Risk Youth This is For You

February 5, 2014

It’s not easy to offer support to troubled youth. Often they feel they know it all and don’t want or need help. Off-putting anti-social behavior keeps those capable of offering assistance at a distance. Essential ingredients in helping at-risk youth: A caring adult capable of building trust, devoting time to listen to their frustrations by […]

10 Things to Remember about Conflict Resolution, brought to you by ARISE Life Skills & Training

January 13, 2014

Anger management and conflict resolution are a big part of the innovative WORK IN PROGRESS series. This series, like all the ARISE lessons, are interactive, dynamic and anything but boring! Work in Progress also features lessons on: drug prevention, peer pressure, alcohol abuse, gun safety, violence and domestic abuse and sexual abuse:

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