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OCTOBER
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Breast Cancer Foundation - Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States (other than skin cancer). But millions of women are surviving the disease thanks in part to early detection and improvements in treatment. The National Breast Cancer Foundation's mission is to provide help and inspire hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education, and support services.
www.nationalbreastcancer.org/

National Bullying Prevention Month

PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center - The End of Bullying Begins with Me: that's the message PACER is communicating during the month of October. Take action by visiting PACER's website which encourages everyone to take an active role and raise awareness nationwide through activities, events, outreach and educaion. Check out the resources on the site and inspire, educate and involve others in the movement.
www.pacer.org/bullying/nbpm

 

-United Way of York County:
A partnership organization in York County that aims to improve people's lives by building on a strong sense of community.
www.unitedway-york.org

-FIRST/PA 2-1-1:
A free 24/7 information and referral tele-line system linking those in need with human services throughout Pennsylvania.
www.unitedway-york.org/pa-2-1-1

-Love and Logic: The Parenting Experts
Provides training materials that help parents and teachers prepare children for the world and teach them responsibility.
www.loveandlogic.com

-Administration for Children and Familes
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for children and families.
www.acf.hhs.gov

-A Family Guide to Keeping Youth Mentally Healthy and Drug Free
Provides support for parents and other caring adults to promote mental health and prevent the use of alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs among 7- to 18-year-olds.
family.samhsa.gov/