Posts about Prevention

Child Abuse is Preventable

Child abuse and neglect often occur when a parent is struggling to manage heightened levels of stress, often in conjunction …

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Our first Family Well-Being Index

Families are the building blocks of our community. They are key to the health of our society. When families are …

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Announcing 2022 Pinwheels for Prevention Awardees

Congratulations to 2022 Pinwheels for Prevention Awardees for their achievement in strengthening families through collaborative prevention efforts:   Kandiyohi-Renville ACES …

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Child Abuse Prevention: Finding Support

by Ann Gaasch, FamilyWise CEO For many families, spring is the time to get our bikes ready. Bikes symbolize many …

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What is NEAR Science?

NEAR Science stands for neurobiology, epigenetics, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) & resilience research.  NEAR Science represents a paradigm shift in …

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Using Acknowledgement to Empower Community Transformation

Even when we are doing incredible and transformative work it can be hard to see its power as we are …

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