Impulsivity & Disruptive Behaviors in Children & Youth

Capehart Boys and Girls Clubhouse, 28 Downeast Circle, Bangor

All children and youth have outbursts from time to time, however some do have much difficulty in their ability to regulate their emotions and behaviors even when adverse consequences may occur. This lack of self-control can cause significant distress or impairment in a child’s or youth’s life. A number of different diagnoses are unified by […]

Free

Summer Safety: Keeping it Cool! Preventing Heat Related Illness and Sun Safety for Children

RSU Adult & Community Education , Bucksport High School 102 Broadway #1 and GOTO

Sunburn, heat cramps, heat stroke and skin cancer often are not thought of when you are enjoying the outdoors. Come learn about the importance of keeping your children and yourself safe while having fun in the sun! Parents may share their challenges and some ideas how they deal with the sun protection and summertime issues. […]

Free

June Support Group

Go-To Meeting

held virtually every Wednesday from 1-2:30 p.m. The G.E.A.R. Parent Network, a program of Crisis & Counseling Centers, is the place where Gaining Empowerment Allows Results. G.E.A.R. is run by parents for parents providing services for parents of children with emotional and behavioral health concerns. Through parent-to-parent sharing of experiences and knowledge, G.E.A.R. Parent Network […]

Free

Non-Toxic Housekeeping Class

Capehart Boys and Girls Clubhouse, 28 Downeast Circle, Bangor

From air fresheners to window and floor cleaners and beyond, many everyday cleaning supplies can be hazardous to the health of you and your family. Save money and reduce your family’s exposure from toxic household cleaners! Join us and learn how to avoid using toxic cleaning chemicals and still provide a clean, healthy and comfortable […]

Free

Helping Your Child Manage Their Meltdowns

Go-To Meeting

Are you feeling like you are always walking on eggshells when dealing with your young child’s meltdowns? (Professionals sometimes call these behaviors “dysregulation”) Are you at a loss about how to help your child to be successful? You’re not alone! Join in the discussion about what meltdowns are and strategies that can be used to […]

Free

Nurturing Parenting for Families in Recovery

Zoom

REGISTER NOW If you are a parent, caregiver, or working on your recovery and want to learn more about the effects of substance use on your family, parenting style, and your relationship with your child/youth, please join us for this FREE 12-week program.  You will explore hands-on activities, along with guided discussions, to enhance your […]

Parent Support Group

Zoom

REGISTER NOW For parents or caregivers of children/youth with emotional or behavioral health concerns, it is held virtually the first and third Wednesday of each month (for July & August only) from 1-2:30 p.m. and in September, will return to every week Wednesdays 1-2:30 p.m. Follow the link to register to join us for this […]

Take Action Against Bullying

Boys and Girls Club of Bangor 161 Davis Road, Bangor, ME, United States

Bullying has become such a widespread problem it is now being recognized as a major mental health concern for children and youth, having been found to leave long-term emotional scars and psychological effects similar to anxiety disorders and post-traumatic stress. This workshop will help you identify the warning signs of both the victim and the […]

Free

Surviving Parenting: Self-Care is NEVER Selfish

Boys and Girls Club of Bangor 161 Davis Road, Bangor, ME, United States

Self-care often becomes an afterthought for parents and caregivers. The ability to treat and understand oneself with respect and kindness can be especially elusive when raising a family. In this workshop, you will learn how stress and anxiety affect all of us and what you can do about it. You will do a self-care checkup […]

Free

ADHD 101 – What We Want to Know but Forgot to Ask!

Zoom

REGISTER NOW This workshop will offer a framework to help us understand Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, its causes, how to diagnose it, who can diagnose it, its symptoms, what helps and supports it, and treatment and management. Come and join the conversation as we journey together toward greater success. The G.E.A.R. Parent Network, a Crisis & […]

G.E.A.R. Annual Family Picnic

Lake George Regional Park 10 Main Street, Canaan, United States

Lake George Regional Park in Canaan is a family-friendly park that offers swimming, hiking, boating, and fishing. Free entrance (the Ranger @ entrance will have your registration) for families and kids to come and join us for this fun and relaxing social event!  We are located on the park's west side on a large peninsula […]

Free

Parent Support Group

Zoom

REGISTER NOW For parents or caregivers of children/youth with emotional or behavioral health concerns, it is held virtually the first and third Wednesday of each month (for July & August only) from 1-2:30 p.m. and in September, will return to every week Wednesdays 1-2:30 p.m. Follow the link to register to join us for this […]