June 17, 2022
Mental Health
  • Just in time for Father’s Day, Senior Director Tym Rourke wrote a guest blog for the Partnership @drugfree NH that explores navigating fatherhood in the “new normal.” Tym shares his and his family’s personal experience weathering changes and challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic to illustrate that when kids and caregivers have positive connections to schools and community and a strong social network, they have hope for the future and become resilient. He also offers parenting advice to fathers, encouraging them to “bring more intention to the relationships that sustain you, and make it a priority,” “be kind and patient with yourself,” ask for help, and reflect on personal growth. (Blog here)