Mentorship: The power of being known

Shelterwood’s unique mentoring program helps support struggling teens through positive, caring relationships.  “We bring in young adult men and women who are just a few years ahead of our kids,” Elizabeth Ducker, Girls Residential Director, says. “They’ve had life experience and stepped into adulthood. They are young enough that they
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How to Talk to Teens about Snapchat and TikTok

At Shelterwood, we see the toll unlimited tech and social media access can have on teens. Unhealthy technology practices can trigger or worsen mental health struggles like depression and anxiety. They can exacerbate bullying, and leave kids feeling like there’s no safe place to escape from peer pressure and social
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