Helping Kids Stop Bullying

Mission Moment from Michael Huntley, YSB Executive Director Kids bully for many reasons. Some bully because they feel insecure. Some bully because they simply don’t know that it’s not OK to pick on kids who are different because of size, looks, race, or...

October is Bully Prevention Month

What is bullying? By Lacey Thompson, YSB Behavioral Health Program Director Bullying is usually seen as disrespectful and/or aggressive behavior that singles out an individual pr group. Bullying occurs when someone repeatedly uses threats, intimidation, or aggression...

Peer Pressure and Substance Use

Peer Pressure and Substance Use By Nikki Stuhr, B.S., LADC Peer pressure is the idea that a peer can sway people into doing or participating in something they normally wouldn’t. Whether it’s drug use or exercise, peer pressure encourages people to alter their...