Replant! Grow! Thrive!
Support for families uprooted by mental illness/brain disorders.
What we do
Grow a Strong Family, Inc. is a charitable non-profit social service agency which provides customized family life education services to families uprooted by mental illnesses in loved ones. Our primary focus is on education and prevention. Through a comprehensive menu of services, we offer family members information, support, skills, and strategies designed to improve the safety and wellness of families uprooted by mental illnesses.
Creating a Family Safety Plan. This is the latest tip sheet developed by the Family Advisory Board to the Transitions to Adulthood Center for Research. Grow a Strong Family was instrumental in...
NYT Columnist Asks_ Would Daniel Prude Be Alive If His Brother Had Called Medical Professionals – Not The Police_
Covid 19 continues to dominate the news, along with openings, hybrid models, remote engagement, and the mantra continues, "Wear a face covering when you cannot physical distance 6 feet, wash your...
Ideas to get you started!
Wanted to get the musical ball rolling. What has humored you, insired you, or just amused you during this time??? Please let us know!
The authors of the piece have a great website called, “What’s Your Grief?” They also have resources and podcasts. For this piece, they identified 7 types of grief and do an excellent job of explaining them.
Trees overcome adversity in ingenious ways. Such is the will to survive, nay, thrive.
Ultimately, acceptance is the key to serenity. Understanding what you can and cannot control goes a long way in easing anxiety. Self-soothing is an essentil skill for managing ourselves when we...
Want to join me in supporting a good cause? I'm raising money for Grow a Strong Family Inc. and your contribution will make an impact, whether you donate $5 or $500. Every little bit helps. Thank...
Ongoing support and resources through the spring!
Funnies shared by members of the Rebuilding Our Lives group.
Mara Briere is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Replanting Lives Support GroupTime: Apr 14, 2020 10:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Every week on Tue, until May 26, 2020, 7...
Grow a Strong Family understands that this time of social distancing can be especially difficult for families. Please take this survey and let us know when we can set up online chats:...
Looking for ways to connect during this time of social distancing.
During this time of the Pandemic, there are many delivery options available. Here is a brief list to get started.
Helpful apps to manage anxiety
Jim Jeffries, an Australian US citizen makes astute observations about some of America's big issue. He is famous for his bit on gun control (https://youtu.be/0rR9IaXH1M0) and he also has a...
This article resonated with me because this is time when so many are experiencing trauma due to losses of various kinds. Yes, trauma. Trauma refers to those events that occur during the course of...