Wednesday, April 16, 2003

Counseling, hot lines, Web sites



COUNSELING

Catholic Social Services of Northern Kentucky is offering counseling and support group services. Call (859) 581-8974.

Clermont Counseling Center in Milford and Amelia is offering crisis counseling. Call 947-7000.

Jewish Family Service in Blue Ash offers counseling for adults and children, and also hosts the Military Support Group the second Wednesday of each month for families and friends of our military. Call 469-1188.

Mental Health Association of the Cincinnati Area has resources for referrals to counseling agencies. Call 721-2910, ext. 15.

Talbert House is distributing a tip sheet for parents, teachers and others on helping kids cope with disaster. Call 281-CARE.

The American Red Cross will distribute disaster preparedness brochures and help with questions about the war situation and anxiety through the hotline at 579-3044.

ARMED SERVICES HOTLINES

Branches of the armed services are providing toll-free hotlines for information and support to families.

• Army - (800) 833-6622. The line will serve as a "safety net" for families with questions about family support-related issues.

• Marine Corps - (866) 227-2708. The line will provide information, resources and referrals related to Marine deployments for family members only. Public information can be obtained at www.usmc.mil.

WEB SITES FOR HELPING CHILDREN COPE WITH WAR

• About Our Kids: "Talking to Kids about Terrorism or Acts of War" www.aboutourkids.org/articles/war.html

• Family Education Network: "Talking About Terrorism and War" www.familyeducation.com/article/0,1120,20-6055,00.html

• Time magazine: For children - www.timeforkids.com. For teachers - www.timeforteachers.com

• National Mental Health Association: "Tips For Coping in Uncertain Times" - www.nmha.org




TRISTATE REACTS TO WAR
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Gold star banners for duo
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Keeping in touch
Soldier hit by shrapnel

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Evendale council rescinds 'blight' label for Reading Road corridor
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Tax Day filers form lively line on deadline
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ENQUIRER COLUMNISTS
SMITH AMOS: In harm's way?
BRONSON: Thank you
KORTE: City Hall
HOWARD: Some Good News

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Warren changes overseer
Hamilton Township police vote 7-1 to join Fraternal Order of Police
Liberty cuts list for top job to six
Putter's owner vows to fix parking jam
Obituary: Jack Groh, businessman

OHIO
Money's pouring in for Voinovich second term
Ohio Moments

KENTUCKY
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Churchill alters policy on wagering
Lucas fund raising lags 3 in GOP
Ex-Dayton cop given home incarceration
Transportation building a waste, Lunsford says
'Palace' to spread peace through meditation
Candidate pitches higher cigarette tax