Supporting FamiliesFriends of the Portsmouth Juvenile Court offers programs to support families and youth transitioning through the juvenile justice and child welfare systems. Whether through our Court Appointed Special Advocate program, our Community Service Program, or helping defray the costs of transportation for families, our goal is clear: support families within the Portsmouth Juvenile Court system. Read More
The COVID-19 epidemic may be winding down, but the epidemic of community violence shows no sign of slowing. In some US cities, the dramatic uptick in community violence generated by the shut-down is continuing. There are predictions of a deadly summer ahead. We define...
An abusive relationship is hard to understand from the outside. Here are three reasons people don’t leave abusive relationships and what you can do to help.
Many people who work in a helping profession experience secondary trauma, also called vicarious trauma, at some point in their career. It is important to be able to recognize the signs so that it can be addressed, as unaddressed secondary trauma can lead to a decrease in the level of care one is able to provide.