In Champion Chronicles, we dive deep into issues, policies, and struggles families are facing in our community and what we can do change it. Learn more about how Anthem Strong Families is committed to improving our community through meaningful information and facts from health and safety to important cultural and policy nuggets to back to school tidbits.
Celebrating our own, Karla Medina on this 2023 Mother’s Day
Congratulations to Anthem Strong Families’ very own Karla Medina, Intake Specialist, who graduated from UNT Dallas, SUMMA CUM LAUDE! Karla received her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. Karla dreamed of...
MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH
Mental Health Awareness Month was established in 1949 to increase awareness of the importance of mental health and wellness in Americans' lives, and to celebrate recovery from mental illness. Millions of...
Name It, Claim It, and Tame It! (Stress Management)
WHAT DOES STRESS DO TO OUR BODIES?We’ve all heard the adage ‘stress kills.’ It’s such a common saying that it’s become cliché. But what does it mean really? Distress can...
2022 Accomplishments: A Year in Review
2022 was another remarkable year for Anthem Strong Families (ASF). We continued to significantly impact Dallas counties under resourced communities and families by continuing robust online learning, relocating to new...
Restore. Replenish. Rejuvenate!
We’re in the middle of January and if you’re like me, you launched into the New Year with vigor and purpose. Your “to-do” list is long. Your life is pretty...
Let’s Live Another Year!
"Today mom died. Or maybe yesterday. I do not know." The character, Meursault, begins Albert Camus' famous work: "The Stranger" with this line. The novel hints at a lack of...
Are You Getting Enough Sleep?
Sleep loss is such a common problem that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has declared it a public health epidemic. It can be the result of insomnia, when...
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month was launched nationwide in October 1987 to connect and unite individuals and organizations working on domestic violence issues while raising awareness for those issues. Over the...
Breaking the Cycle of Self-Destruction
Each of us are probably familiar with one or all of the following instances illustrating self-destructive behavior; the disobedience in the Greek myth of Icarus, the response to violence in...
June is Men’s Health Month
Since 1992 the month of June is designated to bringing awareness to health issues men face. As the wife of a man’s man and 4 boys, I’m keenly aware of...