How NFRC Serves in Howard County


(photo that appeared on FB) On Wednesday, May 4, 2016, Edgar Wiggins, National Family Resiliency Center board member and a long-time NFRC peer counselor, and Meghna Sreenivas, student and NFRC teen peer counselor testified before the Howard County Council on behalf of NFRC. Pictured above, L to R:  Edgar Wiggins, NFRC Co-Founder and Executive Director Risa Garon and  Meghna Sreenivas. ”Peer counselors are the true gifts that NFRC gives to families in our community. They volunteer many hours of time to reach out...

Navigating Graduation for Teens of Divorce


Graduation can be stressful for parents and children alike, yet this already stressful time can feel even more fraught for children of separation and divorce. The fact that there are two separate parents in the picture can make organizing events, seating, and other activities tense. Risa Garon, NFRC’s co-founder and executive director, gives some helpful advice to parents in her recent Huffington Post article titled “Another Milestone: Your Teen’s High School Graduation.” To read the article, click here &nb...

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