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August 25, 2023

One Place First 2,000 Days Series: Unpacking Early Learning and Neurological Development

For years, researchers have believed that the first 2,000 days—or five years—of a child’s life have a long-lasting impact on the trajectory of their life.  Today, […]
June 14, 2023

Guest Post: Advocacy for Youth Mental Health Requires Community Effort

This post is part of a partnership with Elijah Lee, a teen community activist and public speaker, for his insight on the state of youth mental […]
February 10, 2023

Hardison Offers Respected Voice in Defense of Onslow’s Children

Community Partners is a continuing series of profiles of people and organizations serving alongside One Place and its Child Advocacy Center in the fight against child […]
May 27, 2022

The Best Exercises to Reduce Your Child’s Anxiety 

If your child shows symptoms of anxiety, they’re not alone: one in every five children will experience some kind of clinical-level anxiety by the time they […]
May 20, 2022

3 Tips to Help Your Child Cope with Anxiety

Anxiety is one of the biggest mental health challenges that many children face today. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, one in five children […]
May 13, 2022

Why Children’s Mental Health Matters

It’s Mental Health Awareness Month! Earlier this month, we wrote about children’s mental health —and what it means to nurture your child’s mental health throughout their […]
May 6, 2022

Children’s Mental Health Week: What is Mental Health for Children?

It’s Children’s Mental Health Week and Mental Health Awareness Month and we’re diving deep into early childhood mental health—including what it is, why it matters, and […]
October 8, 2021

How Deployment Impacts the Mental Health of Military Children and Families

For military children, deployment can be a persistent source of stress, unease, and anxiety, resulting in long-term effects on mental health and overall well-being. Luckily, there […]
June 25, 2021

Happy Birthday One Place!

This week One Place celebrated 23 years of service to Onslow County. Twenty-three years of positively impacting children and families and encouraging a more resilient community. […]
April 16, 2021

Rochelle lifts hopes of children at One Place

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This article is part of a series on local efforts to combat child abuse, provided through cooperation between the […]