BROOKINGS – The Mission of the Month at the Mission Coffeehouse at First Lutheran Church for January is Brookings Youth At Risk.
The number of teenagers who report feelings of anxiety, depression, and loneliness have been on a rapid increase. We as the Brookings community have decided to respond with a concerted effort to add resiliency into the lives of our children.
One action step is to bring a Search Institute presenter to Brookings to initiate a “Developing Relationships” movement that would encompass many entities of our community.
Those involved are Darla Biel, Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program; Nikki Eining, Brookings Child Protection Team; Chad Adamson, Brookings School District; Heidi Gullickson and Brookings United Way.