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Alabama Families of Prisoners Conference

Are you worried about the safety of an incarcerated family member?
Are you searching for resources to help you navigate the system?
What should you expect when your family member is released?
Do you know what to expect when you go for a visit?

Find answers at the fourth annual Alabama Families of Prisoners Conference, hosted by Healthy You, Inc.,  on August 22 at the Dumas Wesley Community Center in Mobile. This year’s  conference can provide needed support for your family though breakout sessions, exhibits and resources, guest speakers and panel discussions. A special Kids Conference for ages 6-15 will also take place during the event, and childcare will be available for children ages 5 and under.

When a crime is committed, the families of the perpetrator can be left behind to pick up the pieces. The Alabama Families of Prisoners Conference is designed to offer help to those neglected families. The conference idea was conceived by Mary Kay Beard, founder of the world-wide Angel Tree program, and Laure Clemons, founder of Extended Family, a support system for families of prisoners. An entire committee of dedicated professionals come together each year to create a conference structured to help families of prisoners with steps they need to take to overcome obstacles and have a better life. The conference offers help so that families can continue their lives with knowledge and hope for a brighter future. This year’s conference is supported by Extended Family (www.extendedfamilysupport.org) and Encourager Ministries, Inc. (www.encouragerministries.com). Visit www.alabamafpc.org for more information and to register.

Congratulations Bill Moody!

Heartfelt congratulations to Healthy You Board Member Bill Moody! Moody was recently awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Advertising Federation--Dothan. This award was established in 2003 to recognize people in the industry who contribute their trade as well as their community. Moody currently serves as sales manager at The Radio People.

Help Us Help Others

You  can support Healthy You's mission of creating a better world for children by shopping at www.smile.amazon.com and selecting Healthy You. A portion of your purchase price will be donated to Healthy You. 

Donors may also visit www.jtfstraighttalk.com/donate to view a list of needs or to make a donation through PayPal. 

Healthy You Visits Mobile Conference

Healthy You was represented at Restoration Church's W.H.O.L.E Woman conference in Mobile in June. The conference was organized by Healthy You Case Manager LaTonya Lindsey. Case Manager Laura Whigham led a breakout session and PR Coordinator Laura Stakelum distributed information about Healthy You's programs and services. If you would like Healthy You to be represented at your event, call 334-671-7774. 

UpTeen UpDate

Rose Blakey Philips of Wiregrass Suicide Prevention recently spoke to UpTeens about teen suicide in the wiregrass. UpTeens learned the warning signs and available resources. UpTeen is a teen leadership program in Dothan. If you would like to nominate an outstanding teen who demonstrates leadership abilities, please call 334-671-7774.

Kohls Cares Volunteers at Genesis II

Special thanks to the volunteers from Kohls Cares who visited Genesis II and helped with yard work!

Healthy You App



Keep in touch with Healthy You while you're on the go! Using your smartphone, visit healthyyou.appsme.com to download the app. 

Ribbon Cutting

Thank you to the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce and to all who attended our ribbon cutting! Healthy You offices are located at 3124 West Main Street Suite 14 in Dothan.