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New Program: Dads in Recovery

Dads in Recovery is an innovative, evidence-based program offered to fathers receiving residential substance use treatment. The program provides substance-using fathers with psycho-educational counseling that supports their recovery, and helps them parent with increased skills, confidence and competence.

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3 Reasons Paid Family Leave is Critical for Child and Family Health

While many companies offer unpaid parental leave to employees after the birth of a child, few in the United States offer paid leave. This forces most lower- and middle-income families back to work with little time to get to know their baby and develop a strong bond. Fathers are even less likely to take time …

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The Fatherhood Project

The Fatherhood Project is a non-profit fatherhood program in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston, MA. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of children and families by empowering fathers to be knowledgeable, active, and emotionally engaged with their children.

The Fatherhood Project provided a great service to the young men at our school that are fathering. Our young dads were able to recognize how important they are in their children's lives and to think about what kind of dad they want to be. TFP’s program is a great resource for our students.

Lauren Bard

Communities in Schools Site Coordinator at Boston English High School