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We recognize the COVID-19 pandemic has created a rapidly changing environment and uncertain future which has been difficult and stressful for our community.  In compliance with CDC social distancing guidelines we are now offering programs virtually.  We will continue to add new online programs and services throughout the epidemic. We hope that you will join us online!  We are still here for you!

AANE Executive Director Dania Jekel's message on services during COVID-19 pandemic.

During this difficult time, Free Online Group Chats for Parents with AANE staff can offer support and a sense of community:

  • Parents of Adults - Wednesday evenings 7:00 - 8:0o PM, more info
  • Parents of Children - Wednesday evenings 7:00 - 8:oo PM, more info
  • Parents of Teens - Thursday evenings 7:00 - 8:00 PM, more info

If you prefer to talk with someone individually, you can schedule a free phone call here.

If you are in a crisis situation where a cash grant could help, please email suzanne.tompkins@aane.org for consideration.

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AANE's Spring 2020 Conference

Finding Relief:  Exploring Traditional and Non-traditional Options for Managing Anxiety

This conference is for parents, adults and professionals

*UPDATE - April 10 - Recorded Conference Content Only

Register by April 10 to receive the recorded conference content.


Upcoming events

Mon 06

NOW ONLINE – South Area Pizza & Game Night

April 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon 06
Tue 07

NOW ONLINE – Grandparent Open Support Group

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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