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Provide Family and Parenting Support for the Incarcerated
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- Well Being In the Nation Network
Nearly 6 million children in America have had a parent in prison. This can harm children. It can also cause more poverty, education issues, poor behavior, and drug and alcohol use. Family services can lower these risks by helping parents in prison work on their parenting skills. These skills help create healthy relationships between children and parents that are in prison. It can also help after their release.