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Teen Talk: Mental Health

Tuesday, Sept. 29 • 6 to 8 p.m. EDT

This parent-teen discussion is led by a child psychologist for parents and teens to learn about teen mental health, get tools to relieve stress and hear about available resources. Recommended for boys and girls ages 11 to 17 and their parents.

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Girl Talk: It’s a Girl Thing

Thursday, Nov. 12 • 6 to 8 p.m. EST

This parent-daughter class led by pediatric/ adolescent gynecologists is designed to start the conversation about girls’ physical and emotional changes during puberty. It also will cover the importance of sleep, good nutrition and exercise during this phase of life. Recommended for ages 8 to 13 and their parents.

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Teen Talk: Sexual Health and Dating for Boys

Thursday, Oct. 8 • 6 to 8 p.m. EDT

Get help from pediatric/adolescent gynecologists and urologists with starting sometimes awkward conversations about sex and the teen body. Group discussions will include contraceptives, sexually transmitted infections, vaccines and support for parents of teens. Recommended for boys ages 14-18 and their parents.

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Teen Talk: Healthy Relationships

Thursday, Nov. 19 • 6 to 8 p.m. EST

This parent-teen discussion led by a Norton Healthcare specialist will cover the fundamentals of a healthy relationship. Teens will learn how to identify a healthy relationship, the signs of an abusive relationship, dating safety, and how to be an advocate for themselves and their peers. It also will cover the importance self-care, health and wellness during this phase of life. Recommended for ages 13 to 17 and their parents.

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Teen Talk: Substance Use and Preventing Misuse

Thursday, Oct. 15 • 6 to 8 p.m. EDT

This parent-teen discussion led by a Norton Healthcare specialist will cover the risks and consequences of drug and alcohol use, abuse and misuse. Teens will learn about the effects of substance use, how to make good choices and skills to handle influence from the media and peers. It also will cover the importance of self-care, health and wellness during this phase of life. Recommended for ages 13 to 17 and their parents.

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Prevention & Wellness – 5437

Take care of your sick child without getting others — or yourself — sick

Temperatures have dropped, and it’s officially cold and flu season. Here are some tips for staying well as you nurse your little one back to health. It’s not too late to get a flu shot […]

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New guidelines on when kids should get the flu shot

With this year’s flu season coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic, pediatricians are urging parents to get their kids’ flu shots sooner rather than later. In newly released guidelines, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) strongly […]

Read Full Story

How to help teens manage their feelings during the COVID-19 pandemic

Teens have different psychosocial needs than younger children. They crave autonomy and independence. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many teens are still grappling with a new normal: e-learning for the start of the school year, […]

Read Full Story

When is the flu or COVID-19 an emergency for kids?

¿Cuándo es la gripe o el COVID-19 una emergencia para los niños? It’s 2 a.m. and your child has a high fever. The signs of the flu are there, or is it COVID-19? At that […]

Read Full Story

Once school starts, there will be more than 1 virus to take steps to avoid

There will be more than one virus to take steps to avoid as schools reopen. Kids have always brought home germs, viruses and bacteria that could make their sick day a sick day for you […]

Read Full Story
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