Having Difficulty Talking to Your Tweens and Teens?

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Specialists have the answers to questions about growing up.

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Teen Talk: Mental Health

Tuesday, July 7 • 6 to 8 p.m.

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.

Online via zoom

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Boy Talk: Boys to Men Mental Health

July 9 • 6 to 8 p.m.

This parent-son class is led by a pediatric urologist is designed to start the discussion about physical and emotional changes associated with puberty. It also will cover the importance of sleep, good nutrition and exercise during this phase of life. Recommended for ages 10-14.

Online via Zoom

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Teen Talk: Sexual Health and Dating for teen girls

Tuesday, July 16 • 6 to 8 p.m.

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 girls ages 14-18 and their parents.
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Teen Talk: Sexual Health and Dating for teen boys

Tuesday, July 23 • 6 to 8 p.m.

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.

Register now

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