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Alive at 25: Free Driver program for teens and parents

Gain awareness and strategies to keep safe on the road during Alive at 25, a free driver program for teens and parents. Learn through interactive media, workbook exercises, role-playing and class discussion. WHEN: Tuesday, October 30 6-8PM WHERE: Penn State Health, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, University Conference Center Light dinner will be served. Opportunity to […]

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Take time to talk to teens about alcohol

Original Source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=e9dd74b7-3307-4c79-8108-dbdc9869d074#.WphXYh3wbRZ Prom activities are right around the corner, and it’s easy to get carried away with celebrating. But this year, make sure alcohol doesn’t turn the event into a tragedy for your teen. A lifesaving talk One of the most dangerous things a teenager can do is drink alcohol. But it’s likely that a […]

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3 drugs parents should know about

Original Source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=deaadc9a-34f1-4bf4-ae0a-dd666c7addcb#.WphXBR3wbRZ Alcohol. Marijuana. Cocaine. These substances have been around a long time. Parents worried about their teen using these products would probably recognize them on sight. But parents may be less familiar with some of the newer illicit drugs—like bath salts, salvia and spice. In recognition of National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, here’s […]

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New mobile app educates parents on teen dating issues

Original Source: http://www.centralpennparent.com/2017/new-mobile-app-educates-parents-on-teen-dating-issues/ The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence has launched a new mobile app designed to give parents of teens and preteens advice on how to best discuss topics around communication and relationships. The Raising Respect app, available on both Apple and Android devices, navigates topics such as Healthy Relationships Mindful Parenting Sex and Pregnancy Drugs, Alcohol, and […]

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Spring forward without losing sleep

Original Source: http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/News/NewsAndFeatures/Pages/Spring-forward-without-losing-sleep.aspx The second Sunday in March is when the clocks turn forward one hour. For the most part, the time change comes as good news, as it means that warmer weather is just around the corner. But the bad news is we lose an hour of sleep. Unsurprisingly, most families have a hard time adjusting […]

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