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Mental Health Month

Mental health is essential to overall health and well-being, and prevention is the ultimate way to reduce the burden of mental illness. Here are some things that parents can do to help their teen battle anxiety:

Talk With Your Kids – Elementary School

Having certain conversations with your kids at the elementary school age might seem challenging, but here are sample conversations to make it a little bit easier:

Alcohol’s Many Health Impacts

Although alcohol is the most commonly used substance among youth year-round, graduation season celebrations offer additional occasions for underage drinking.  According to the 2015 Monitoring the Future survey, 64% of 12th grade students have consumed alcohol in their lifetime, and 35% have consumed it within the past 30 days.  Many youth engage in binge drinking, which equates to about 4 or more drinks for women or 5 or more drinks for men, within a single occasion.

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