Tweens & Teens
Vaccines for Adolescents
Teen & Tween Resources
Insights for Teens
Mary Nolan, CPNP
understands the challenges of helping your child through grieving and loss after a death. Here she offers some insights, resources and words of encouragement to those who are in the midst of it.
Navigating high school course selection is a very tricky business. This is especially true in the Northern Virginia area, which is known for encouraging kids to take all Advanced Classes, all the time. Kim McCuen, CPNP
and mother of two daughters shares insights and tips to make the path more clear.
The tools you need to ensure that the work environment is safe, and does not jeopardize your health, well-being or educational opportunities.
Empowering teens by arming them with the knowledge and tools they need to practice positive peer pressure, be role models, and to make good decisions when driving, regarding their welfare and that of their friends.
Allowing your parents/guardians access to your records
Alcohol, Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Ch1ldren Now - Talk With Your Kids
Although many teenagers mistakenly believe that beer, wine or flavored malt alcohol, or a sweet-tasting blend of alcohol and carbonated fruit juice, are “safer” than hard liquor, it’s the amount of alcohol you drink, not what you drink, that matters.
An Interactive presentation to help teens learn the warning signs of mental health conditions, and steps they can take to get help for themselves or their friends. National Alliance on Mental Illness = NAMI www.nami.org NAMI Helpline 1 -800-950-NAMI (6264) Email: [email protected]
FIND HELP IN A CRISIS: Text "NAMI" to 741741
Recognizing Stress and Finding Coping Strategies
A self-administered version of the CRAFFT screening test, for use by adolescents.
A non profit organization that supports families struggling with a child's substance abuse.
SAMHSA is an agency of the U.S. Dept of Health & Human Services that focuses on prevention, treatment and recovery support services for behavioral health.
The Recovery Village has its flagship facility in Umatilla, Florida as well as the collected expertise from its locations across the country. Their facilities specialize in a range of addiction recovery services.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provide free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They are committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.