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As the school year is starting to get into full swing, I wondered what parents find the most concerning for their kids when sending them back to school.  A recent poll from the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health asked adults to identify health problems they consider “big problems” for children and […]

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In This Issue: iMAD In-School Program iMAD Girls After-School Program Meet The Educators Important Dates Social Media & Contact Information iMAD About iMAD iMAD stands for “I Make A Difference,” reflecting HRHN’s belief that students can make a difference by making informed decisions about their lives. The 2017-2018 school year will be using the “Get Real” […]

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A recent article published by NBC News discusses the recent CDC findings of teen sexual activity and contraception use.  Teens 15-19 years old are waiting longer to have sex and they are not having sex with someone they just met.  74% of females and 51% of males reported their first sexual encounter was with a […]

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A very important topic and one of my favorites to discuss with the youth are “Healthy and Unhealthy relationships. It is one of my favorites because, in today’s society, young people can become very confused on what the qualities of a healthy relationship are. Media, music, television, and movies sometimes glamorize unhealthy qualities and make them […]

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As I was reading over some materials the other day, I came across this article written by the American Academy of Pediatrics and in it was some great wisdom. If you have a teenager in your life, you’ve probably done your share of worrying about the potential risks out there. Alcohol, tobacco or illicit drug […]

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