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Parent Education

In honor of National Suicide Prevention Week and Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, we have collated some resources for you including a crisis text lineteen mentalhealth website for your and your teen, a video on how to talk to your teens about about suicide, and a comprehensive parent guide (and guide in Spanish) on teen depression. Depression is one of the major risk factors for suicide, so parents can use this resource to be more informed. Don’t forget to utilize the resources that exist at our school, such as the Wellness Center, Counselors, and our School Nurse
Monday, Sept 20 from 6:45-8:15pm via Zoom Miramonte Parent Ed Event
Miramonte is hosting their first parent education event of the year with Justine Fonte. Justine will talk about the impact of the pornography industry on the sexual health of our students in this digital age. How can we promote sex-positivity, healthy body image and relationships when pornography is the default sex ed for many teens? This session will examine these questions, equip parents to talk with their teen(s), and offer time for Q&A. Please click the link to register.
Tuesday, Sept 28 at 7pm Ron Lieber Talk
For those with teens who have aspirations for college, there is a free online talk about paying for college by Ron Lieber, award-winning writer/editor of the New York Times’ “Your Money” column. He will also provide another free online talk on how to teach teens about money on Thursday, Sept 30th at 7pm.
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