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Parent Education

ICYMI, here is a recording of the Parent Ed event hosted by Miramonte with Justine Fonte (passcode: Miramonte1!). Justine spoke about the impact of the pornography industry on the sexual health of our students in this digital age and how we can help promote sex-positivity, healthy body image, and healthy relationships with our teens.
Tuesday, Sept 28 at 7pm Ron Lieber Talks – For those with teens who have aspirations to attend 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.
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and although it’s a sensitive and challenging topic to discuss with your teens, it’s critical. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, from February 21–March 20, 2021, suspected suicide attempt emergency visits were 50.6% higher among girls aged 12–17 years than during the same period in 2019; among boys aged 12–17 years, suspected suicide attempt emergency visits increased 3.7%.  Feel free to use our collated resources for more information including videos on how to talk to teens about suicide and self-harm, information on depression, crisis hotline numbers, etc.  Don’t forget to use our own Wellness Center , Nurse, and Counselors as resources.
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