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How to Stop the Stigma That’s Spreading with COVID-19

History has shown that pandemics tend to provoke stigma and xenophobia. COVID-19 is no different. Learn how to fight the stigma.

How to Stop the Stigma That’s Spreading with COVID-19

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Homeschooling Tips for Parents during COVID-19

Not sure how to homeschool your kids as you minimize your risk for COVID-19? An experienced parent shares her 10 tips.

Homeschooling Tips for Parents during COVID-19

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Why Kids Bully, and How We Can Address It

Bullying is a sensitive topic, for both kids and parents. An Aspire Health Alliance psychologist explains the roots of bullying behavior and how parents can approach the subject with their children.

Why Kids Bully, and How We Can Address It

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This Holiday Season, Focus on Gratitude

Practicing gratitude is free, but it pays huge rewards. The holiday season is a great time to get in the habit of expressing your gratitude. Learn four ways to get started!

This Holiday Season, Focus on Gratitude

Karen Peterson of South Shore Health's Youth Health Connection

Q&A with Karen Peterson of Youth Health Connection

For 26 years, Youth Health Connection (YHC) has helped young people deal with the challenges they face as they mature. The group recently welcomed Karen Peterson to continue this critical program. Learn more about Karen's background and the future of the program.

Q&A with Karen Peterson of Youth Health Connection

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Teens and Mental Health: What Adults Need to Know

The teen years are crucial for both mental and physical development. Many teens face mental health challenges. It's important for parents to know the warning signs of mental health struggles and to know how to help their teens.

Teens and Mental Health: What Adults Need to Know

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For Young Adults, All Health Must Begin with Mental Health

Both JAMA and the CDC recently released troubling statistics surrounding suicide rates. This data reaffirms the need for an integrated approach to treating mental health.

For Young Adults, All Health Must Begin with Mental Health

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Four Steps to Helping Your Teenager Get a Good Night’s Sleep

The teenage years are crucial to the development of the body. One of the most important things for teens? A good night's sleep.

Four Steps to Helping Your Teenager Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Poison Control Center Update

Youth Health Connection Hosts Poison Control Center Expert

South Shore Health's Youth Health Connection hosted Cheryl Lang, education coordinator for the Massachusetts & Rhode Island Poison Control Center for an update on the Center's volume and types of calls.

Youth Health Connection Hosts Poison Control Center Expert