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Body image in the summer

If your child or adolescent seems reluctant to head to the water or put on a bathing suit, there are some important things you can do to help.

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Thirteen Reasons Why: Talking to your teen about sexual assault

The best way for teens to report unwanted sexual contact is to identify a trusted adult and just tell them the truth and the facts of what happened.

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How to support your LGBTQ+ child

When your child decides to “come out,” which is the process where an individual shares his/her identity as a LGBTQ+ person, realize it is an act of courage and trust.

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What you need to know about teen suicide and “13 Reasons Why”

The hit Netflix show has prompted conversations about suicide and other difficult issues experienced by teens, but it has also raised red flags in the mental health community.

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How to help a child who is afraid of the dark

Some children develop a fear of the dark without any specific reason, while others can point to a specific event. Regardless of how it starts, there are a few steps you can take to help your child in this area.