Healthy teens : facing the challenges of young lives : a practical guide for parents, caregivers, educators, and health professionals / Alice R. McCarthy
Books/Textual Material | Bridge Communications | c2000. | 3rd ed.
Available at Gumberg Curriculum Center Stacks - 5th Floor (RA564.5 .M32 2000X COP.1 COP.1)
Birmingham, Mich. : Bridge Communications, c2000.
xix, 266 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Healthy bodies, healthy minds: Adolescence -- Communicating with your teen -- Teens, families, and schools: Family involvement in health education -- Family-school partnerships -- Parent-teacher conferences -- Teens and mental health: Psychological health and the development of your teen -- Stress and the health of your adolescent -- Depressive illnesses -- Suicide -- Eating disorders -- Learning differences -- Teen sexuality: Teens: hearing from parents -- Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) -- Piercing, tattooing and needle sharing.
Teens, an active life style: Puberty -- Building an active lifestyle -- Healthy eating -- Dental health -- Teens taking responsiblity for their health -- Common teen illnesses -- Injury prevention -- Teens, substance abuse: Facts about drug use -- Tobacco -- Alcohol -- Marijuana -- Heroin -- Cocaine -- Inhalants -- Ecstasy -- "Date rape" drugs -- The answer to substance abuse: Parents and caregivers: crucial players -- A guide to teen parties -- Teens and driving -- Substance abuse prevention through health education. -- Teens and sexual harassment: Harassment -- Educational policy -- Legal issues.
Teen safety and crime prevention: Awareness first -- Sexual assault -- Dating and sexual assault -- Sexual abuse -- Teens and violence: The face of violence -- School violence -- Violence at home -- Teen relationship violence -- Media violence -- Gangs and violence -- Teens and life after high school: Connect your teen to the future -- Why college is important -- Taking the right courses starts in middle school -- Save on tuition -- Identify types of people and skills -- Learning about a career -- Education for the career chosen -- Searching for financial aid -- Work is changing: characteristics needed.
Teens and a better community: Resiliency defined -- Programming for healthy teens -- Communities that care -- The search institute -- Appendices: A load off the teachers' backs: coordinated school health programs -- The Michigan model for comprehensive school health -- Making the grade: a guide to school drug prevention -- When your adolescent is in trouble.
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