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ERIC Number: ED439117
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 278
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-9621645-5-0
Healthy Teens: Facing the Challenges of Young Lives. A Practical Guide for Parents, Caregivers, Educators, and Health Professionals. Third Edition.
McCarthy, Alice R.
This monograph is a guide to teen development and the world of 11-18 year olds in contemporary America. It provides practical suggestions to parents and other concerned adults as they guide children through adolescence. The 12 chapters are: (1) "Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds"; (2) "Teens, Families, and Schools"; (3) "Teens and Mental Health"; (4) "Teen Sexuality"; (5) "Teens: An Active Life Style"; (6) "Teens: Substance Abuse"; (7) "The Answer to Substance Abuse"; (8) "Teens and Sexual Harassment"; (9) "Teen Safety and Crime Prevention"; (10) "Teens and Violence"; (11) "Teens and Life After High School"; and (12) "Teens and a Better Community." The four appendixes present: "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"; and "When Your Adolescent is in Trouble." (Contains 21 references/resources.) (SM)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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