Pre-Teen and Teen Health

Don’t let a twisted ankle or pulled hamstring derail your 2018 fitness goals. Atlantic Sports Health, in partnership with the Parisi Speed School, recently launched a series of videos that provide in-depth explanations of injuries common to athletes and how to prevent them. Each episode features one of our sports medicine experts discussing a different topic, such as anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears, concussions, ankle injuries and more. Watch now >





Pre-Teen and Teen Health Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available.
 
Tea Time: Cervical Health Awareness Event
Come to a tea social where you can learn about human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer prevention. Tea, macaroons and other light refreshments will be served.
Thursday, January 11; 6:00 to 8:00pm
Overlook Medical Center, Bouras Auditorium
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

Mindful Teens
Teens will learn mindfulness techniques that may help them manage stress, develop inner strength and be better prepared for future challenges. Middle school and high school grade programs are available.
Fee: $250
Chambers Center for Well Being, 435 South Street, Morristown, NJ
For more information and a schedule, please call 973-971-4890.

Positive Parenting Course
This six-week course will teach parents key communication and leadership skills to strengthen the relationship with their child and build a mutually respectful and cooperative family atmosphere.
Fee: $180 for individuals, $300 for couples
Chambers Center for Well Being, 435 South Street, Morristown, NJ
For more information and a schedule, please call 973-971-4890.

Concussion Support Group
Student athletes who have had a concussion are invited with their parents to share experiences and learn how concussions can affect cognitive function.
Fourth Tuesday of every month, 7:00 to 8:00pm
Overlook Medical Center, 5th Floor, Conference Room 1
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

Hydrocephalus Support Group
This group provides educational information, guidance and support for children and adults with hydrocephalus and shunts.
Morristown Medical Center, Auditorium B
For more information, schedules and to register, please call 973-326-9000.


Pediatric Neuro-oncology Clinic
Pediatric neurospecialists and oncologists provide services at this clinic.
Second Friday of each month, 9:00am to Noon
Goryeb Children’s Hospital, Center for Advanced Medicine in Pediatrics (CAMP)
Farris Family Building, 3rd floor
For more information and to schedule an appointment, please call 973-971-8585.


Pre-Teen and Teen Health Articles
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Study found more adolescents getting less rest because of temptations of technology

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Study of more than 100 kids treated at trauma centers reveals serious injuries

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Parents need to keep weapons locked up, limit exposure to media violence, experts say

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Leafy green veggies are a good source of the vital nutrient

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