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Adolescent Brain Development in COVID-19

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In August, ParentIN held a virtual event with Dr. David Rettew, child psychiatrist and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, to share strategies for supporting healthy adolescent brain development during the time of COVID-19. Dr. … Read More

How to Make a Safe Prom Plan

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Prom night. A childhood rite of passage that many of us parents remember fondly. What’s not to like about dressing up, eating something fancy for dinner and dancing the night away with friends? Encourage your adolescent to enjoy this exciting … Read More

You are your teen’s #1 influence

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Parents have more influence over their teen’s lives than friends, music, TV, and the Internet. The Partnership at brings together scientists, experts and communicators to address teen drug use and addiction. They provide information and tools so that families … Read More