Girls to Women/Young Men's Health and Wellness

Girls to Women/Young Men's Health and Wellness

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RESOURCE SPOTLIGHT | Girls to Women/Young Men's Health and Wellness is a medical practice serving adolescents and young adults ages 10-25 in the North Texas area. They work with parents to provide adolescents with the confidence, information and tools to make positive lifestyle choices that will impact the rest of their lives.

For a comprehensive database of North Texas mental health providers and resources, visit HereForTexas.com.
Helping guide young women and men into adulthood. It's a tough and sometimes thankless job - but someones gotta do it. And Girls to Women/Young Men's Health and Wellness does a great job doing just that!
That’s a wrap on Grand Rounds!

For our final session yesterday, we learned from Girls to Women/Young Men's Health and Wellness as they discussed their multi-disciplinary, patient-centered approach to adolescents with obesity/overweight status.
Our doctors are taking on some of the most searched health-related questions on the Internet. This week’s question is, “What foods should be avoided with ADHD?”

There are many truths and myths on the Internet about certain foods that can help children with ADHD, but making sure children maintain a balanced diet is still a good place to start.

“Children with ADHD need nutrients and a varying array of foods,” According to Carolyn Lentzsch-Parcells, M.D.

Find out more about what foods should be avoided with ADHD in this week’s segment of “Our Doctors vs. The Internet” series.

Leave your questions in the comments below! Girls to Women/Young Men's Health and Wellness

Girls to Women Health and Wellness, is a medical practice. Girls to Women/Young Men's Health and Wellness is a multifaceted medical practice dedicated to meeting the physical and emotional needs of adolescents and young adults ages 10-25.

Adolescence is a unique stage of development and a crucial time for today's young people. During these formative years, adolescents' attitudes, behaviors and experiences will shape their lives for years to come. Our goal is to partner with you to give teens the information, confidence and tools they need to make positive lifestyle choices. We offer programs and workshops for kids, tweens, teens, parents, and professionals. For a complete list of upcoming programs, please visit our web site.

Operating as usual

Photos from Girls to Women/Young Men's Health and Wellness's post 09/10/2022

☀️ Cheers to GTW/YM first ever lake day. Team building in beautiful Texas weather. Our drs take off their capes from time to time.

08/23/2022

Sharlene Harden is our incredible clinic manager! She has been with Girls to Women/Young Men Health & Wellness for 9 years now. She manages all 3 of our clinic locations - Dallas, Fort Worth and McKinney!

On top of managing GTW/YM, she enjoys traveling with her husband and spending quality time with their 5 kids. She is also an avid true crime ju**ie!

Thank you for all that you do for us, Sharlene!

08/23/2022

Exciting stuff happening at GTW/YM McKinney. Check it out!

Hosting this awesome program for girls 8+ to learn more about their changing bodies! Click the link to register:

https://turningteen.com/register-for-a-workshop-in-texas/

08/18/2022

🩺Check out our uniformed MAs. We love their smiling faces! I spy Dr.Blankson. He clearly got the memo🩺
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Photos from Girls to Women/Young Men's Health and Wellness's post 06/23/2022

Staying 😎 on Treat Thursday!
What are you doing to stay cool?

💧Don’t forget to stay hydrated!💧

Photos from Girls to Women/Young Men's Health and Wellness's post 06/16/2022

🧋Treat Thursday has become a thing for our staff!🧋
Check out our smi-eyes! (Smiling with our eyes) Get it 😂.

05/19/2022

This Mental Health Awareness Month, learn the warning signs for su***de. Everyone can play a role in su***de prevention. Some warning signs may help you determine if a loved one is at risk for su***de.
💚 Know the warning signs: http://bit.ly/2xpBOgs
💚 Seek help by calling the National Su***de Prevention Lifeline '1-800-273-TALK (8255)'

05/19/2022

We want all our youth to have a happy and healthy summer! We’ve had a lot of questions recently and just wanted to clear up some confusion about COVID boosters. Stay safe and have fun!

· COVID-19 vaccine boosters can further enhance or restore protection that might have waned over time after your primary series vaccination.

· People are protected best from severe COVID-19 illness when they stay up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines, which includes a booster for many people.

· CDC recommends that everyone ages 5 years and older get their primary series of COVID-19 vaccine, and everyone ages 12 years and older also receive a booster.

Photos from Girls to Women/ Young Men’s Health and Wellness McKinney's post 09/02/2020

Photos from Girls to Women/ Young Men’s Health and Wellness McKinney's post

Parenting with Perspective Academy where parents learn about the ins and outs of ADHD and gain tools to last a lifetime 08/27/2020

Parenting with Perspective Academy where parents learn about the ins and outs of ADHD and gain tools to last a lifetime

Parenting with Perspective Academy where parents learn about the ins and outs of ADHD and gain tools to last a lifetime with Hilary K. Stern, M.Ed., CALC Parent, Educator, Certified ADHD Life Coach

04/28/2020

Dear GTW/YM Health and Wellness family,

As we continue to adjust to our new normal, we just want to take a moment to remind you that we are still open 5 days a week and available to meet all your healthcare needs. Your safety (and the safety of our staff) remains our top priority. At this time, we are not allowing anyone with known COVID-19 exposure into our office (in-car screening), and anyone with respiratory symptoms is being screened before being allowed into the building. Once screening has been completed, patients are escorted directly to the exam room where they will interact with one medical assistant and one medical provider.

We are here for all of your other needs as well. If you are not sure whether or not you need to come in for an in-person appointment, just call or send a portal message! While all providers are available via telehealth, some concerns still need an old-fashioned, in-person appointment. We will accommodate you as best as we can. Please know that we’ve done our best to keep the office environment safe and COVID-19 free.

We are all in this together; thanks for your continued support!

01/30/2020

We are currently experiencing trouble with our phone system and are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience. If you are a patient and need to reach our office please send us a message via your secure patient portal. Thank you.

Girls to Women/Young Men's Health and Wellness updated their address. 10/12/2019

Girls to Women/Young Men's Health and Wellness updated their address.

Girls to Women/Young Men's Health and Wellness updated their address.

Transitioning from Pediatrics to Adolescent Medicine - Good Life Family Magazine 07/17/2019

Transitioning from Pediatrics to Adolescent Medicine - Good Life Family Magazine

Dr. Blankson was recently featured in this month's issue of Good Life Family Magazine! Check out the link below to read his article on young men's health and wellness!

Did you know that last month was Men's Health Month?

"The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and individuals an opportunity to encourage men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury."

http://www.menshealthmonth.org/

Transitioning from Pediatrics to Adolescent Medicine - Good Life Family Magazine By Dr. Kwabena Blankson, MD | Contributor There comes a time in every young man’s life when he walks into his doctor’s office and looks around the waiting room…hears inconsolable babies and sees snotty preschoolers…takes a seat on the brightly colored giraffe table…waits for his pediatrici...

Girls to Women/Young Men's Health and Wellness updated their information in their About section. 07/01/2019

Girls to Women/Young Men's Health and Wellness updated their information in their About section.

Girls to Women/Young Men's Health and Wellness updated their information in their About section.

Harry and Meghan unfollow William and Kate on Instagram -- for a good cause 05/02/2019

Harry and Meghan unfollow William and Kate on Instagram -- for a good cause

We’re following the royal family this week to highlight the emphasis they are putting on mental health. Follow us throughout Mental Health Month as we highlight others who are doing the same!

Harry and Meghan unfollow William and Kate on Instagram -- for a good cause The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have unfollowed all of their fellow royals on Instagram, and are now following just 16 other accounts.

Photos from Girls to Women/Young Men's Health and Wellness's post 03/21/2019

It’s ! We want to congratulate Dr. Kelly Jameson and Becca Bishop for their amazing work co-chairing the 2019 Grant Halliburton Beacon of Hope Luncheon with speaker, Delaney Ruston, filmmaker of Screenagers!
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Timeline photos 03/18/2019

Yay! It’s ! This spotlight is dedicated to Nida, Dallas Medical Assistant and soon to be PA! She will be attending UT Health Science Center in San Antonio!
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“Working with GTW/YM was such a unique experience and I love the way that the whole practice from front to back works together! Everyone is so happy to teach and I love how the doctors build great relationships with us and how they’re involved with us as a person!”
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Fun Fact: She has a 6 year old cat named Pumpkin! 🐱 🎃
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Timeline photos 03/11/2019

For today’s , we are spotlighting and introducing one of our newest doctors, Dr. Kevin Windisch!
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“What I like about this practice is the attention to detailed and complete care of adolescents and young adults. Working with GTW/YM has allowed me to stay in the niche that I enjoy.”
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“Fun Fact: I’m a Certified scuba instructor” 🐠 🐟 🌊
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Timeline photos 03/08/2019

Happy International Women’s Day from the GTW/YM family! We have loved watching our young girls grow over the years into strong and resilient women who love and protect themselves!
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Timeline photos 03/07/2019

Our very own Dr. Lentzsch-Parcells spoke on Apps for Anxiety this week in Washington D.C. at the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Conference! The presentation was standing room only and she was awesome! Videos to follow!
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Photos from Alcuin School's post 02/27/2019

Earlier this week, we kicked off a new series for our Young Men’s news and today we’re announcing our Girls to Women series, ! Here’s Dr. Sugerman speaking with Alcuin School about Parenting in a Connected Digital Age! We are so excited to keep sharing more about what’s going on with GTW/YM!

Timeline photos 02/26/2019

Today, we are kicking off a new series called ! Dr. Blankson recently presented about happiness at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center! Stay tuned for more awesome news!
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Happiness is a choice. Happiness is a habit. Happiness spreads--THANK YOU for speaking to our students on the power of positive medicine and !!
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Timeline photos 02/22/2019

It’s so awesome seeing our affiliates leading such inspiring and helpful talks! Here’s our therapist, Miki Johnston, leading a breakout session at last week’s Adolescent Symposium! We are so proud to work with her!
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It was a full house! Thanks for coming to my presentation on Foster Resilience in Children of all Ages. Great audience!
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Timeline photos 02/18/2019

Did you catch our newsletter that went out last week? GTW/YM is a proud supporter of this amazing production! Some of our very own doctors and therapists will be presenting a talk back after some showings and we highly encourage you to go see it! For more information about the play, check out our newsletter for an interview with Dr. Sugerman!
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Timeline photos 01/21/2019

Meet our Fort Worth office MA, Caitlyn!
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“I love helping people reach their full health potential and I’m so honored to be working at GTW/YM! My time here has been amazing and I can’t wait for more to come. ☺️ I have two kids and just recently got engaged. I also love going to the movies and taking my Rottweiler Gracie to the dog park.”
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Fun fact: She is the Pinterest DIY Queen 👑
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Timeline photos 01/16/2019

Check out this awesome blog post for from our Dallas office dietitian, Casey Bonano! Link in our bio!
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NEW BLOG POST - 3 Creative & Healthy Lunch Ideas. A consistent theme in my office is not knowing what to eat for lunch. Often times it’s stemmed from having so many rules around food that it’s difficult to come up with meals that are enjoyable. On the blog I explain what I consider necessary elements to a creative and healthy lunch, plus 3 delicious ideas simple enough to quickly assemble during the week.
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Our Story

Girls to Women is a multifaceted medical practice dedicated to meeting the physical and emotional needs of young women and men ages 10-25. Adolescence is a unique stage of development and a crucial time for today's young women. During these formative years, girls' and boys’ attitudes, behaviors and experiences will shape their lives for years to come. Our goal is to partner with you to give teens the information, confidence and tools they need to make positive lifestyle choices.

We offer programs and workshops for kids, tweens, teens, parents, and professionals. For a complete list of upcoming programs, please visit our web site.

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16980 Dallas Parkway, Suite 204
Dallas, TX
75248

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 4pm
Tuesday 9am - 4pm
Wednesday 9am - 4pm
Thursday 9am - 4pm
Friday 9am - 1pm

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