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The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center will be closed Monday, Sep. 5 in honor of Labor Day.
Happy International Non-Binary People's Day! Today we celebrate nonbinary people and identities. Nonbinary is an umbrella term that refers to people who do not identify as just a man or woman. There's no one way to be or look nonbinary! Nonbinary folks may have a mix of genders, no gender at all, or another identity outside the gender binary.
Now is the time for college freshmen to be thinking about their mental health. (via New York times)
Students should not wait until they are on campus to begin thinking about how to protect their emotional well-being, experts say.
This Month we are joining in educating communities about and . Join us as we share resources to help racial and ethnic minorities and American Indian and Alaska Natives manage emotional wellness: https://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/minority-mental-health
Will my doctor tell my parents I've had s*x? , we answered!
Conversations with your doctor are private and confidential. This means that it would not be ok for your doctor to tell your parents that you’ve had s*x.
Is it normal to have brown period blood? , we answered!
There's some dark brown gunk in my underwear. What is it!? You asked it, we answered!
The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center will be closed this Monday, July 4 in honor of Independence Day.
Today is ! Here's what all young people should know about getting tested:
June 27 is National HIV Testing Day!
In honor of tomorrow, we invite young people to get tested, know their status, and promote testing within their communities! Learn more 👈🏾
The words we use to talk about can either perpetuate stigma or fight it. Let's choose language that does the latter. 👇🏿
We know that many of our patients have experienced trauma, but we are almost always the first to ask about their trauma history. Here's why this needs to change.
The medical community needs to start screening teens for trauma. Here are 5 reasons why.
Happy ! Today we recognize young dads working to take care of their kids, fathers of teens who help them navigate change, and dads everywhere doing their best to take care of their families during tough times.
Tomorrow, June 19 is , the oldest, nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. How will you be celebrating and honoring Juneteenth this year?
The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center will be closed on Monday, June 20 in honor of Juneteenth.
In honor of both and , we want to highlight six LGBTQ+ Black trailblazers who have dedicated themselves to advancing liberation and freedom. Read more:
From James Baldwin to Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, learn about these 6 Black LGBTQ+ trailblazers in honor of both Pride Month and Juneteenth.
PTSD affects teens, too. Learn more in honor of :
What you’re experiencing is a normal reaction to an abnormal event.
Use these 7 tips to celebrate safely this !
From keeping your phone charged to wearing sunscreen to sticking wtih friends, celebrate safely with these Pride safety tips for LGBTQ+ youth.
Through celebration, we honor the LGBTQ+ leaders and activists who came before us and thank them for their work toward liberation.
Celebrate q***r history, from the Cooper Do-nuts Riot to STAR House to the Combahee River Collective.
❤️🧡💛Happy ! 💚💙💜
The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center will be closed this Monday, May 30 in honor of Memorial Day.
Today is National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a day devoted to eliminating HIV stigma in Asian and Pacific Islander communities. We can start by talking about HIV prevention options like condoms and PrEP, about testing, and about medicines that treat HIV.
gives us the energy and strength we need to survive in the face of adversity.
Happy International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia! Today we join in a worldwide celebration of s*xual and gender diversities.
In honor of , take a moment to connect with yourself. Then, share these tips with a young person you care about.
Teens need and deserve accurate, inclusive, comprehensive s*xuality education. Get answers to common questions about puberty, s*xual health, healthy relationships at www.teenhealthcare.org/Health-Hub *xEdForAll
Happy Mother's Day! 💐
May is . We believe that every teen and young adult has the right to proactive, inclusive, and compassionate health care. Learn more: www.teenhealthcare.org
Interested in PrEP for HIV prevention? Here's what you need to know and what to expect at your Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center appointment!
Stressed? Upset? Feeling low? Try a gesture of self-kindness by physically comforting yourself. These actions can have a real and powerful effect on your body.
May is the very first and we couldn't be more excited! Join us this month to discuss all things adolescent health and celebrate young people's strengths and potential.
Watch our incredible patient Melissa and social worker Rachel Colon discuss anxiety, stigma, and more, on WABC-TV's Protect Our Children special:
Hosted by Eyewitness News anchor Shirleen Allicot, ABC7NY's Protect Our Children special will focus on what the children's health experts have been reporting - unprecedented higher levels of stress in children and adolescents. Whether it's substance abuse, obesity or violence, the indicators are a c...
Tune in TOMORROW Saturday, April 30 at 7:30pm to watch "Protect Our Children: Mental & Physical Stress." Our own Rachel Colon, LCSW, and one of our patients, Melissa, will be discussing anxiety, mental health stigma, and more! Watch on WABC-TV or live online here: https://abc7ny.com/protect
Can a relationship be mutually abusive? , we answered.
Abuse is a pattern of behavior where one partner gains power and control over the other.
The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center wore denim today to support survivors of s*xual violence. There is still no excuse and never an invitation to r**e.
Feeling down or stressed out? Here's one of the most important things you can do, from clinical psychology intern Charisa Chamorro, MSW.
For many young people, home was not a safe place during lockdown.
New data on teen mental health during the pandemic suggests that for many, home life was full of stressors like job loss, hunger and even violence.
Join us for our peer educators' virtual SPEEKFest, featuring live performances, games, prizes, and more! Register today to give a live performance, share resources from a youth organization, or be a part of our youth panel:
We still have spots on our team! Claim yours now to run the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon in November while supporting the health of NYC's teens and young adults: https://bit.ly/35lGYzX
My boyfriend wants me to sq**rt but I can't. Is something wrong with me? , we answered! https://bit.ly/3JWKDCg
I can't sq**rt. Is something wrong with me? You asked it, we answered!
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