Self Injury is a serious epidemic. Here is an article from the New York Times to consider: Why Teenagers Cut, and How to Help
Adolescents is the age to develop emotional maturity. Here is a simple, profound article that lists some of the attributes of the emotionally mature: http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-16995/9-signs-of-emotional-maturity.html
In a world where it seems more and more children, and people in general, are diagnosed with ADHD, Daniel Goleman has some fascinating things to say about mindfulness and the ability to focus: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/05/12/exercising-the-mind-to-treat-attention-deficits/ http://www.danielgoleman.info/category/focus/ http://www.amazon.com/Focus-The-Hidden-Driver-Excellence/dp/0062114867 http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/daniel-goleman-focus
Grades 8-11, 75 minutes, $30/session, Tuesdays @ 4pm This group was created to support adolescents in their journey to develop their identities and build their self-esteem. The shared stories and empathy from others who are having similar experiences can be insightful…
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