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Health Resources

For health inquiries, we have a wonderful School Nurse, located in the Main Office. School Counselors are also available to refer students and families to resources and offer guidance.

Below are some links that may be useful!

SDUSD Student Support Page: https://www.sandiegounified.org/support

SDUSD Family and Parent Resources Page: https://www.sandiegounified.org/Parent-Family-Resources

SDUSD Sexual Health Education Program: https://www.sandiegounified.org/SHEP

 

And some articles about...

Stress/Anxiety

Yoga Could Help Teens Ward Off Anxiety, Study Shows:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/07/yoga-teens-anxiety-mood_n_1408247.html

Yoga Benefits Teen Mental Health:
http://www.yogajournal.com/uncategorized/yoga-benefits-teen-mental-health/

22-minute Yoga practice! Students can log on and practice anywhere:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEUdh_3q9OU

Nutrition

Snapshot of basic information for Teens, including vitamin, calorie, protein requirements to support growth and maturation:
http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=specialneed&dbid=6

Healthy Diet/Nutrition for Teen Athletes:
http://kidshealth.org/en/teens/eatnrun.html

Protein and the Teen Athlete (convenient chart):
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/teen/nutrition/Pages/Protein-for-the-Teen-Athlete.aspx

Fitness

5 ways to Help Unfit Teens Get Moving:
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/teen/nutrition/Pages/Protein-for-the-Teen-Athlete.aspx

Fitness Benefits for Teens (with links to 7 Most Effective Exercises, an Exercise and Fitness Quiz):
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/teen/nutrition/Pages/Protein-for-the-Teen-Athlete.aspx

How Long Should Teenagers Exercise? (in depth article addressing cardio, strength and importance of  implementing a generally healthy lifestyle for teens):
http://www.livestrong.com/article/435478-how-long-should-teenagers-exercise/