The following resources are provided to assist parents in materials to support their high school student.
Health / Nutrition
The benefits of healthy eating add up over time, bite by bite. Small changes matter. Start Simple with MyPlate.
Make half your plate fruits and vegetables: focus on whole fruits.
Make half your plate fruits and vegetables: vary your veggies.
Make half your grains whole grains.
Vary your protein routine.
Move to low-fat or fat-free dairy milk or yogurt (or lactose-free dairy or fortified soy versions).
Here is the link to this resource: https://www.myplate.gov/about-us
According to the CDC, half of all new STDs acquired in the U.S. are in young people aged 15 to 24. Our new resource helps parents inform their teen about STD risk, prevention, and testing so that they have the information they need to make healthy choices.
The resource also offers:
Reasons why it’s critical to have an open dialogue with teens about sex and STDs
Expert tips for having effective sexual health conversations with teens
Answers to FAQs and additional helpful resources
You can view it here.