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Prepped and Ready:  Parenting into the Teen Years

Children’s Mercy Hospital in association with Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools presents “Prepped and Ready: Parenting into the Teen Years,” on February 20 at 7 p.m. in the Central Office & Training Center, 2010 N. 59th St., Kansas City, Kansas. Dr. Shayla Sullivant, a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Children’s Mercy, will speak about the following topics at the event:

  • Self-care
  • Eating disorder prevention
  • Screen time
  • Substance abuse, including vaping
  • Suicide prevention
  • Home safety, including the storage of firearms and medications


These are all challenges that parents may wonder how to tackle. The event on February 20 will help to provide some answers.


This one-day event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Please reserve your seat today at https://goo.gl/forms/8Kwz6dZNegrKPLSu1.




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