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How COVID-19 Is Affecting Teens’ Mental Health

This post is contributed by CHOICES counselor Joanna Robertson, M.MFT, LMFT, LPC Like most of us, adolescents had their world turned upside down back in March by the Coronavirus pandemic. As teens prepare to return to school, I want to share a few of the ways COVID-19 has affected teens’ mental health, how this impacts… Read more »

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100 Days of Action Virtual Race

Looking for ways to get active this summer? Would you like to have some fun while raising awareness about SADD? Then you might love the SADD and Waymo 100 Days of Action Virtual Race! This is an innovative and exciting opportunity to get moving this summer, raise money for your local, and engage your network… Read more »

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5 Important Things to Teach Your Teen Before They Drive

Knowing that your teenager is safe and making responsible choices is a blissful feeling. Not only does this give you peace of mind as a parent, but it also empowers your teen to drive with confidence and conviction – which in turn makes them a safer driver. Before your teen hits the road on their… Read more »

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Dangers of Distracted Driving – Infographic

A text while driving can result in an average of 5 seconds of distraction or removal of attention from the road. It only takes three seconds after a driver’s attention wanders from the road for a crash to occur. Consider the horrific implications of these figures. The number of crashes that occur daily because of… Read more »

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MealTime May with Text Less, Live More

Mealtime presents an amazing opportunity to connect with the people in your life. Being on your phone takes you out of all those experiences and puts a wall up between you and the people with whom you are eating. This May, resolve to keep your phone away during mealtime. Keep the temptation in another room… Read more »

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TCC’s Traffic Safety Fair offers primer on preventing tragedy

After a great turnout at the Leon County EMS Safety Fair last weekend designed and hosted by Major Sally Davis with her top notch and dedicated Emergency Medical Service Team, I invite everyone to come out to Tallahassee Community College Thursday, April 18, from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and take part in the TCC annual Traffic… Read more »

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Drowsy Driving Guide: Risks and Prevention

Drowsy driving is a widespread issue among motorists in the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), drowsy driving led to roughly 72,000 crashes, 44,000 injuries and 800 deaths in 2013 alone. Learn more about Drowsy Driving and the risk factors in this free guide:

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