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Adolescent Risky Health Behavior

Under the auspices of the Minister of Culture Mr. Araygi, and in collaboration with the Municipality of Zgharta- Ehden, the Nursing Program at the Faculty of Health Sciences- University of Balamand organized a seminar on the healthy behavior of adolescents that was held in Ehden Country Club on July 12, 2016.

The aim of the seminar was to promote understanding of how effective parents’ monitoring practices can have a good impact on kids’ life choices. It is anticipated to create awareness about adolescents’ risky health behaviors.

The seminar tackled some of the most prevalent risky health behavior among adolescents such as Substance Abuse, Risky Sexual behavior, and Media Use and Abuse.

It addressed the biological, social, and psychological developmental milestones of the adolescent. The parenting role was also discussed stressing on tips in delivering positive parenting and helping kids have healthy and safe choices in life.

The seminar also included an overview about the Nursing Program at UOB and the Program’s activities within the north communities.

Click here​ to watch a report on Aljadeed.

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