Topic: Youth

Concussion Safety

New research is changing the way many think about contact sports. The importance of protecting young brains is being better understood. Here in Arlington, sports programs are responding with increased efforts to keep young athletes safe, while still promoting the value of sports and team...

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Teen Dating Safety – Domestic Violence Awareness

Domestic violence is getting attention in Arlington with a focus on safe relationships for teens. As part of its parent forum series Arlington Public Schools hosted a speaker who lost his teenage daughter, Lauren Astley, to a relationship that turned deadly. As part of October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, APN took a closer look at why it’s important to teach teens about the signs of unhealthy relationships.   A list of resources available for parents and teens in need of help with dangerous relationships:

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