Tag Archives: adolescents

Health Ministry Launches ‘SAATHIYA’ Resource Kit, Mobile App to Provide Sex Education

The Secretary (Health and Family Welfare), Mr C.K. Mishra launching the ‘Saathiya Resource Kit’, at a function, in New Delhi on February 20, 2017.(PIB Photo)

Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched the SAATHIYA Resource Kit including ‘Saathiya Salah’ Mobile App for adolescents, in New Delhi on Monday as part of the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) program. It entails introduction of the Peer Educators (Saathiyas) who act as a catalyst for the adolescent health services and imparting age appropriate knowledge on key adolescent ...

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Changes in Teenagers’ Brains Not Negative But Faster, Productive: UCLA Study

All over the world, adolescence get a bad rap with parents grappling with their behavior changes, mood swings and raging hormones, of immaturity and rebellion. Daniel J. Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry at UCLA, however, says that it is all wrong. In his best-selling book, “Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain,” Siegel writes about new findings to ...

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