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Radical Changes LLC

PeerPals: Teen Support Group for Building Healthy Skills for Life

PeerPals is a safe and inclusive support group dedicated to helping teens develop essential life skills.

PeerPals: Teen Support Group for Building Healthy Skills for Life
PeerPals: Teen Support Group for Building Healthy Skills for Life

Time & Location

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Jul 24, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Radical Changes LLC, 7341 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70806, USA

About the event

Overview

The PeerPals Group is a safe and inclusive space dedicated to helping teens develop essential life skills. Our group is designed to support teens in navigating the challenges of adolescence while building a foundation for a healthy, successful future. Through a variety of engaging activities, discussions, and workshops, participants will gain practical skills that they can use in their everyday lives.

Group Topics

  1. Emotional Wellbeing: Techniques for managing stress, anxiety, and emotions through mindfulness, meditation, and relaxation exercises.
  2. Self-Confidence and Identity: Activities that boost self-esteem, help teens understand their unique strengths, and encourage self-expression.
  3. Social Skills: Building effective communication, conflict resolution, and empathy to foster strong and supportive relationships.
  4. Boundaries & Self-care: Guidance on setting boundaries with peers, navigating technology and social media use, and developing self-care practices to promote overall health and well-being.
  5. Healthy Dating: Insights into developing respectful, consensual, and supportive romantic relationships. Topics include understanding boundaries, recognizing healthy and unhealthy behaviors, and fostering mutual respect and communication.

Who Can Join

Teens aged 13-18 who are looking for a supportive environment to grow and learn. Whether you're dealing with stress, looking to make new friends, or simply want to improve your life skills, this group is for you. This group is limited to 5 people.

Group Details

  • When: Wednesdays from 4-5pm; July 10, 17, 24, 31 & August 7, 2024
  • Where: Radical Changes LLC, 7341 Jefferson Hwy, Suite K, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Cost: $150 for 5 sessions

Facilitator

This group is facilitated by Maria Hundley, LMSW. With years of experience working with youth in schools, legal settings, and sports platforms, Maria is skilled at providing mental health support and working with teens and young adults to build healthy coping skills.

Register

For more information or to sign up, email Maria Hundley at maria@radicalchanges.org or call (225) 331-3576.

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