Understanding Adolescent Mental Health Barriers & Solutions

When we think of our teenage years, many times we think of being young and with little responsibility. Our biggest

Read More July 15, 2021

Thank you for your advocacy – update

Saturday was an extraordinary day for advocacy in Texas.    This week, Senate Republicans slipped a controversial amendment onto a

Read More June 1, 2021

Love takes time, and so does sex education.

I teach a 16-week sex ed program. That’s an hour a week for 16 weeks. And that’s only one semester.

Read More June 1, 2021

Sex Ed For All in Del Rio, Texas

It Takes a Village to Raise a Child This is one of the most common sayings I hear when it

Read More May 17, 2021

How is the COVID-19 pandemic impacting teen birth rates?

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended nearly every aspect of life for more than a year: the way we work, go

Read More May 16, 2021

Gatekeepers vs Agents: The Role of Caregivers as Adolescents Transition into Adulthood

“I’m not leaving my teen alone with the provider in the exam room” In my pediatric clinical practice, I also

Read More March 20, 2021
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