Adolescence is full of physical and emotional changes. It can be a trying time for families, to say the least. Maintaining open lines of communication between parents and teen children can ease this time of transition and help maintain family well-being.
An important aspect of adolescent medicine is confidentiality with our teenage patients. The physicians at Metropolitan Pediatrics will respect our teenage patients’ need for privacy while encouraging healthy family conversations.
Helpful Links for Teens
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