CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago area gynecologist, Dr. M. Susan Scanlon (http://www.thegynesguide.com/), author of "The Gyne's Guide for College Women: How to Have a Healthy, Safe and Happy Four Years," and host of the popular "Respect Yourself, Protect Yourself" college prep workshops, says young
"Just like they practice for the ACT and SAT, young women must practice safety and health before going to college," says Dr. Scanlon. "There are six things they should do before heading to college."
Dr. Scanlon leads a team of experts conducting interactive college prep workshops around the country for young women and their mothers. The workshops include self defense classes, mock scenarios with young men, information about alcohol, safety apps, contraception, sexually transmitted diseases, dorm room workouts, stress management and healthy eating tips.
"We give the young women strategies to navigate college in a safe and healthy way so these four years can be happy ones," says Dr. Scanlon. "Every year after the first semester in college, I treat patients and it is heartbreaking because many of the problems they are dealing with could have been avoided if they had been better prepared."
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SOURCE Dr. M. Susan Scanlon
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