The future is bright at Eugene Pediatrics and Thrive Behavioral Health. We have a fantastic team of loving, skilled people who are experts in taking care of kids, and it is a joy and a privilege to care for families every day.
Motherhood is a sacred sisterhood, a collection of hearts devoted to the small people of this planet. I still remember the first moment I felt as though I belonged in this special group— it was my 30th birthday and I had my first glimpse of the tiny heart beating inside me (my future Jack in the first trimester).
Prom night and graduation are special events. Many young people will tell you, the most exciting part isn't so much the dance or the ceremony as it is the parties that often follow. Unfortunately, the risk for tragedy increases when those celebrations include alcohol, drugs or distracted driving.
As many of you know, an amazing thing happened this week. I reached out to our schools and community leaders, invited them to a Teen Suicide Prevention Summit, and the response was overwhelming.
As influenza season rolls into its fourth month, we at Eugene Pediatric Associates are working hard to get the children in our practice vaccinated.