St. Joseph/Mission Hospital Invites Teens to Participate in a Program: "Tools for Young People to Deal with Stress"

DATE FEBRUARY 21, 2017, San Clemente High School, CA. Mission Hospital, part of St. Joseph Health, in collaboration with the Wellness & Prevention Center of San Clemente, is pleased to offer a six week workshop for teens called, “Tools for Young People to Deal with Stress”

“This six week workshop is specifically designed to teach Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Teens (MBSR-T). This workshop teaches mindfulness through breathing, body awareness exercises, and meditation.” explains Marci Mednick with Mission Hospital. “Mission Hospital’s primary goal is first and foremost to serve our community and improve the quality of life of those in our own neighborhoods. Adolescence can be a difficult time for teens and this unique program will help give them some valuable tools to help navigate the years ahead.”

Mission Hospital has partnered with local expert, Dr. Stacie Cooper, Psy.D, an Adolescent Life Coach and Mindfulness Instructor, to bring several important topics to light every Tuesday for six weeks, starting February 21, 2017. This workshop will provide perspective to help young people recognize and manage their emotions, handle challenging situations, and lay the foundation for positive relationships and academic success.

Tools for Young People to Deal with Stress:

Cost includes $40 plus $20 for materials(ages 11 and up)

Snacks Provided

Tuesdays - Starting - Feb 21 - Mar 28

6:00pm - 7:30 pm

San Clemente High School

Triton Center Conference Room

700 Avenida Presidio,

San Clemente, CA 92672

For a complete schedule and to register, please visit

About Mission Hospital

As a part of the St. Joseph Hoag Health network of care, Mission Hospital was founded in Mission Viejo in 1971 and has since grown to a two-campus facility with 552 beds and approximately 2,500 employees. Mission Hospital, a ministry of St. Joseph Health, has been serving the greater needs of the community for more than 40 years, improving the quality of life in the communities it serves in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange. Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo is an acute care, full-service facility providing advanced health care services and diagnostic care to south Orange County and is the only designated trauma center in South Orange County. Mission Hospital Laguna Beach (MHLB) provides South Orange County coastal communities with 24-hour emergency and intensive care as well as medical-surgical/telemetry services. Mission Hospital offers specialty care in cardiovascular, neuroscience and spine, orthopedics, women’s services, urology, mental health & wellness, head and neck and other key specialties. CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital is a 48-bed facility that is the area’s only dedicated pediatric hospital for more than two decades. Fully accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for nursing excellence, Mission Hospital has received numerous awards and recognition for its high quality of care. For more information, visit

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