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Teen and mother discussing babysitting responsibilities

Is My Teenager Ready to Babysit?

For many young teens, babysitting is a rite of passage from childhood to adolescence. It provides them an opportunity to earn money, develop responsibility and grow career skills like setting

Teens happy and confident

How to Build Self-Esteem in Children and Teens

Understanding our own self-esteem can have practical significance. But what exactly is self-esteem? Self-esteem is an individual’s overall sense of personal value and self-worth or simply, the measure of how

Helping Children Cope With Stress

Stress is a normal part of daily life, and children and teens are not immune. Whether it is pressure from family, problems at home or with friends, the amount of

Pediatric patient with dentist

Proactive Children’s Dental Care Helps our Community

February is National Children’s Dental Health month started by the American Dental Association. The month promotes the benefits of proactive children’s dental care, their caregivers, teachers and the community. While

Parent checking blood sugar levels for diabetic child

What parents should know about diabetes

As a parent, you probably feel overwhelmed with information on how to keep your child healthy. When it comes to health conditions like diabetes, do you know where to begin?

Mother helping child with ADHD

How to Support Your Child with ADHD

Life with a child diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can sometimes be overwhelming. Often, children with ADHD struggle with behaviors that can be disruptive to others such as difficulty

Pre-teen at school with mask and backpack

A Safe Return to School During COVID-19

School is a central point in the lives of many children, so it’s important to encourage a safe return to school. It serves as an academic home where children can

How Parents Can Prevent Bullying - Healthcare Network

How Parents Can Prevent Bullying

Millions of children are victims of bullying each year, but many parents feel at a loss about how to prevent bullying, whether children are being bullied themselves or bullying others.


Storm Recovery Information

Due to significant damage from Hurricane Ian, Healthcare Network’s Friendship Health practice, located at 2355 Sanford Ct., Naples 34112, is temporarily unavailable.

For patients with appointments at our Friendship Health practice, our staff will contact you.

Otherwise, all other Healthcare Network practices located throughout Collier County are open and welcoming patients during normal business hours. Please call 239.658.3000 to schedule an in-person or telehealth visit.