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(Savannah therapists, counselors) Water’s Edge Counseling therapists on how to handle the holidays

Monday, November 11th, 2019

The holiday season is here along with to do lists, baking, planning, gift buying, and many extra activities.

How can you make this holiday season as stress free as possible?

Click here to read about some expert tips from our local therapists @ Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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SouthCoast Health presents 11th Annual United Way Turkey Trot, Savannah

Sunday, November 10th, 2019

Turkey Trot United Way Savannah 2019

SouthCoast Health is proud to present the 11th annual United Way Turkey Trot on Nov. 28 2019 at Daffin Park.

SouthCoast Health has been the title sponsor of the event since it started back in 2009.

The Kids-K kicks off the fun-filled day at 8AM. This 400-yard race is perfect for children eight years old or younger, and it’s free with no registration required. At 8:15AM the Diaper Dash will start, with children ages two and under running 40 feet. Finally, the main run and walk of the 4-mile course begins at 8:30AM.

After the races, participants are invited to a post-race awards ceremony hosted at Daffin Park where they can enjoy food, beverages, and local vendors. The ceremony will include prizes for the top three overall male and female racers, the top three male and female racers in each age group, and additional awards such as the largest family, runner from farthest away, most senior, most junior, and best costume.

Race day registration is $40. T-shirt sizes may be limited.

Register online here or you can visit Fleet Feet located at 3405 Waters Ave. Savannah, GA 31404.

All proceeds for this event will go to local causes and charities through United Way. United Way is dedicated to creating solutions for communities around the world, with a focus on education, financial stability, and health. These solutions include works such as helping a child learn to read, donating money to make sure people have access to quality medical care, and speaking out in support of policies that provide better opportunities for the community.

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Savannah & Pooler pediatricians: Coastal Pediatrics

Sunday, November 3rd, 2019

Coastal Pediatrics Savannah pediatricians doctors Pooler

Pediatrician searching in the Savannah or Pooler area?

The above is a review of Coastal Pediatrics, which has offices in Savannah & Pooler. Learn more about Coastal Pediatrics here.

Coastal Pediatrics- Savannah
2 Wheeler Street
Savannah, GA 31405

Coastal Pediatrics- Pooler
1000 Towne Center Blvd
Building 1000B
Pooler, GA 31322

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SouthCoast Health adds three new physicians

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

Savannah Richmond Hill Physicians doctors pediatricians SouthCoast

SouthCoast Health has added three new physicians to its roster of board-certified medical experts: new  family medicine physician, a cardiologist, or a pediatrician.

Dr. Rebecca Sellers (Family Medicine) practices at the Richmond Hill campus, Dr. Jonathan Lanham (Cardiology) sees patients in Building 2 at the Savannah campus, and Dr. Blaine Crosland (Pediatrics) joins the SouthCoast Health Pediatric Team in Richmond Hill .

With the addition of these physicians, SouthCoast Health now has more than 120 healthcare providers on staff. This allows SouthCoast Health to offer a breadth of care under one banner, and an immense amount of convenience for new and current patients.

Read more here.

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Free Day of Dentistry on Nov. 22 @ Howard Family Dental, Pooler

Friday, November 1st, 2019

Free Dentistry Day Howard Dental Savannah

Every year, Howard Family Dental in Pooler hosts its annual Free Day of Dentistry on the Friday before Thanksgiving as a way to give back and show appreciation for the community.

This year, Howard Family Dental’s Free Day of Dentistry will be Fri. Nov. 22 2019 @  Howard Family Dental’s Pooler office, 91 Brighton Woods Drive. The event is open to both children and adults.

The first 250 people that arrive will receive one free service of their choosing- a cleaning, filling, or extraction. Tickets will be handed out starting at 6:30AM with the event officially kicking off at 7AM and ending at 4PM. Last year, Howard Family Dental’s Free Day of Dentistry served over 180 people and completed an estimated $57,000 worth of services.

For more information and directions, please visit the website at www.howardfamilydental.com or call (912) 629-9000.

Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah partners with CURE Childhood Cancer

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

Waters Edge Counseling Savannah Cure Childhood Cancer

Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah is excited to announce their new partnership with CURE Childhood Cancer.

Quality mental health care is essential for the treatment and well-being of oncology patients and their loved ones.

Water’s Edge Counseling looks forward to providing individual and group therapy to cancer patients and their families.

To learn more about the benefits of therapy for cancer patients, click here.

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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Richmond Hill Pediatric Dentists: How much sugar is in your child’s snacks

Monday, October 28th, 2019

Kid's Dentistree Savannah Richmond Hill pediatric dentists

Below is a guest post from Kid’s Dentistree in Richmond Hill , a pediatric dentist office in Richmond Hill.

How Much Sugar is in Your Child’s Snacks?

The holidays are a time of celebration, meaning deliciously addictive sugary drinks and snacks are in abundance just about everywhere you look. Although your kids may be craving Mountain Dew and chocolate chip cookies, some of the most common snacks contain large amounts of added sugar. To keep sugar from wreaking havoc on your child’s teeth this holiday season, read Kid’s Dentistree in Richmond Hill’s blog post to learn which popular snacks have the lowest or higher sugar levels and for some healthy snack ideas.

Whether you need to schedule your child’s last appointment of 2019 or first appointment of 2020, contact Kid’s Dentistree today. Our dentist and team of hygienists create a friendly atmosphere to teach your children about the best dental habits to get them through the holiday season and beyond. For more information, click here.

The Kid’s Dentistree office is located in the “Clock Tower” building, right next to The Suites at Station Exchange on Ford Avenue in Richmond Hill.

Kid’s Dentistree
912-756-5437
1101 Gandy Dancer
Richmond Hill, GA 31324

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(Savannah pediatricians) SouthCoast Health experts on Halloween safety

Saturday, October 26th, 2019

Savannah pediatricians doctors SouthCoast Health Elam

As a parent and pediatrician, SouthCoast Health pediatrician Dr. Nelson Elam understands the importance of finding a balance between having a great time and the ensuring your kids stay safe while they are out trick-or-treating.

Dr. Elam shares tips on Halloween safety here including what to do if your child has food allergies.

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SouthCoast Health Pediatrics locations

Savannah: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Savannah
Eisenhower Drive Medical Center
310 Eisenhower Dr, Bldg 16
912.303.3500

Richmond Hill: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Richmond Hill
St. Joseph’s / Candler Medical Office Park
10055 Ford Ave,Ste 4A
912.527.5352

Rincon: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Rincon
814 Towne Park Dr East
912.826.4866

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(Savannah pediatricians) SouthCoast Health experts on treating children with mental illness

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

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Despite the fact that mental health disorders are one of the most common diseases among children, the idea of mental health advocacy for our children is still pretty rare.

Read here  how Dr. Keith Seibert and his wife, Dr. Heather Seibert, both pediatric advocates at SouthCoast Health in Richmond Hill, helped one 11-year-old girl who was struggling with mental illness including anxiety and ADHD.  Learn more here. 

SouthCoast Health Pediatrics locations

Savannah: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Savannah
Eisenhower Drive Medical Center
310 Eisenhower Dr, Bldg 16
912.303.3500

Richmond Hill: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Richmond Hill
St. Joseph’s / Candler Medical Office Park
10055 Ford Ave,Ste 4A
912.527.5352

Rincon: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Rincon
814 Towne Park Dr East
912.826.4866

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Savannah therapists: Easing Fears on Halloween

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Counseling Counselors Savannah therapists Chatham CountyMany children have feelings of fear about Halloween.

Read here to find out some tips from Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah for easing your child’s fears about this upcoming holiday.

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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Fall 2019 5K Celebration Run

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Girls on the Run 5K Savannah

You & your family are invited to partake in this kid-friendly community event: 5K Celebration Run 2019 on Sat. Nov. 9 2019 hosted by Girls on the Run of the Coastal Georgia & Lowcountry.

Each season, Girls on the Run celebrates girls completing the Girls on the Run curriculum with a 5K which they have been training for, learning life skills, conflict resolution, relationship building, & how to make intentional decisions, all with a running component!

Community runners are invited come out for this FUN RUN in Savannah.

8:30AM registration & games
10AM start for the Happiest Run In Town

Registration before 10/31/19 for $30 guarantees your t-shirt, finishers metal, & ALL the fun.
After 10/31/19 it will be $35 & T-shirts will be on a first come first serve.

REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

Questions? Email chris.carpentino@girlsontherun.org.

Fall 2019 Celebration 5K
@Savannah State University
3219 College St. Savannah
Sat. Nov. 9, 2019
8:30AM-1PM
Hosted by Girls on the Run of Coastal Georgia and Lowcountry

REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

(Savannah physicians) Dr. Rebecca Marshburn Sellers on keeping children healthy

Monday, October 14th, 2019

SouthCoast Health Physicians Rebecca Mashburn Sellers

SouthCoast Health primary care physician, Dr. Rebecca Marshburn Sellers shares tips here on how to keep our kids healthy during the school year in Savannah.

Dr. Sellers shares how to reduce your child’s chances of getting contagious conditions such as head lice and conjunctivitis (pink eye) and how to combat classroom germs.

Learn more here.

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(Savannah therapists, counselors) Water’s Edge Counseling for anxiety treatment

Friday, October 11th, 2019

Anxiety treatment therapy counseling Savannah therapist counselors Water's Edge

What steps can you take to create a lifestyle with minimal anxiety?

Find out here as we dive into healthy lifestyle habits that lead us to an anxiety-free lifestyle in in Water’s Edge Counseling’s latest blog post in the series “All About Anxiety.”

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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FREE Developmental Screenings: Speech/Occupational Therapy & Autism, Pooler

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

free autism speech screenings Savannah Chatterbox Pediatric Therapy

Chatterbox Pediatric Therapy in Savannah will offer FREE  speech therapy, occupational therapy and autism screenings @ at their Pooler location on Fri. Oct 18, 2019, 9AM-Noon.

No appointments.  Screenings will be on a first come, first serve basis.

Frequently-asked questions:

*What is the difference between a screening and an evaluation?
-A screening is a tool used to determine whether there is a need for further, more comprehensive assessment. An evaluation uses formal, standardized measures to determine the presence and severity of a delay or disorder.

-*What happens if my child fails the screening?
If your child fails the screening, then a full evaluation will be recommended. You have the choice to complete that evaluation completed at Chatterbox or Joye Psychology or with a different provider of your choosing.

FREE Developmental Screenings: Speech/Occupational Therapy & Autism
Fri. Oct. 18, 2019, 9AM-Noon
Chatterbox Pediatric Therapy
110 Pipemakers Cir, Ste 115
Pooler, GA 31322

Learn more here.

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(Savannah therapists, counselors) Water’s Edge Counseling for anxiety treatment

Saturday, October 5th, 2019

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Find out tips for managing your anxiety in Water’s Edge Counseling’s latest blog post in the series “All About Anxiety.”

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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(Savannah & Richmond Hill pediatricians) New pediatrician @ SouthCoast Health Pediatrics

Friday, October 4th, 2019

Savannah pediatricians Crosland Chatham County

SouthCoast Health Pediatrics in Richmond Hill welcomes a new pediatrician to their team: Dr. Kimberly Crosland.

Learn more about Dr. Crosland here. 

Dr. Crosland received her bachelor of science in education, exercise, and sport science, magna cum laude, at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA. She completed her doctor of medicine at the Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, GA and had her pediatric residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Birmingham, AL.

During her education and previous career experience as a pediatric hospitalist and newbornist as well as a clinical assistant professor, Dr. Crosland received multiple awards and honors, such as the letters of commendation in neonatology, general pediatrics, emergency medicine, and primary care clinic. She has research experience with infant feeding and body composition lab, and she has led poster presentations in the same subject.

SouthCoast Health Pediatrics, Richmond Hill
St. Joseph’s / Candler Medical Office Park
10055 Ford Ave,Ste 4A
Richmond Hill, GA 31324
912.527.5352

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