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Social Emotional Wellness (SEW)

Read below to find out about our Student Wellness support and resources. Interesting links and information can also be found on the sidebar to the right. 
We invite all parents and caregivers in the South Bay to take advantage of our free youth-wellness resources, educational events and support groups in order to help your children thrive during this uniquely challenging summer.
Event Details and Registration
All parents and caregivers are invited to join us virtually every Monday at 10:00 a.m. for the Families Connected Parent Chat. This free parenting support group is provided in partnership with Beach Cities Health District and Thelma McMillen Recovery Center. 
Visit the SBFC Virtual Events Calendar
Recommended resources and events from our youth wellness partner,  South Bay Families Connected
Visit the South Bay Families Connected website to see all the upcoming events,  for many helpful resources,  and to find valuable parenting information. Sign up here to receive their monthly newsletter.

Don't miss the chance to learn and connect with others who are parenting in the pre-teen/teen time of life.  

Click here to find the MBMS Counseling staff, resources, blog, and schedule changes policy. 

Other resources:
If you haven’t yet, please visit Mira Costa High School’s youth wellness website, MCHS Families Connected, to read MBUSD's latest SEW Community Education article, Homework and Study.  

Click here to see what Parent Information is currently being offered in and around the South Bay.

Please feel free to contact us with questions or ideas that you may have for our MBMS families connected!

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Families Connected Parent Chat
Join other parents of teens and preteens in this weekly discussion of parenting challenges and successes led by a licensed family counselor.  There is no need to pre-register and participation is free.  Families Connected Parent Chats are held every Monday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the Beach Cities Health District Cafe 514 N. Prospect Ave.  Redondo Beach, CA.  Questions can be sent to Tessa Dent of Beach Cities (
Mindful Parenting
Start 2019 with some helpful Mindful Parenting tips from a number of leaders in the field. Click here:
Interested in learning more about Vaping?  Here’s a link to the latest SBFC blog on vaping prevention: