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El Camino Hospital's ASPIRE program offers teenagers place to share anxieties

Last Updated Nov 2013

Image of San Jose Mercury News Cupertino Currier OnlineHigh school isn't what it used to be. Teenagers are facing more pressure than ever to not only succeed in the classroom and prepare for an increasingly competitive workforce but to adjust to a changing social environment, one that extends outside the campus walls and into the world of digital and social media. Sadly, not all students make it through this difficult time, at least not unscathed.

El Camino Hospital, with campuses in Mountain View and Los Gatos, offers an outlet for local students who see no other way out. The hospital's After-School Program Interventions and Resiliency Education (ASPIRE) program works toward meaningful and effective treatment for teenagers who are experiencing anxiety, depression or other symptoms related to a mental health condition, according to its website.

Read the full story on the San Jose Mercury News website.