Workshop to help women prepare for college scheduled at NCH

Northwest Community Healthcare
Updated 1/6/2016 7:15 AM

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (January 5, 2016) -- M. Susan Scanlon, M.D., a board-certified gynecologist on staff at Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) and author of "The Gyne's Guide for College Women," is hosting a workshop to help young women prepare for a healthy and safe college experience.

The workshop, Respect Yourself, Protect Yourself, is scheduled from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, January 10, at the NCH Wellness Center, 900 W. Central Road, Arlington Heights. Registration is required.


Dr. Scanlon will discuss smart approaches to handling health and social issues young women face in college, including making decisions about sexuality, safe alcohol use, and the use of safety apps.