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The Annex is a partnership of Freedom4U and the Palos Verdes Library District.
The mission of the Annex is to provide students in grades 6-12 with a supervised, dedicated space that complements the services of the Peninsula Center Library and of Freedom4U programs
Counseling & therapy can assist you in learning how to progress through your specific challenge. Dr. Allen, LMFT supervises all therapeutic care.
We can help you with: Therapy Services, Adolescent Services, Anxiety & Depression, Couples Help, Renewing Passion in Relationship and More!
Helping teens discover their career direction. Freedom4U presents Career Path, an opportunity for teens to hear from and interact with professionals and people from different careers. Each 90 minute, Career Path meeting will have 6-7 careers represented, from a diverse selection of work areas.
Dealing with Stress
Keep up your creativity! Relax! Live life to it's fullest! Are you able to recognize your daily stress level? Are you able to identify stressors in your life? How do you cope with stress? Life without stress is happy. Here's how to start!
How to Connect with Your Teen
How do I make it special? What is the best Valentine’s Day gift you could receive? Diamonds? A dozen red roses in a crystal vase? According to the National Retail Federation’s “Valentine’s Day Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey,” conducted by BIGresearch, Valentine’s Day spending is expected to reach $16.9 billion. But once the diamond loses its luster and the petals fall from the roses, will the relationship still be blooming?....
Hopefully, you and your significant other are treating each other well. Not sure if that's the case? Take a step back from the dizzying sensation of being swept off your feet and think about whether your relationship has these seven qualities...
Tools for Healthy Relationships
Drugs. What to do about them.
Whether we like it or not, drugs and alcohol are a part of growing up. Use these resources to help protect yourself and your teen from the dangers posed by substance abuse.
Coping with Hardships
Many parents struggle to manage guiding their teens through the busy high school years. Extreme psychological stress is inflicted during the teen years, and it is only made worse by varying hormonal imbalances. These links provide a resource for struggling parents.