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Welcome to the Spring Beacon Quick Hits!

If you have read the Spring 2017 Beacon, here is where you can find additional information from those articles. If you haven't read the issue yet and would like to, please enjoy the online reading experience by scrolling down to the bottom of this page. Enjoy! View past issues of the Beacon here.


We all have someone who has made an impact on how we look at health and wellbeing. A family member. A friend. A coach. A nurse. Or, a teacher. Our views and values are largely shaped by the community that surrounds us, and everyone plays an important role. Who has had the greatest influence on your health? Email or share your story with us on Facebook.


Beebe Women's and Children's Health Executive Director Bridget Buckaloo talks about maintaining a healthy and vibrant self-image for yourself and your children on our BLOG.

Taking Care of You

Dr. Erin Fletcher, DO, and children during Irish Dance class.Dr. Erin Fletcher encourages self-care habits, especially for teens, to include eight hours of sleep every night, at least one hour of exercise most days of the week, eating a balanced diet, and participating in activities that make them feel good about themselves. Talk to your physician about Self-Care resources available to you and your family. IF YOU DON’T HAVE A DOCTOR, go to for a listing of physicians or call (302) 645-3332.

Take this Self-Care Quiz to better understand what parts of your life are most important!

Getting Your Head in the Game

Concerned about concussions and your child? Pediatric Neurologist Dr. Nicole Ryan suggests these tips and resources.

Marcy Bradley at Sussex Central Wellness Center.

School-Based Wellness Centers

Beebe Healthcare and Beebe Medical Group are proud to provide school-based health centers or Wellness Centers at Cape Henlopen High School, Indian River High School, and Sussex Central High School. For more information on the Wellness Centers or the services provided, CLICK HERE.


Michael Cockey and Irene Vitak enjoy a game of Bingo at Gull House Adult Activities Center.

The transition from the role of a child to the role of a caregiver for an older parent can be a difficult one. READ Michael Cockey's story of how he learned to embrace this new role and his relationship with his mother, Irene. Find out more about Gull House Adult Activities Center or resources available in southern Delaware.


Recipe for Disaster - Know the Signs of an Eating Disorder

If your teen or a loved one is struggling with an eating disorder, help is available. Know the signs and symptoms - CLICK HERE.

Don't Be a Cyberbully

Cyberbullying can happen to anyone regardless of age. However, if you are concerned your child is being bullied online, there are resources available to help. Find out more:

If you are an educator looking for ways to talk to students about cyberbullying and need resources, Click Here:

Start Your Wellness Journal

No matter your stage in life, we want you to have access to relevant and useful content for your unique and busy lifestyle. That’s why we created the Beebe Wellness Journal—part of the Beebe Women’s Health Experience. Reflect on your daily health experiences, keep track of routine milestones, and add your own questions and remarks as you go to stay motivated with your goals.

Sign up for your profile and start journaling today at

Download the Spring 2017 Beacon PDF here or enjoy reading it online below.

We hope you enjoyed the Summer BEACON!

If you have questions or comments on the issue, or want to share your story, please email