This isn’t the first time that a Bay County student has been killed in a wreck on their off campus lunch break. Because of this accident, authorities want to remind everyone ...
It’s a growing problem affecting kids across the nation and right here in Northeast Ohio: teens taking their own lives. In Ohio, suicide numbers have more than tripled in three years. ...
Haley Whitmore had a simple idea for her senior Girl Scout project. She’d “start a conversation” among her peers about mental health. “Being a Girl Scout is about who I am ...
“When I was your age, we only had one phone in the house.” “When I was your age, we spent time with our families.” “When I was your age, we didn’t ...
I used to think of myself as a cool mom. My house has always been where my kids and their friends gather, so it was easy to think that had something ...
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and it’s an issue the Sexual Assault Resource Center of the Brazos Valley says is prevalent in our area. The good news? “We have ...
It can be hard to talk about mental health — especially as a teenager. But it’s critically important that the conversations occur at a young age, particularly because mental health conditions ...
Is your teen safe on the road? Car crashes are the leading cause of death for 14 to 18-year-olds, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). With so many ...
One in three adolescents in the United States is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner. That is one statistic about teen dating violence from ...
Teens are more stressed and anxious than in the past, yet their parents will send many off to college with little thought about the mental health issues they might face while ...
Worried that your teenager seems unhappy, and/or sleep deprived, much of the time? If your first impulse is to go online to look for help, you might want to take a ...
It’s a common scene: A student driver is giving a friend a ride. As her friend talks in the passenger seat, the driver’s cell phone receives a text message. She picks ...
Kids argue at school, push each other after a foul on the court, ghost a former BFF. And parents often roll their eyes when these conflicts happen. But in fact, the ...
Briana thought she knew what domestic violence looked like, having seen first hand the devastation it causes, however, when she found herself in a similar situation she wasn’t able to recognize ...
Most American teenagers are plagued by too little sleep, which can hurt their health and their school performance, federal health officials said Thursday. Nearly 58 percent of middle school students in ...
Fewer Chicago teens are smoking cigarettes, according to data from a newly released survey. Last year, just 6 percent of high school students reported smoking cigarettes – a nearly 60-percent drop ...
Talk therapy can be a cost-effective way to treat teens with depression who don’t take or stop using antidepressants, a new study finds. Antidepressants are typically used to treat depression, but ...
Whether it’s a 3-year-old putting a bright, squishy detergent pack into his mouth or a 17-year-old taking part in an internet challenge, one thing remains the same — detergent packs are ...
When a top YouTube star uploaded a video that showed a dead body hanging in Japan’s Aokigahara forest, the video stayed up for more than 24 hours and was viewed more ...
In recent months, Silicon Valley executives have been speaking out about the purposely addictive designs of smartphones and social media, which make them hard to put down for anyone, but particularly ...
It’s every parent’s nightmare. Your teen has confessed that they are tempted by sex, drugs, underage drinking or any other vice. You are terrified for your teen. What if they give ...
At the start of the new year, parents may encourage their teens to detox from social media, increase exercise, or begin a volunteer project. While kids may bristle at the thought ...
Exposure to trees and other greenery has been shown to stave off depression in adults, and a new study finds the same may be true for teenagers. Researchers looked at more ...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Children in need of an organ transplant often wait longer than adults for available organs, as in many cases, they require organ donations from another child of ...
Teen drama is all-consuming; jealousy and conflicts with friends can make adolescents feel the whole world is against them. Now, new research from the University of Virginia has found ramifications from ...
SALT LAKE CITY — Teens may think they’re playing it safe by using e-cigarettes, hookahs and smokeless tobacco, but they’re twice as likely to have smoked cigarettes a year later if ...
Experts are worried that impressionable teenagers may be influenced by social media or TV shows that ‘romanticise’ the act of suicide. THE grieving families of two California teenagers who committed suicide ...
Recently I did a double-take as I passed my neighbor in his car. He wasn’t in the driver’s seat. He was a passenger. I was startled to see his son operating ...
New research about the intense pressure young women face to share nude photos of themselves is raising questions about how we address some of the norms that have taken hold among ...
Kevin and I sit down at two desks just outside his third period class at a high school in northern San Diego. He is 17 years old and Asian American, with ...