Bullying is a prevalent problem facing kids today. According to one study conducted with 20,000 youth by researchers at Florida Atlantic University and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 73 percent of ...
Bullying is a prevalent problem facing kids today. According to one study conducted with 20,000 youth by researchers at Florida Atlantic University and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 73 percent of ...
Facebook privacy settings are an important part of keeping teens safe from predators who are everywhere just waiting for an opportunity to introduce themselves to naive teens. That is why you ...
One out of 20 teens reports they have been sexually extorted online, according to new research out of UW-Eau Claire. Sexual extortion, or “sextortion,” occurs when a victim who voluntarily shares ...
Online videos are where it’s at these days. But dated, archived videos sometimes aren’t as desirable or compelling as live videos — depending on the content you want to show. Plus, ...
Instagram is taking a stand against cyber-bullying. The social media platform has today launched two new anti-bullying tools that will aim to keep its young users safe from online harassment. Here’s ...
What is bullying? Harassment, intimidation or bullying – a gesture, an electronic communication (cyber bullying), a written, verbal, physical, or sexual act that is reasonably perceived to have a negative effect ...
Clinical Psychologist Dr. Sheela Raja joined the CBS 2 Morning Show to talk about helping your kids through back to school anxiety and how to connect more as a family. Here ...
Anticipate potential problems or risks with your child Having conversations about phone use and cyberbullying before any problems arise can set the tone that you are open and will be thoughtful, ...
Students with a behavioral, emotional, or developmental disability are at a greater risk for bullying – in fact, according to a study published in the American Academy of Pediatrics (2006), the ...
The father of the teen accused of fatally shooting 10 people Friday at a Texas high school has defended his son as a “solid boy” and said he suspected the 17-year-old ...
It’s the kind of story that leaves parents of food-allergic children baffled and nervous – a schoolyard bully waving an offending snack in a vulnerable kid’s face. Over the past eight ...
(Reuters Health) – For teen girls, being called “fat” by friends or family may contribute to later developing eating disorders, and the harsh word from family members seems to carry the ...
New Jersey has beefed up efforts to prevent suicide in schools and on college campuses in recent years, and the rate of these tragic deaths remains well below the national norm. ...
During the stressful teen years, most adolescents experience emotional highs and lows, but for more than 20 percent of teenagers, their worries and sad feelings turn into something more serious, like ...
Demands for improving online safety continue to capture headlines, often for the worst reasons.. While this outcry has signalled renewed interest in “stamping out” cyberbullying and reinvigorated health and wellbeing protocols ...
It is really difficult being a teen these days. In my opinion, some of the most challenging problems teens face today are bullying, academic pressure, peer pressure, social media issues, and ...
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 ...
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 ...
Finally, some good news: A new study finds that delinquent behavior among teens is down sharply in the last decade. Fewer teens are drinking alcohol, using drugs, smoking or taking part ...