A Naperville teen’s anti-bullying app was purchased by two investors on ABC’s “Shark Tank” Friday night. 16-year-old Trisha Prabhu’s ReThink sends users an alert when they write a message that could ...
A Penticton teen who has been living with a rare and deadly disease while braving years of teasing and torment is spending some of her final days speaking up so others ...
Despite affecting nearly 15 million Americans, depression is one of those illnesses that’s hard to understand unless you’ve experienced it yourself. But it’s something 17-year-old Skyler Hunter knows all too well. ...
You know when you’re at a cafeteria and you’ve got your lunch, and then you just don’t know where to sit? You don’t want to sit alone, but you also don’t ...
A 17-year-old boy attending the Boys and Girls Club College Bound program in San Pedro won a $10,000 college scholarship this month from the Taco Bell Foundation for his personal anti-bullying ...
Cyberbullying among teens is highly likely to involve current or former friends and dating partners, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data from a 2011 survey of nearly 800 students in ...
*When Angelica Melendez taught Health and Physical Education at TC Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia, she said she saw many of the factors and identified a range of pressures that ...
It’s been weeks since Pokemon Go entered our hearts and lives, and it shows no signs of slowing down. People may roll their eyes and cite numerous stupid things that people ...
If you are a follower and allow others to decide who you will be friends with, then you are succumbing to peer pressure. The term “peers” means people who are part ...
Model, actress, and undeniable cool girl Cara Delevingne has just showed those of us who live with depression that we are definitely not alone. In an interview with Esquire, Cara opened ...
It’s been said a million times before, but it’s worth saying a million times over — high school is not the rest of life. For a lot of kids, the teen ...
Sending nudes isn’t a new phenomenon—the advent of camera phones took care of that—but for teens these days, a bevy of social media platforms make sexual exploration on the internet that ...
According to the Trevor Project, a young person contemplates suicide every 95 minutes. Beyond that, LGB youth are four times as likely to attempt suicide than their straight peers, and LGBTQ ...
The South African Police Service (SAPS) emphasized a new form of bullying that has surfaced over the past few years called cyber bullying. Cyber bullying can occur anywhere at any time ...
Being bullied or spending an excessive amount of time on the internet could increase the risk of teen suicides, according to a new study released today by the American Academy of ...
Corey Maison said she always knew in her heart that she was a female. The 14-year-old transgender teen describes herself as unique, outgoing, funny and has dreams of one day becoming ...
Thumbs up to the courage and efforts of 13-year-old actress Skylar Burke, who has seen amazing highs in her young life and recovered from deep lows brought on by bullying. She’s ...
Cyber bullying is a premeditation and malicious antagonistic activity that is demonstrated by a perpetrator towards a victim (Hendricks, 2012). Many people spend more time texting and on the internet oriented ...
Your teen years can be totally awesome, or they can really, really suck. For the people whose teen years aren’t so fun, there’s a good chance that bullying has something to ...
You couldn’t tell the pain Rebecca Ann Sedwick was suffering by just looking at her. The beautiful brunette looks like any other teen, in a picture she posted to Facebook, drawing ...
In light of several recent investigations, local law enforcement is urging parents to closely monitor their children’s phone activity. A new cell phone messaging application is popular with both teens, and ...
Marijuana use is down among teenagers but bullying is up, according to the results of the latest survey of nearly 30,000 children in 377 schools across the country, released by the ...
A Texas teen who was cyberbullied by her peers at school has found a positive way to get the last word. Dannie “Dee” McMillan, a 16-year-old junior at Lampasas High School, ...
Suicide and bullying have a big impact on teens and young adults, local experts say. Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among young Wisconsin adults and teens, according to the ...
The suicide of a Franklin County teenager who may have been a victim of cyberbullying is increasing discussion and awareness to the dangers of online harassment and its effects on students. ...
It’s this world — a chaotic mix of nude photos, cyber-bullying and dysfunctional relationships — that author Nancy Jo Sales ventured into when researching her new book, “American Girls: Social Media ...
One teen says that after enduring bullying for around three years, she took to Facebook to raise awareness.Baylee Ogle is a student at Chickasha High School and says a group of ...
Once an anxious youth who suffered from depression, Alberta teen Mackenzie Murphy is taking the world by storm, helping others to deal with mental illness. Murphy knew from a young age what ...
A Philadelphia girl’s bullies thought they could torment her online through a video of the brutal beating she suffered. Instead, Mia Chanel DeJesus turned the clip against her tormentors, making it go ...
Damichael McGill was a fourth-grader when the bullying began. His single mom was struggling and couldn’t afford brand name clothes for him or his five siblings. McGill is a member of ...