But is the Internet really such a menace? In the cases that do exist. It may help parents and caregivers to learn that the Web—and digital tools in general—can actually be beneficial for teens.
Skip to Content. Feel Better that helps teens dealing with the side effects of cancer treatment. CancerMatch is a networking and dating website for cancer survivors.
Published Wednesday, January 30, The Onavo Protect app has been classed as spyware. The merger allowed Facebook to monitor its competition and target companies for acquisition.
Advocacy and activism is a goal in the association's - Strategic Plan. The PLDS Survey indicated that only 1 in 3 public libraries has a young adult specialist on staff. Ongoing advocacy efforts can help ensure that all teens have access to great libraries!
The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation's addiction treatment center in Plymouth, Minnesota, located just west of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, specializes in addiction rehab for adolescents, teenagers and young adults. Our inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment programs are developmentally appropriate, personalized and evidence-based. Drug addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression are addressed at the same time, providing an integrated treatment approach that offers our patients the best opportunity for lasting recovery.
Teens today are spending their time differently than they did a decade ago. But what has not changed are the differences between teen boys and girls in time spent on leisure, grooming, homework, housework and errands, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Overall, teens ages 15 to 17 spend an hour a day, on average, doing homework during the school year, up from 44 minutes a day about a decade ago and 30 minutes in the mids.
Social media has emerged as a potentially powerful medium for communication with adolescents and young adults around their health choices. The goal of this systematic review is to identify research on the use of social media for interacting with adolescents and young adults in order to achieve positive health outcomes. We used a systematic approach to retrieve papers and extract relevant data. We identified studies involving social media, of which 87 met criteria for inclusion; 75 studies were purely observational and 12 were interventional.
Susan Dion offers this guide that helps people to reconsider suicide as an option. Notes that every minutes another teenager will commit suicide. Find out what is the most common cause of suicide among college students.
We all know that some entrepreneurs get rich quick, but still others do it even while they're young. Quite a few of them are making their first million before they're even of legal drinking age. While most teens spend their youth honing work skills in entry-level jobs, whether that's slinging fast food or working retail, others get that spark to succeed at an early age.