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Teens And Anxiety

on July 11, 2018 by

By Walt Mueller

The CDC, Teen Risks, And Who Is...

on June 23, 2018 by

Fewer high school students are drinking, having sex and using drugs… but still “leaves room for concern.”

For Teens, More Screen Time Tied To Less...

on June 17, 2018 by

Greater amounts of daily screen time are associated with more insomnia symptoms and shorter sleep duration among adolescents.

Flashback: Teens On Edge

on June 12, 2018 by

The Causes of Growing Anxiety in Today’s Kids

Study: Depression Striking More Young...

on June 12, 2018 by

There’s been a sharp spike in cases of major depression among teens and millennials

Why Sex Matters

on June 2, 2018 by

It is always amazing to me that God created physical intimacy in such a way to provide a deep connection with your…

Teens Exposed To More Junk Food Ads Eat...

on May 29, 2018 by

The largest study of its kind found teens who were exposed to more junk food advertising consumed more unhealthy foods every week.

Are Smartphones Causing More Teen...

on May 25, 2018 by

Increases in depression and suicide appeared among teens in 2012 – the same time smartphone ownership became the norm

Misuse Of Attention Deficit...

on May 22, 2018 by

There were 156,365 calls to poison control centers for people under 20 who were improperly exposed to ADHD medication

Drinking In Adolescence Derails Brain...

on May 2, 2018 by

“When we did this study, we saw that children as young as 12 sometimes start drinking.”

Feds Warn: Kids Are Drinking E-Cig Toxic...

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Feds warn e-cigarette makers about packaging after thousands of kids drink toxic liquid

Transgender Youth At Higher Risk Of...

on April 20, 2018 by

New research finds that transgender and gender-nonconforming youth are diagnosed with mental health conditions much more frequently than young people who identify…

Smartphone Use Tied To Anxiety,...

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Overuse of smart phones is just like any other type of substance abuse.

Pressures For Perfection Pt 2. Suicide

on March 30, 2018 by

This 16-year-old’s suicide letters are a cry for help and a national call for change

The Scary Truth About What’s Hurting...

on March 29, 2018 by

The increase in depression and suicide rate correlates to the iPhones being released.

Teen Suicide Is Soaring

on March 25, 2018 by

Although black kids kill themselves less often than white youth do, the rate of increase was higher — 77%.

The Tech Industry’s War On Kids

on March 23, 2018 by

How psychology is being used as a weapon against children

Confessions Of An Overweight Youth...

on March 12, 2018 by

I knew I had two options: burn some calories or burn-out of ministry

Social Media Friends Can Bruise Your...

on March 11, 2018 by

Seeing too many social media posts from friends about their fitness activity can harm your body image, a new study contends.

What Parents Need To Know About Juuling....

on March 5, 2018 by

It’s a popular e-cigarette system that looks a lot like a USB flash drive

The Truth About Teen Eating Disorders

on February 26, 2018 by

Diagnoses of eating disorders, specifically anorexia nervosa, carry the highest death rate of all mental health disorders.

Pediatricians Call For Depression...

on February 26, 2018 by

During the teenage years, there’s about a 20% of having depression or anxiety

Pot Or Alcohol Is Worse For You

on February 19, 2018 by

It’s a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be a clear answer

Sleepy U.S. Teens Are Running On Empty

on February 3, 2018 by

Most American teenagers are plagued by too little sleep, which can hurt their health and their school performance, federal health officials said

Early Periods, Higher Heart Risks?

on February 3, 2018 by

Women who began having their periods before age 12 were 10 percent more likely to develop heart disease than those who were…

Teens And TV

on January 27, 2018 by

Teenagers who watch more than three hours of commercial TV a day are more likely to eat hundreds of extra junk food…

American Kids Are 70% Likely To Die...

on January 10, 2018 by

BuzzFeed

Mumps Cases In 2017

on December 21, 2017 by

Federal health officials estimate that about 5,000 people have had mumps this year, with the highest numbers reported in Arkansas, Missouri, New…

Teenage Depression

on December 12, 2017 by

Five Warning Signs of Teenage Depression

Iceland Knows How To Stop Teen Substance...

on November 25, 2017 by

State funding for organised sport and other clubs has increased in Iceland to give kids new ways to feel like part of…

3 Ingredients Catalyzing The Spike In...

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And How a Caring Adult Can Actually Help

The Rise of Anxiety and Depression in...

on October 26, 2017 by

We can’t afford the risks associated with these realities, so it’s best to be proactive in helping teens develop a more positive,…

Why American Teenagers Suffering From...

on October 26, 2017 by

Parents, therapists and schools are struggling to figure out whether helping anxious teenagers means…

Nearly 1 In 4 Girls Depressed At Age 14

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UK Study

Get Inside Your Adolescent’s Brain To...

on October 20, 2017 by

To effectively counsel teens about dangers associated with substance use, think in developmental terms

Life Norms And The Effects On Faith For...

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They want to make the most of their opportunities and see a purpose for existing beyond themselves.

One In Four girls is depressed at age 14

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New research shows a quarter of girls (24%) and one in 10 boys (9%) are depressed at age 14

TV/Video Games In Bedroom Can Lead To...

on September 30, 2017 by

When a child has a TV or video games in their bedroom, negative consequences may happen

Smartphones: The New Teen Mental Health...

on September 22, 2017 by

The generation that’s grown up with cellphones are less social and more prone to depression. Psychiatrist Jean Twenge

Is Getting Wasted Really A Big Deal?

on September 17, 2017 by

“Mom, smoking weed really isn’t a big deal.”

Have Smartphones Destroyed A Generation...

on September 15, 2017 by

More comfortable online than out partying…But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis

Earlier Drinking By Teens Linked To...

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Teens who start drinking at younger ages are more likely to have their first sexual encounter earlier than others, according to a…

Young Cyberbullying Victims Are Double...

on September 13, 2017 by

Children and young people under-25 who become victims of cyberbullying are more than twice as likely to enact self-harm and attempt suicide…

Another Argument For Starting School...

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Teens Sleeping in Would Save the U.S. $9 Billion a Year

Energy Drink….May Hike Risk Of...

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Researchers suggests young adults who regularly consume highly caffeinated energy drinks may be at risk for future substance use.

Fatal Opioid ODs On The Rise Among U.S....

on August 20, 2017 by

Drug overdose deaths among older teenagers in the United States has taken a turn for the worse, a new federal report finds,…

Female Bodybuilder 25 Dies Of Protein...

on August 16, 2017 by

Coroners listed “intake of bodybuilding supplements” as one of Hefford’s causes of death, along with the disorder

Obesity In Teen Years Tied To Colon...

on August 12, 2017 by

Overweight and obese teens in Israel had about a 53 percent higher risk for colon cancer as adults

25 Year Outcomes In Adolescents Who Self...

on July 24, 2017 by

A new study has found that teenagers who self-harm are more likely to experience substance abuse and psychosocial problems as adults

Chronic Depression In Young Teens Tied...

on July 21, 2017 by

Research carried out by scientists investigating depression in early teenage years and the use of marijuana later in life has found a…

Alarming Spike In Middle School Suicide...

on July 16, 2017 by

The suicide rate doubled between 2007 and 2014, surpassing the death rate from car crashes

Teen Boys & Girls May Experience...

on July 14, 2017 by

U.K. researchers have discovered depression has different effects on the brain activity of male and female….

Most U.S. Teens Aren’t “Doing It”

on June 24, 2017 by

Sex is everywhere in the media, and so you may be convinced that today’s teens are always looking to “hook-up.” But new…

Teens Are Getting As Little Exercise As...

on June 20, 2017 by

A significant majority of teenagers don’t get the recommended 60 minutes of exercise per day,

10 Big, Biblical Reasons Teens Should...

on June 20, 2017 by

Clearly a Biblically comprehensive case against smoking weed

College Students, Poor Sleep Habits...

on June 16, 2017 by

College students with irregular patters of sleep and wakefulness also had lower grade point averages.

Health Tip: Graduating Teens, Take Care...

on June 13, 2017 by

Heading to college after high school graduation represents a big transition, including the need to take care of yourself

Night Phone Use A Danger For Adolescent...

on June 11, 2017 by

Adolescents’ late-night mobile phone use was directly linked to poor quality sleep, which subsequently led to poorer mental health outcomes, reduced coping,…

New Teen Drivers Face Triple The Risk Of...

on June 11, 2017 by

Newly minted teen drivers in the United States have almost triple the risk of being involved in a deadly crash than adults,…

Witnessing Parental Psychological Abuse...

on June 11, 2017 by

Childhood exposure to parental psychological abuse appears to be more damaging to children’s future mental health than witnessing physical violence between parents

Marijuana May Make Your Gums Go To Pot

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People who use it frequently twice as likely to have periodontal disease, researchers say

Psychologist Debunks Claim That Fidget...

on May 28, 2017 by

Fidget spinners have absolutely no scientific studies behind them…They’re a toy, not a treatment

Heavy Kids Face Triple The Odds For...

on May 28, 2017 by

When compared with normal-weight kids who become overweight adults, overweight or obese youth in the study faced three times the risk of…

Teens And Anxiety A Helpful Infographic

on May 27, 2017 by

Walt Mueller

Your Skin On Binge Drinking

on May 25, 2017 by

What a night of drinking does to your face

Teen Dies After Ingesting Large Amounts...

on May 16, 2017 by

Died from a caffeine-induced cardiac event

Flashback: Response To Teen Vogue From A...

on May 15, 2017 by

Watch this pro-life teen destroy Teen Vogue over their post-abortion ‘gift guide’

Legalized Pot Sends More Teens To ER

on May 14, 2017 by

A Colorado children’s hospital saw 4 times as many marijuana-intoxicated teenagers land in its ER or urgent care centers following legalization of…

Infographic: Marijuana And The Teen...

on May 10, 2017 by

With legalization of marijuana happening in a growing number of states, it’s easy for kids to buy the lie that marijuana…

Adolescent Suicidality, Self-harm...

on May 9, 2017 by

From 2008 to 2015, suicidality and serious self-harm nearly doubled among children aged 15 to 17 years presenting to a hospital

Curvy Model Shares Shocking Image Of Her...

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‘This is so so important- our young girls need to hear these things. It is both reassuring and inspiring to have a…

13 Reasons Why…Suicide Is The...

on May 2, 2017 by

Greg Stier

Cannabis Use In Adolescence Linked to...

on May 1, 2017 by

Cannabis in other ways during adolescence may serve as a catalyst for schizophrenia in individuals already susceptible to the disorder

Regular Phys Ed Builds More Than Fitness

on April 23, 2017 by

Frequent “phys ed” classes not only improve fitness, they also encourage healthy living, finds a study from Oregon State University

Opioid Epidemic…..A Parents...

on April 14, 2017 by

Will began his path to addiction as a freshman at College after being introduced to the prescription stimulant Adderall

How Will Canadian Marijuana Legalization...

on April 5, 2017 by

They believe that it will keep marijuana out of the hands of minors. What do you think?

Gamer’s Death Pushes Risks of Live...

on March 29, 2017 by

Anytime they leave their computers, they risk having followers peel away to another channel. The resulting lifestyle is often unhealthy, requiring long…

Middle School Suicides Reach An All-Time...

on March 22, 2017 by

The suicide rate among youngsters ages 10 to 14 has been steadily rising, and doubled in the U.S. from 2007 to 2014,…

Bad Diet In Youth Might Raise Risk Of...

on March 13, 2017 by

A poor diet while young may do more than just make it tough to fit into a pair of jeans: New research…

As Pot Legalization Advances,...

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The (AAP) is urging doctors to protect children from the harms of marijuana as the nation becomes increasingly tolerant of the drug’s…

Depression Strikes Today’s Teen...

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…suggesting that the increasing dependence on social media by this age group may be exacerbating the problem

Wristband Monitors Your Blood Alcohol...

on February 28, 2017 by

Can let you know when you’ve had one too many

Smart Kids Prone To Dumb Choices On Pot,...

on February 27, 2017 by

A new study finds that brainy students are more likely to drink or try marijuana, but they stayed away from tobacco

The Latest Social Media Challenge Is...

on January 30, 2017 by

“The rise of social media has contributed to increasing peer pressure among children. This ‘craze’ is another clear…

Botox Is Booming Among Teens

on January 30, 2017 by

Selfie culture…youngest patients are after a Photoshopped look (“It’s almost like auto correct,” he said) $382 per treatment

Choose To Live Free, Rather Than To Live...

on January 8, 2017 by

Perfectionism leads to two common problems: anxiety and procrastination

The Growing Teen Epidemic: Stress

on January 7, 2017 by

On average, teens reported their stress level was 5.8 on 10-point scale, compared with 5.1 for adults

Teens Whose Parents Let Them Try Alcohol...

on January 7, 2017 by

More likely… to drink, but less likely to binge

Pornography And The Brain…Values

on January 4, 2017 by

Wired For Intimacy. How Pornography Hijacks The Male Brain

Army Warns Of New Threat: Energy Drinks

on January 2, 2017 by

…more likely to report sleep disruption related to stress and illness and were more likely to fall asleep during briefings or on…

Mysterious Illness Tied To Marijuana Use...

on December 29, 2016 by

In states with legal weed

Study Finds Sex-Ed Programs Don’t...

on December 18, 2016 by

A new peer-reviewed study of multiple “sexual and reproductive health” educational programs in several countries finds no evidence of improved health outcomes…

Fewer Teens Doing Drugs Than Ever Before

on December 18, 2016 by

American teenagers are the best behaved they’ve ever been — drinking and smoking less and doing fewer drugs than their predecessors in…

Mumps Outbreaks Are Worst In A Decade&...

on December 6, 2016 by

Spreads through saliva and mucus; transmitted by an infected person coughing, sneezing or talking, or by sharing cups or kissing

CDC Study Says Teen Virgins Are...

on November 30, 2016 by

Teen Virgins rate significantly and consistently better in nearly all health-related behaviors and measures than their sexually active peers

Adolescent Suicides Rising At Alarming...

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Children and teens suffering from a variety of mental health issues are increasingly resorting to suicide

Rapper: Planned Parenthood Commits &...

on November 28, 2016 by

Nick Cannon from the 2005 Single: “Can I live” told the story of how he was almost aborted before his mother changed…

Is This The Most Stressed Out Generation...

on November 21, 2016 by

by Jeremy Zach

Few States Have Plans For Kids Returning...

on November 19, 2016 by

All U.S. states have “return-to-play” laws designed to protect young athletes who’ve suffered a concussion. But only a handful have regulations on…

Depression On The Rise; Teen Girls Most...

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This Might Be Why Depression Is Rising Among Teen Girls