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Suicide Rates Soaring Among Black Teens

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Suicide deaths among black females aged 13 to 19 rose 182% between 2001 and 2017

Early, Regular Cannabis Use Seen To...

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Early and regular cannabis use by youth and alterations in brain circuits that support aspects of executive functioning

Pot Use By U.S. Teens Has Jumped 10-fold...

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As society relaxes its rules around marijuana, U.S. teens seem to be responding by using the drug in much bigger numbers than…

Tuning Into Emotions Can Prevent ...

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Teens who can describe their negative emotions in precise and nuanced ways are less likely to experience depressive symptoms after stressful life…

Teen Sexting, Risky Behavior And Mental...

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Teen sexting is associated with mental health issues and risky behavior, according to a new study

Breakfast Cereals Still Contaminated By...

on June 14, 2019 by

Cheerios and Nature Valley products, test positive for herbicide that may increase the risk of cancer

Phone Use Linked To Teen Anxiety?

on June 12, 2019 by

The journal Child Development shows nighttime usage of a cell phone can increase anxiety and depression in teenagers and reduce self-esteem

Many Anorexia Patients Recover Over Time

on June 1, 2019 by

A long-term Swedish study of around 50 people who struggled with anorexia nervosa in their teens shows that the majority were healthy…

Helping Teens Sleep

on May 23, 2019 by

Teens’ Sleep Problems Can Be Corrected by Limiting Screen Use for 1 Week

Book 4 Guys Topics: Fortnite, Weed, Porn...

on May 11, 2019 by

The four biggest distractions today’s guys face: SCREENS, SUBSTANCES,SEXUAL TEMPTATION,STRUGGLES WITH SELF

Fatal Drug ODs Surging Among Young...

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Overdose deaths among teens and young adults are soaring, having risen from eight in every 100,000 people aged 15 to 24 in…

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Teens Unaware They Are Vaping Nicotine

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Many people don’t understand the amount of addictive nicotine they’re inhaling with every puff

Americans More Inactive, Computers...

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Kids aged 6 through 17 need 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity daily. Regular activity is even recommended for kids as young…

How A.S.M.R. Became A Sensation

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The YouTube subculture is bonded not by belief but rather by an ineffable sensation — the existence of a new feeling.

America’s Youth Mental Health Crisis

on April 3, 2019 by

It surveyed over 600,000 Americans. Recent trends are startling.

As Time Online Increased, Teen Happiness...

on March 29, 2019 by

The newly released World Happiness Report, an annual study sponsored by the United Nations showing changes in happiness finds that teens who…

How Much Time Should Kids Spend On Smart...

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Happiness and mental health are highest at a half-hour to two hours of extracurricular digital media use a day; well-being then steadily…

Study: Teens Anxiety And Depression A...

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Most U.S. Teens See Anxiety and Depression as a Major Problem Among Their Peer

Teens Depression Greater Problem Than...

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In a survey of nearly 1,000 teens ages 13 to 17, 70 percent say anxiety and depression are critical issues among their peers,…

Teen Pot Use Linked To Depression,...

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Were also more than three times as likely to attempt suicide between the ages of 18 and 32.

Vaping Is Erasing Gains Made Against...

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“Nicotine is highly addictive and can harm brain development, including harmful effects on learning, memory and attention,” Schuchat said. Nicotine also primes…

Obesity-Related Cancers Rising Fastest...

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If the obesity epidemic continues, fat-sensitive cancers will explode in the years to come

Millennials’ Depression Rise With...

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Millennials struggling with depression aren’t being helped by their use of  social media

Pot Altered The Brain After One Time Use

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More teens are vaping pot because it seems safer

Good Sleep….Healthier Teens

on January 6, 2019 by

Regular bedtimes and adequate sleep during childhood may contribute toward a healthy weight in the teen years

Pot Problems

on January 6, 2019 by

Pot’s increasing potency could make it more likely that toking will interfere with users’ lives

Screen Time Study Shows Differences In...

on December 28, 2018 by

Some children who spent more time on smartphones and other devices exhibited a different brain pattern than kids with less screen time

Depression In Adolescents And Young...

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Are phones and social media to blame?

From The Gen Z Perspective

on December 24, 2018 by

Conversations between my peers are often peppered with jokes of self-harm, anorexia, and suicide

Sleep Study: How Can We Improve A Teen...

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One sleep study may have a simple answer…

How High School Football Changes Teen...

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A single season of high school football may be enough to cause structural changes to a teen’s brain

Are Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Addictive?

on November 26, 2018 by

According to a new study involving teen participants, sugar-sweetened beverages may be quite addictive and can lead to withdrawal symptoms when a…

Social Media Linked To Mental Health...

on November 17, 2018 by

The first experimental study examining use of multiple platforms shows a causal link between time spent on these social media and increased…

Juul Quits Social Media

on November 16, 2018 by

As part of the company’s response to the FDA’s call for changes to curb underage e-cigarette use

More US Kids Get Paralyzing Illness,...

on November 14, 2018 by

This year, there have been 90 cases spread among 27 states

Why Do We Over-Schedule Our Kids…...

on November 13, 2018 by

Families fret over finances for college. But all this craziness comes at a cost to parents and children

Digital Media Is ‘Like Cocaine&...

on November 13, 2018 by

Some doctors refer to behaviors resulting from overexposure to digital devices as “virtual autism.”

Alarming Number Of Teens Using Sleep...

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Doctors Warn of Potentially Risky Results

The Dark Side Of Kids Screens Begins To...

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A dark consensus about screens and kids Begins To Emerge In Silicon Valley

Flashback: The Tech Industry’s War On...

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How psychology is being used as a weapon against children

When Kids Give Up Pot, Their Cognition...

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Marijuana use in adolescents is associated with reduced neurocognitive functioning, but when adolescents stop using the drug, their verbal learning and memory…

More College Students Seeking Mental...

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Anxiety, depression and panic attacks are sending U.S. college students to mental health clinics in record numbers

Exploring Teen Suicide Free Download

on September 28, 2018 by

Every year, 5,000 teenagers commit suicide, a number that sadly continues increase

Teen Sex: STDs At A Record High… Again

on September 25, 2018 by

Your response to 4-years-in-a-row of STD’s at a record high

college student mental health problems...

on September 20, 2018 by

World Health Organization finds that one in three college students worldwide have a mental health condition

Sleep-deprived teen

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Fifty-six percent of parents of teens who have sleep troubles believe the use of electronics is hurting their child’s shut-eye.

Raising Kids With Religion Protects...

on September 18, 2018 by

Kids and teens who are raised with religious or spiritual practices tend to have better health and mental health as they age.

Infographic: Teens Social Media Life

on September 12, 2018 by

Teens with low social emotional well being experience more of the negative effects of social media and kids with high social emotional…

In Teen Friendships, Misery Does Love...

on September 10, 2018 by

A new study finds teens with similar levels of anxiety and depression are more likely to remain friends.

Religious Folks And Happiness

on September 10, 2018 by

New research suggests that people who are religious gain happiness from believing there is a deeper meaning to everyday events

Navigating Screen Time

on September 2, 2018 by

Amid roiling debates about the impact of screen time on teenagers, roughly half of those ages 13 to 17 are themselves worried…

Belong: Parents’ Religious Beliefs...

on August 26, 2018 by

Teens, especially girls, whose parents are religious may be less likely to die by suicide, no matter how they feel about religion…

Relational Capacity And Ministry Burnout

on August 14, 2018 by

5 Practices that Cultivate Relational Health and Longevity in Ministry

Helping Kids Cope With Anxiety

on July 29, 2018 by

Ways to identify signs of anxiety and how to help your kids through their experience with it

1 In 4 Teenage Girls Deliberately Harm...

on July 29, 2018 by

Up to 30 percent of teenage girls in some parts of the United States say they have intentionally injured themselves

Hot Cheetos And Takis Under Fire After...

on July 27, 2018 by

Hot Cheetos and Takis under fire after snacking teen needs gallbladder removal

Chemicals Chemicals Harming Children

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Chemicals in Food May Harm Children, Pediatricians’ Group Says

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...

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“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...

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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,...

on April 18, 2018 by

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...

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

Nearly 1 In 4 Girls Depressed At Age 14

on October 20, 2017 by

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...

on October 9, 2017 by

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...

on September 13, 2017 by

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