Vaping has left thousands of teens in a sea of dependence. Entranced by high levels of nicotine and a variety of flavors, teens become one inhalation deeper into addiction. Though electronic cigarettes are marketed as “safer” and “less addictive,” teens are experiencing the sobering effects of modern-day smoking.
For some, the word bullying brings a mental picture of fighting on a playground or shoving matches in the hallway. Unfortunately, bullying can no longer be so narrowly defined. According to research, 59% of U.S. teens have been bullied or harassed online. In this NEW Motivational Moment video, YES Wellness Education Speaker Ramsey Pruitt helps to define what cyberbullying is, and discusses ways students can protect themselves and their mental health from negative and toxic comments received online.