Addressing the critical issue of sextortion and how to protect teens from online predators.
The sun began to set on our junior year as the last bell of the school year rang. We were now seniors, seemingly all grown up in our immature minds. We raced to our cars, trying to see who could get to the bonfire the fastest. The warm air hit my face as I drove. […]
How to teach students to stop bullying by choosing to treat others with kindness and respect.
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.
How to help students approach goal setting without fear!
Fentanyl overdose numbers continue to rise sharply as the illicit drug floods communities. Often distributed as bright-colored pills (appearing like candy), they are marketed toward kids and teens. Here’s what you need to know.
Overcoming Adversity How to connect students to their dreams and goals, no matter the odds stacked against them. Adversity is something we all face at one point or another in our lives. Overcoming adversity means getting past obstacles and challenges that stand in your way. Fort Behavioral Health says there are six types of adversity […]
Keeping teens safe is hard enough in the real world, let alone the cyberworld. Here we define the top online risks for teens, and how you as a parent can increase technology, online and social media safety for your child.
Teen dating violence is a serious issue. We define what it is, the warning signs, and how to seek help if you are in an abusive relationship.
Being a teenager can be tough, but it shouldn’t make students feel completely isolated and hopeless. Here we define what teen depression is, what it can look like, and how to seek help.