Tag Archives: Youth

Are You Getting High?

Drugs can be a difficult topic for many teens to talk about. There is a lot of peer pressure to fit it and drug abuse tends to go hand in hand with this. Whether you are currently using or have considered getting high, there are a few things you will need to think about. The

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When They Find Out They Are Adopted: What to Expect

Even though adoption is a beautiful thing for both foster children and foster parents, it is never easy for an adopted child to find out that they are not living with their biological parents. It is also very difficult for foster parents to tell that truth to their child. In this article, we will try

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Drug Abuse Facts

Following drug abuse facts will be a worthwhile step for many policymakers to take. This can yield some important insight into why drug use tends to occur and what can be done to stop it. There are many important teen drug abuse facts that people should realize as well. This could spur many people  into

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Identifying the Symptoms of Teenage Depression

Depression is a debilitating medical condition that can occur at any age, including in teenagers. Teenage depression goes beyond the typical, stereotyped moody teen, it is a serious problem that can significantly impact every aspect of a teenagers life. A teenager is expected to have the occasional bad day and lash out at parents and/or

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Distracted Driving

Each year over four hundred thousand people are injured in crashes caused by distracted driving. Distracted driving statistics 2012 show that over three thousand individuals lost their lives in crashes in which they were a distracted driver or they were the victim of a distracted driver. Distracted driving statistics 2013 were not much improved. The

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Are Teens Hooked on Club Drugs?

Definition and History of Club Drugs What are club drugs? Club drugs is a lose term which is used to conveniently label a host of substances which are common at club scenes in various regions of different countries. In the 1970s when discos began popular, a sub culture of drug use at these locations became

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Teenage Behavior

Teenagers are constantly growing and changing. As their bodies begin to develop, hormones begin to appear causing dramatic mood swings and physical changes they may not be emotionally prepared for. Teenage behaviour can run the gamut between severe depression and extreme happiness, depending on the teen, their environment and social circumstances. Learn about Teenage Behavior! Noticing

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Bullying in Singapore: Between the Classroom and the Office

 Bullying is defined by a repetitive harmful behavior that targets a particular person with the intention of intimidating them or causing physical or psychological damage. The act can be performed by a single person or a group, and in school campus, online, or even in the workplace. There are many media that bullies abuse to

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Teen Role Models: Who Do We Look Up To and Why?

Role models come in two types, good and bad. They are good if their influence on another person is positive. They are bad if it is not. As teens, we choose role models for a variety of reasons. Some of the common reasons are that the role models are famous, they are good-looking, they have

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How to Teach Your Child Responsibility

One of the biggest problems in today’s society is the lack of taking responsibility, especially in regard to the younger generations. When individuals fail to be responsible for their actions, life tends to become more chaotic. For this reason, it’s important to make sure parents are ready to teach their children how to take responsibility

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Raising A Non- Boastful Child

Self-confidence, arrogance and being boastful are often confused with one another, while each has a very distinct meaning. A child will often pay very close attention to where their parent’s place value, adjusting their perception of self worth accordingly. If the parents are wise, they will temper their praise with encouragement that shows their children there

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My Child is Egotistical and Bullying Others

My Child is an Egotistical Bully, What Do I do? When a parent is faced with the grim truth that their own offspring is a bully, this can be hard to digest. However, there is still time to remedy the situation if parents are willing to go the distance. There are times when a child

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