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2014-09-19 16:23:05

On Sept. 22, following an advance screening of the Paramount Pictures film "Men, Women & Children," Robert Weiss will lead a discussion on the myriad challenges parents and teens face as they confront the rapidly shifting terrain of love and relationships in the digital age. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S, an international authority on technology and relationships and senior vice president of clinical development for Elements Behavioral Health,...

2014-09-19 08:25:48

The Invisalign® Brand Sponsored Teen Confidence Survey Reveals that 40 percent of Social Media-Using US Teens Feel Their Appearance is Judged More on these Networks than in Person SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grappling with low self-esteem during the "awkward years" is nothing new, but today's teens have to do it in parallel worlds - online and offline. With the new school year underway, a particularly vulnerable time for teens, a new Teen Confidence survey conducted by...

2014-09-18 08:25:51

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Your child's environment - whether at home, at school or socially - can greatly influence how they may behave in the future. FindYouthInfo.gov, a government website focused on youth issues, found that in 2012, more than 630,000 young people between the ages of 10 and 24 were admitted to the hospital due to violence-related injuries. If you're worried that your child is at risk for violent behavior, there are some factors that may indicate...

libraries and young adults
2014-09-11 07:01:47

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers are fascinated by Americans between the ages of 16 to 29 because of their advanced technology habits, their racial and ethnic diversity, their social attitudes and their looser relationships to institutions — for example, churches and political parties. The Pew Research Internet Project put together a comprehensive review of research into the role of libraries in the lives of Americans and their communities. These...

2014-09-10 23:01:22

"Vaccines save lives. We now can protect our youth from diseases including cancer — who doesn't want that protection for his or her child?” declares Amy Middleman, MD, MPH, MSEd, FSAHM, adolescent health expert featured in PBS special. Deerfield, IL (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Vaccines aren’t just for infants; teens and young adults benefit greatly from a number of vaccines that prevent various cancers and other illnesses. This is the message of a new film from PBS/NOVA,...

child cookies
2014-09-09 09:27:42

Anna Mikulak, Association for Psychological Science Children show stronger food craving than adolescents and adults, but they are also able to use a cognitive strategy that reduces craving, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “These findings are important because they suggest that we may have another tool in our toolbox to combat childhood obesity,” says psychological scientist and lead researcher...

2014-09-02 08:35:57

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kidpower International (kidpower.org) has launched an initiative to establish September as International Child Protection Month in celebration of its 25-year anniversary. Kidpower is a global nonprofit leader dedicated to child protection advocacy to keep kids safe from bullying, abuse, kidnapping, and other dangers -- and to empowering people of all ages and abilities with life skills for safety and success. Photo -...

family dinner and cyberbullying
2014-09-02 05:26:02

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Regularly eating meals together as a family can provide the social support necessary to help reduce the negative impact that cyberbullying can have on a youngster, according to new research published online Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. Lead author Frank Elgar, a professor in the McGill University Institute for Health and Social Policy, and his colleagues explained that the exchanges which occur during family meal times can...

2014-08-27 23:15:44

Troubled Teens Gaithersburg, a new hotline for adolescent substance abusers, is helping juveniles locate a reliable teen recovery center. Gaithersburg, MD (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Finding a teen recovery center is often the most difficult aspect of the entire recovery process for a teenager who regularly struggles with substance abuse. Thankfully a new hotline operating in Gaithersburg, MD is making things easier for a teen alcohol addict to locate the help they need right away. By...

2014-08-27 23:15:43

Troubled Teens Cumberland, a new helpline for adolescent substance abusers, is helping young adults locate a reliable youth rehab facility. Cumberland, MD (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Finding a youth rehab facility is often the most difficult aspect of the entire recovery process for a teenager who regularly struggles with substance abuse. Thankfully a new helpline operating in Cumberland, MD is making things easier for a young adult to locate the help they need right away. By contacting the...


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