Latest Youth Stories

2013-09-23 23:04:24

Craig Marcott does more than simply offer information about how to plan for the future of a special needs child. He delivers pertinent information surrounding Special Needs Planning and more during educational workshops he offers throughout Long Island. Melville, New York (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Special Needs Planning. This is a topic that affects many families on a daily basis. Craig Marcott has a lifetime of experience to guide him, and he knows how important it is to share...

2013-09-13 11:05:12

-Previous research has found contradictory linkages among cognition, verbal skills, and later alcohol use. -A new study has found that better verbal development during childhood predicts more frequent drinking and intoxication during adolescence and young adulthood. -Study authors speculate this verbal/alcohol association may be partially due to peer associations. Some studies have found that poorer cognitive abilities during adolescence and early adulthood predict an increased risk for...

2013-09-12 23:26:45

Did you know there are over 4.6 million survivors of attempted suicide in the United States and nearly 3000 people on average commit suicide daily? Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Getting knowledge is the first step towards this growing tragedy. World Suicide Prevention Day is observed on September 10th each year to promote worldwide action to prevent suicides. More than 90% of people who take their own life have an underlying mental disorder at time of death and this can be...

2013-09-03 23:03:35

The Trevor Project and 20 national partner organizations across health, mental health, suicide prevention, education, youth and LGBT communities join “Talk to Me” to raise awareness for suicide prevention in September. West Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Throughout September, The Trevor Project and 20 national partners will be raising awareness to prevent suicide among youth, especially those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ), through...

Teenage Behavior Influenced By Images Of Friends Drinking, Smoking Online
2013-09-03 09:08:28

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study from the University of Southern California (USC) claims teens are so impressionable that they can be influenced by what they see their friends doing online. Specifically, those teens who see their friends drinking and smoking in Facebook and Myspace pictures were more likely to do the same thing themselves. The study was carried out between 2010 and 2011, accounting for the inclusion of Myspace. According to their numbers,...

2013-08-28 23:02:33

New director to expand services for children with special needs within SE Michigan school systems. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 The Detroit Institute for Children (DIC), Southeast Michigan’s leading nonprofit provider of therapy for children with special needs, today announced the appointment of Michael Rhoads as director of school services. In this role, Rhoads is responsible for managing the DIC’s school contract services across Southeast Michigan. The organization’s...

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