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June 1, 2020

Addiction and Eating Disorders

  A toxic and often secret partnership    At school and in the media, school-aged youth are bombarded with unhealthy, unrealistic messages about being thin, popular, attractive, […]
April 27, 2020

Consensual Sex or Not?

Concerns and consequences about sex and adolescents. Consensual Sex or Not? According to a 2010 report published by the U.S.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 46 percent […]
March 4, 2019
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The Deepest Cut

At first glance, it may be difficult to distinguish between self-injury and attempted suicide. In both cases, a person may cut, burn, or mutilate themselves. This […]
August 28, 2018
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Under Pressure

  Everyone knows that kids, especially in high school, are pressured with drugs, alcohol, and doing things they know they shouldn’t be. The Adolescent Substance Abuse Knowledge […]
February 23, 2018
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Delaying Action Costs Lives: Treatment

If a child says they are considering suicide or has made a suicide attempt, immediate treatment may be necessary.  “One of the most important things is to […]
August 9, 2017
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How A Pocket-Sized Device Could Save Your Child’s Life

The world is full of danger and sadly parents aren’t always able to protect their children from emergency situations. Fortunately, Revolar has two safety devices making […]
May 6, 2016
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Dangers Of Dieting

Being ridiculed by family members or looking different from peers can contribute to kids’ unhappiness with their bodies. “Body image dissatisfaction is associated with depression, low […]
April 22, 2016

MASK’s Need to Know Tips

Ongoing conversations on important topics should be revisited. Here are four simple tips to keep up to date on trending topics. Bully Building self-esteem is a […]
April 22, 2016

Weighing in on Stats

Nationwide, 72.5% of students have had at least 1 drink of alcohol in their lives. Each year, about 5,000 people under age 21 die from motor […]
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