February 12, 2016
Consensual Sex

Age Of Consent

Consensual Sex or Not? Concerns and consequences about sex and adolescents. According to a 2010 report published by the U.S.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 46 […]
February 12, 2016
Choosing Life

Choosing Life

I was blinded when my best friend fell into heroin addiction. Nights of withdrawal were scarring. I cleaned her wounds when she was abused, and doctors […]
January 29, 2016

Suicide Prevention

Suicide is a problem that remains largely ignored in the United States. Here are a few of the statistics: There is a suicide attempt, somewhere in […]
January 15, 2016

Peer Pressure in High School

Peer pressure during this age range takes on new meaning because teens survive and thrive in a social world filled with social influence. Peer opinions take […]
January 15, 2016
Second Shot

Second Shot

When Jordan Denesik moved from the ski town of Telluride, Colo., to the desert landscape of Phoenix, she noticed everyone was decked out in skimpy shorts […]
January 14, 2016

Light through the Darkness

Minute with Mom By//Kimberly Cabral Over a year ago, I was sitting at my desk coming up with this past year’s editorial calendar.   When I […]
January 8, 2016

Delaying Action Costs Lives

If a child says he or she is seriously considering suicide or has just made a suicide attempt, immediate treatment at an emergency room may be […]
January 8, 2016

Smooth Move

Knowing when it’s time to go razor shopping. While teaching your child to shave may not be one of the most “greeting card moments”you’ll have with […]
December 18, 2015

Peer Pressure in Elementary School

Teaching young children about peer pressure can be tricky because they haven’t mastered the ability to think abstractly and don’t fully understand that actions can have […]
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