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January 29, 2016
prevention

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 […]
December 18, 2015

Alcohol and Drugs Magnify Suicide Risk

Parents often ignore teen drinking, dismissing it as a rite of passage, but drinking alcohol puts people of all ages at greater risk for suicide. “As […]
December 11, 2015

Looking Beyond the Label

They say that with age comes wisdom. In many cases, I believe that to be true. The experiences we have in life shape us. And while […]
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