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Social Media Gives Support to LGBTQ Youth When In-Person Communities Are Lacking

Social media can provide ways for LGBTQ youth to learn more about, and stay connected to, their identities

Self-Care & Mental Health

Should Teens Taking ADHD, Anxiety and Depression Drugs Consume Energy Drinks and Coffee?

Energy drinks are heavily marketed to teens, but they can have detrimental effects

Conditions & Treatments

Students Are Returning to School With Anxiety, Grief and Gaps in Social Skills – Will There Be Enough School Mental Health Resources?

It's estimated that more than 1 out of every 1,000 children in the U.S. lost a primary caregiver due to Covid-19

Your Wellness

Alcohol Companies Make $17.5 Billion a Year off of Underage Drinking, While Prevention Efforts Are Starved for Cash

Companies are making literally billions of dollars from the very behavior they say they want to prevent

Family & Caregiving

Can Schools Require COVID-19 Vaccines for Students Now That Pfizer’s Shot Is Authorized for Kids 12 and Up?

The Food and Drug Administration has granted the first emergency use authorization of a COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents. What comes next?

Prevention & Screenings

Vape Sellers Are Using Popular Music Videos to Promote E-Cigarettes to Young People – and It’s Working

Teens and young adults spend several hours a day looking at their phones and watching videos, many of which might contain product placements for vaping.

Your Health

When Can Kids Get the Covid-19 Vaccine? A Pediatrician Answers 5 Questions Parents Are Asking

Vaccine trials are just getting started for younger children. Here's what you need to know.

Prevention & Screenings

Your Child’s Vaccines: What You Need to Know About Catching Up During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Vaccination rates dropped by as much as 60% in some parts of the country due to COVID-19. It's time to get back on track

Prevention & Screenings

5 Things to Look For On a College Campus That Benefit Mental Health

Why it pays to take campus design into consideration when selecting a school.

Self-Care & Mental Health

African American Teens Face Mental Health Crisis but Are Less Likely Than Whites to Get Treatment

Black children and families need help to deal with the pervasive poverty and racism that surrounds them.

Access & Affordability

The Family Coach Answers: How to Guide Teens Through the Pandemic

A family therapist answers question about parenting through coronavirus.

Your Health

How to Parent Your Teen Through the Pandemic

With schools closed, teenagers are missing out on more than classroom learning. A family therapist weighs in on how parents can help them navigate their schoolwork and their emotions.

Your Health
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