Wilderness Programs for Youth: Damaging Effect of Technology Addiction

With technology continually innovating, it has become an integral part of our society.  Technology has allowed our society to advance in many ways, including advancements in communication, entertainment, information sharing, access to goods and services, and much more.  Technology has taken over many sectors of our lives, in particular, youth are greatly affected by technologies …

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Game Over: How to Help Teens with Gaming Disorders

Aside from sports, technology has become the most popular pastime for teenagers most notably, video gaming.  Video games have become increasingly popular in adolescents, particularly teenage boys and while they can be a fun and interactive hobby, when do they become a problem?  Video game addiction is more common than you might think, a study …

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Parenting Styles: The Risks of Being the ‘Cool’ Parent

The ‘Cool’ Parent Parenting Styles Could Put Teens at Risk of Mental Health Issues The parenting styles parents choose to use with their kids varies depending on each parent’s personal experiences or values and how they were raised. Some parents choose to have strict rules and expectations, while others may be more relaxed about certain …

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Eating Disorders in Teens

Eating disorders in teens are a serious, prevalent and extremely dangerous condition that can affect anyone, anywhere. It is a sickness that unsettles its victim from the base of their basic needs, making them believe that they do not need or deserve food and nourishment. Those struggling with eating disorders do not see themselves or their …

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The Effects of Teens Smoking E-Cigarettes: Lack of Research Available

On June 2, the California Senate decided to put a limit on where e-cigarettes can be used. The bill that passed basically bans the use of e-cigarettes in all places where regular smoking is prohibited. As more doubts come forward about the safety of e-cigarette usage, parents need to be weary when they find their …

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