When Should We Stop Trying to Treat Teens with Mental Illness?
Let’s start acknowledging, as the National Institute of Mental Health does, that one in every one hundred people suffers from schizophrenia. That more than half of all cases of bi-polar disorder reveal themselves before the age of 25. That 3.3 percent of ...
“You Can’t Stop Teenagers From Having Sex”
So, when they hear “you can’t stop teenagers from having sex!” they may be hearing “no normal teenagers can help themselves from having sex”. So what does that tell them ... have sex they don’t really want: by playing “seduced”.
Stop playing politics with teenagers’ exams
such enthusiasm for reform does start to cool once Millie and Alex find themselves unable to get into Bristol or Leeds. Exams should be harder, we cry. Just not this year. “Why are they playing politics with my child?” tweets one mother whose son needs ...
Homemade Blowgun Darts Pose Choking Dangers for Teens
MONDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- It seems kids will never stop coming up with creative ways to injure themselves, if the cases of three teen boys and their homemade ... The simple truth, according to Lanigan, is that playing with homemade blowguns ...
Is This a Golden Age of Teen Sexual Responsibility?
According to data from a long list of eminently reputable government and scholarly sources, we’re living through a golden age of responsible teen sexuality ... this information is coming from the teens themselves, and it may not be completely accurate.