Cafe Momentum layers multiple forms of support -- education, basic supplies and real-world skills -- that are key to staying out of the justice system but hard for many youth to find at home.
By Kathleen Hobson
Facebook, in the aftermath of damning testimony that its platforms harm children, will be introducing several features including prompting teens to take a break using its photo sharing app Instagram, and “nudging” teens if they are repeatedly looking at the…
By Associated Press
The voluntary step is the company's latest attempt to weather a growing political backlash blaming its flavored-nicotine products for hooking a generation of teenagers on electronic cigarettes.
By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
The statistics are sobering: according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is now the second-leading cause of death for ages 10 to 18, and the number of teens reporting feeling sad, hopeless or suicidal has risen. But…
By Lisa Stark, Education Week
By PBS NewsHour
In an era marked by cries of “fake news,” teaching media literacy skills to young consumers is more important than ever. How do schools teach students consuming and sharing news responsibly? PBS Newshour’s Student Reporting Labs talks to students about…
"If we say issues of teen suicide, drinking, sex or sexual assault are inappropriate, we’re telling teens who may identify with those themes that there isn’t a safe space for them," said author Jay Asher in an interview during Banned…
The suicide rate among teen girls doubled from 2007-2015, reaching a 40-year high according to new analysis from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. What are the risk factors and what can parents and educators do to support teens?…
By Lesley McClurg, KQED Science
Digital addictions are not official mental disorders. But researchers see the same patterns in digital addictions as in other substance abuse.
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
Eight in 10 feel that Americans are divided when it comes to America's most important values and 6 in 10 say the country is headed in the wrong direction.
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