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Author: Randi Nelson

The Centers for Disease Control report that suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people aged 15 to 24; and the fourth leading cause of death for kids ages 10-14. Teen suicide risk is a growing problem in our world today, but...

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a much-discussed psychological disorder that, despite its strong and easily identifiable name value, is often misunderstood.  One percent of the population is afflicted with OCD; a condition in which they obsess to an unhealthy degree over certain things or matters in life,...

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, more than 1 in 4 students, grades 6-12, have experienced bullying. Furthermore, bullying has expanded. It’s no longer confined to face-to-face interactions--now it can be anonymous through online harassment, giving it a whole new platform...

While teenagers are moving towards other social media platforms, Facebook remains one of the top social networks used by the age group. It’s becoming clearer and clearer that mental health issues are incredibly prevalent in the youth population. It looks like Facebook is striving to...

Teen health isn’t just about washing your hands and staying active--it’s much more than that. To build overall wellness, physical and mental health have to be taken into consideration. As a society, we tend to focus on physical health because it’s easy to see and...

Changing leaves, candy corn, trick-or-treating, scary costumes, and Hocus Pocus--these are all things we think about when October rolls around. But among all the plastic skeletons, fake bats, and black cats, it’s important to remember that it’s Bullying Prevention Month and many children face real...