Resources for Parents

5 Ways To Help Your Teen Deal With Negative Peer Pressure

5 Ways To Help Your Teen Deal With Negative Peer Pressure

Five ways to help your teen avoid negative peer pressure As we discussed last week, social interactions and relationships are important to teen development. As many parents know, sometimes these relationships can be positive, mutual and supportive, while other times these relationships can be influential, manipulative and overall negative.

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Social Relationships are Important for Teen Health and Development. Here's How Technology Plays a Role.

Social Relationships are Important for Teen Health and Development. Here's How Technology Plays a Role.

Benefits of Social Relationships for Teens If you’re a parent of a teen, you know at some point their friendships and social interactions become the centerpieces of their lives. At times it may even appear as though that’s all they care about, spending hour after hour texting, video chatting, hanging out, and DMing on social media.

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Vaping is on the rise, putting teen mental and physical health at risk. Here’s what parents need to know.

Vaping is on the rise, putting teen mental and physical health at risk. Here’s what parents need to know.

Teen Vaping and Mental Health Many of us hear about vaping, but how much do we actually know about it, and just how many of our kids are trying it?

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The truth about Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating in teenagers

The truth about Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating in teenagers

Eating disorders and teenagers The topic of eating disorders in teenagers is far too complex and comprehensive to address in a single post. In this post we introduce the topic, provide some metrics for context, and then discuss the following:

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