Essential Life Skills for Teens (Parents and Caregivers Too!)

What They Don’t Teach Teens includes thirteen topics:

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“I’m not only a veteran prosecutor for the city of LA and father to three sons, but I was once a deeply troubled teen.”

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We’ve put together some short and informative quizzes to raise awareness for teens (and their parents) about the seriousness of contemporary safety. They will certainly test your knowledge!

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Harvard Study Shows Actual Number of People Killed by U.S. Police

A recent Harvard public health researchers report found that 1,166 people were killed by police in the US in 2015 and is the first report [...]

Bullying: Learn about the risk factors, warning signs and treatments

Is your parenting style inadvertently creating a bully?

Two decades of mass shootings later, not much has changed in ‘Gun Nation’

A powerful photo gallery related to guns and the 2nd Amendment. "Once we sell the gun, it's no longer our problem."    

Men, you want to treat women better? Here’s a list to start with

Young men, follow these ideas and if you’re not sure how to do one of them, ask a trusted female friend. Read article here.

Sexual harassment among teens is pervasive

In a world where teens are boycotting school to raise awareness of pervasive, sometimes instituionalized, sexual harrassment on campus, 76% of students report never having [...]

Know Your Rights: What to Do When You Get Pulled Over

We never hope to get pulled over when driving, but inevitably it happens. When it does, be sure that you know your rights in order [...]

Here is why It’s not cute and endearing when your partner texts and calls all the time.

Know when constant contact is abuse, not affection.

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