The Hidden Danger in Your Social Media Feeds

Social media can have serious negative mental health impacts. Rather than give it up completely, know the risks and how use social media in a balanced, mindful way. Vicarious traumatization is real and can have serious effects including PTSD.

10 months after Valley teen’s assault, bill targeting social media-driven attacks becomes state law

Jordan's Law (CA AB 1542) will increase penalties for all those involved in social media motivated assaults. Talk with your teens about what assault is and how to avoid becoming criminally liable, even if they thought they were just filming a friend making a joke.

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

Is your parenting style inadvertently creating a bully?

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 had a conversation with parents or guardians about sexual harrassment. Consider this guideline and start the dialogue now in your own family.

Guns play an outsized role in deaths from terrorist attacks, especially in the U.S

Although guns are used in less than 10% of terrorist attacks globally, they produce more than 50% of the deaths from terrorist attacks--particularly true for the US.

Teen Bullies And Victims Face Higher Suicide Risk

The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that doctors regularly screen all teenagers for suicide risk in light of evidence that nearly 20% of students surveyed by the CDC say they had seriously considered suicide in the past 12 months and data the AAP has clearly establishing the relationship between bullying and suicide for both [...]

Is your child a cyberbully and if so, what should you do?

Teaching kids not to cyberbully is just as important as teaching them to speak up if they are cyberbullied.

Perfect Solution To Help Stop Bullying

Bullying and Sexual Harassment at School

A look at the relationship between bullying and sexual harassment and how social-emotional learning programs can help reduce bullying and prevent sexual harassment in school.  While we have a better understanding today of bullying in early adolescents and its long term effects, and we also see evidence of how bullying employs and possibly even provokes [...]

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