Vaping (E-cigs) are the most common tobacco product used by our kids. They are NOT a safe alternative to cigarette smoking. 24% of 8th graders and 40% of high schoolers report vaping during their lifetime.
(Source: 2019 Monitoring the Future survey)
Anxiety: Nearly 1 in 3 adolescents (ages 13-18) will experience an anxiety disorder – a 20% increase in five years. (National Institute of Health) A national state of emergency for child and adolescent mental health has been declared.
Cyberbullying is bullying that happens using a digital device (cell phone, computer, or tablet). It occurs when someone circulates negative, false, harmful or mean content about someone else. A common avenue for cyberbullying is on social media such as Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and TikTok.
Finally, an updated, easy-to-read, visually appealing, practical guide for parents raising kids K-12. Raise your awareness on today’s toughest parenting issues: anxiety, vaping, cyberbullying, depression, suicide, self-harm, eating disorders, screentime, social media, apps, sexting, porn, human trafficking, alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, prescription drugs, opioids, dating, parties, sleepovers, gaming and more.VISIT STORE
Get ready to learn about how substances and other risky behavior affect the teen brain, the role of genetics in addiction, and implications for prevention and treatment. Dr. Crystal Collier, author of The NeuroWhereAbouts Guide, teaches the science of risky behavior to students, families, and clinicians across the country and every parent can utilize the information in daily parenting interactions.
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