What Common Challenges Are Young Adults Facing Today?

Every generation has its own struggles, and it can be tough for older generations to relate to and understand the things that are making today’s young adults and soon-to-be-adults worry. Of course, the challenges vary widely depending on who you ask – young adults of different races, income levels, and geographic locations often have different […]

Experimenting with Drugs Can Lead to Substance Abuse

Many people assume that experimentation with substances is just a normal part of the teenage years – a phase that most people go through on their way to adulthood. That can be true, but it isn’t always the case and can eventually lead to substance abuse. For one thing, many teens never use substances at […]

Is Social Media Impacting Youth Depression?

Youth depression is becoming a noticeable issue nationwide. The rate at which teenagers and young adults report depression has been on the rise for some time now, and some evidence suggests that social media may be one of the reasons why. Researchers have found a correlation between social media use and the rising rates of […]

Raising Teen Depression Awareness Helps Reduce the Stigma

Mental health is discussed more widely today than it ever has been in the past, and it’s easy to believe that knowledge like teen depression awareness is at an all time high. But that’s not the case. Many people are still unaware of what depression really looks like, and therefore, people who suffer from it […]

How Parents Can Raise Teen Driver Safety Awareness

For many teens, learning to drive is one of the biggest rites of passage they’ll experience before becoming full-fledged adults. It’s exciting and offers them previously unheard-of levels of freedom and autonomy. However, it’s also dangerous and parents should take steps to raise teen driver safety awareness. Motor vehicle accidents are the number one cause of […]

Understanding Why Teens Become Bullies: How Can You Help

No parent wants their kids to be bullies, and it’s upsetting to find out that your child has been doing the bullying. This can be hard for parents to understand. Most parents believe that they’ve taught their children to be polite, kind, and respectful of others. So why would your teen resort to bullying behaviors? […]

How Bullied Teens Can Get Back to Living a Normal Life

Bullying is traumatic for the victims. Many bullied teens have a difficult time getting over the experience. Bullying can affect a teenager’s self-confidence and interfere with their ability to complete tasks, follow their regular routine, and enjoy the things that they normally enjoy. Understanding how bullying affects teens is an important aspect of helping teenagers […]

The Importance of Mental Illness Awareness in Schools

Did you know that the average age that people start showing early signs of mental illness is 14 years old? This is one of many reasons why schools need to be involved in mental illness awareness. Take a look at some of the things that you should know about mental illness awareness and why it’s […]

6 Ways to Take Action in Raising Mental Illness Awareness

Mental health issues can affect anybody. There are no rules about spreading mental illness awareness – it could happen to you, to a friend of yours, or to a family member. Unfortunately, despite ongoing research and advancements in the field of mental health issues and treatment, many people have misunderstandings or incorrect assumptions about mental […]