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When a Teen Needs Help, Now They Can Text For It

By Monica Ippolito MFTI Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment/After-School Counseling Program Intern Parents, have you noticed the way that your teens communicate with their friends and family?  If you have spent anytime on a middle or high school campus or seen a group of teens standing around at the movie theater, mall or amusement park then you have […]

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I Was a Smart, Young Woman. So Why Did I Put Up with Domestic Abuse?

Source: By Leslie Morgan Stelner I was 22. I had just graduated from Harvard College with a degree in English. That summer, I moved to New York City for my dream job at Seventeen Magazine. I had no idea that my life would be derailed by a carefully laid physical, financial and psychological trap disguised […]

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Teenage Violence and Abuse Can have Long-term Effects

Source: Judy Caprez is an associate professor of social work at Fort Hays State University. Send your questions in care of the department of sociology and social work, Rarick Hall, FHSU. Q: What are the effects of teen abuse and violence in dating relationships?  A: Teen romantic relationships can have either positive or negative effects. They can enhance […]

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