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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: Yourteenmag.com 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: HDNews.net 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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