Technology Contract for Families

Here is a guide to contracts and agreements for digital kids. Additional resources and contracts can be found on the Screenagers site.

Does Social Media increase depression?

Today, I’m excited to share with you a conversation with Dr. Jean Twenge. Dr. Twenge is a professor of psychology at San Diego State …

Time to Clean out Medicine Cabinets

During this time of getting organized, Youth Connections would like to remind everyone when cleaning out closets, don’t forget the bathroom and medicine …

To Boost Mental Health, Start With Your Body

Your brain controls your body and your body fuels your brain. In order to understand how to begin to boost your mental health, …

What Iceland Knows About Preventing Teen Drug Abuse that the Rest of the World Doesn’t

Iceland tops the European table for the cleanest-living teens. The percentage of 15 and 16 year olds who have been drunk in the …

Not Your Dad’s Marijuana…

http://www.nbcnews.com/health/kids-health/pediatricians-warn-against-pot-use-not-your-dad-s-marijuana-n726081#pt0-399657

Smart Kids Are More Likely to Experiment with Pot and Alcohol

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Grades and Pot Use

Drinking only reduces college student grades when marijuana is also in the mix (not booze alone). Read more here.

April Activities for the Month of the…..

So much going on in April centered around kids and families.  Check these out! April 1: Kick-off #4thekids April 3: Go Blue! Wear …

It’s important to talk to kids about underage drinking before spring break

Parents, Teachers: Play It Safe During Spring Break. Talk About Underage Drinking Before the Party Starts 03/23/2017 For many high school and college …

Five Gifts Athletes Need From Coaches

A great read from Tim Elmore FIVE GIFTS ATHLETES NEED FROM COACHES Recently, I had the opportunity to share with the NACDA (National …