March 2014 Beyond Hollywood: Heroin Headlines Report Teen Use Nationwide Last summer’s headline news was the heroin-related death of Glee star Cory Monteith, best known for playing television’s clean-cut high school football star Finn Hudson. Last month’s headline was Philip Seymour Hoffman, also known to teens for his role as head gamemaker Plutarch Heavensbee in […]
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February 2014 Research: Positive Ethnic Identity Boosts Positive Behavior The more positively minority youth feel about their ethnicity or race, the fewer symptoms of depression and emotional and behavior problems they have, according to a new meta-analysis published in the journal Child Development. Researchers at Brown University, the University of Minnesota, Arizona State […]
February 2014 Pew Research: Teen Relationship with Facebook is Complicated and Evolving As Facebook marks its 10th anniversary this month, Pew Research Center reports that among teens, the total number of users remains high — 73 percent of teens 12 to 17 years old are on the social media site. Focus group research reports […]