Category Archives: Teen Safety

Save Your Skin

After a long and snowy winter the sun has finally made an appearance! If you are anything like me that means you are ready to hit the beach and spend a lot more time outdoors. More time soaking up rays makes it even more important…

Depressed Teen

Sexual Abuse in the News

The issue of child sexual abuse made a lot of headlines recently when it was revealed that Josh Duggar, whose family starred in the TLC reality show “19 Kids and Counting”, had sexually abused five young girls when he was a teenager, including four of…

Amy’s Story

Amy Caruso was 15 years old when she first smoked marijuana. By the time she turned 17 she was using cocaine, ecstasy, and pain killers. She wrote in her diary: “I thought I could get away with just smoking pot in high school and controlling…

Ringing in the New Year!

Everyone seems to be swept up in the flurry of the holiday season and sooner than we know it 2015 will be knocking on our door! But, before that happens, we have to give this past year its proper due, right? After all we had…

Staying Safe on Campus

As winter gets closer in New England, the days become shorter and the nights become longer. This means that it gets dark as early as 4:30pm. If you are a college student there are several important safety tips to be aware of especially if you…

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Your Text Can Wait

Did you know that teenagers like us spend about 60 minutes a day on our cellphones? Yeah I know that’s a whole lot of texting, checking our Facebook page and other social media we use. But when is it the right time to put our…