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Promising Futures, Promoting Resiliency Among Children and Youth Experiencing Domestic Violence

This graphic highlights the individual, family, and community protective factors that can help children heal and move on from exposure to domestic vio

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Facebook Is Turning Your Kids Into Drunken Stoners

Facebook Is Turning Your Kids Into Drunken Stoners | CH 13 Scoop Its | Scoop.it
Consider this a follow-up piece to my previous warning that Facebook is turning your children into narcissistic idiots.

 

Is social media to blame or has it just become the convenient scapegoat? Let us know what you think.

In a perplexing find, the study also said that young adults who spend a lot of time on social media sites are better at showing empathy to their online friends.

Now, a new survey is linking social media use to an increase in drug and alcohol use in teens.

The 16th annual “back to school” survey performed by the The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA) asked around 2000 teens and 500 parents about their drug and alcohol use as well as their social media use.

Out of the survey population, 70% said that they spend time on a social networking site every day. According to CASA, these teens are much more likely to use tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana than the 30% who reported no social media use.


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Tavi Leads the Teens-Are-Dumb-on-Twitter Revolt Against Dumb Adults

Tavi Leads the Teens-Are-Dumb-on-Twitter Revolt Against Dumb Adults | CH 13 Scoop Its | Scoop.it
In response to the ongoing #FollowATeen movement, in which grownups examine the tweets of kids to discover how silly most of Twitter is, teens on the social platform are rising up and asking their brethren to #FollowAnAdult — because, as the team...

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Substance Abuse Among Teens; Are Study Drugs Safe?

Substance Abuse Among Teens; Are Study Drugs Safe? | CH 13 Scoop Its | Scoop.it

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