High Functioning Autism and Aspergers Syndrome

There are many questions about the difference between high functioning autism and Aspergers syndrome. We will give a brief overview of both in this post; for more information read the full articles on our site about Asperger Syndrome and Teen Autism. High functioning autism in part of the larger spectrum of disorders referred to simply as Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) or Pervasive Development Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS) disorders. There [...] Continue Reading…

Autism in Teenagers and Autism Statistics 2012

You may have noticed a recent influx in the number of commercials about autism and autism statistics. Probably something about the odds of someone winning the Superbowl or winning the lottery and then ending with the odds of that same person having a child with autism. Autism statistics in 2012 show that as many as 1 in 110 in the United States is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), [...] Continue Reading…

Peer Pressure Statistics and Peer Pressure Facts

In this Peer Pressure Statistics and Peer Pressure Facts article we will take a look at how peer pressure statistics have changed over the past few years and what these peer pressure facts show about the behavior of teens. Peer pressure is generally thought of as the pressure that an individual feels to act in a certain way or make choices in an effort to “fit in” with a [...] Continue Reading…

Risks of Alternative Sex for Teens

There are risks of alternative sex for teens, unfortunately these risks might be pushed to the wayside of a teens’ mind. Many teens might know and understand the risks of having sexual intercourse like sexually transmitted diseases and unintended teen pregnancy and instead will engage in alternative types of sex thinking they are safe. However, because there are so many other risks of alternative sex for teens, it is [...] Continue Reading…

Teen Abstinence – What are the Benefits?

Teen abstinence – what are the benefits? There are many benefits of teen abstinence, 100% protection against teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases are the two biggest. There is no other method of safe sex that can boast these statistics. Of course, one must keep in mind that sexually transmitted diseases (STD) can be transmitted through oral sex, so teen abstinence only from sexual intercourse cannot prevent all STDs. [...] Continue Reading…

PregnantTeenHelp.org Review

PregnantTeenHelp.org is one of the best resources on the web to provide sexually active teens with a resource to learn more about pregnancy, safe sex, pregnancy prevention as well as information about all of your options for those teens who have already discovered they are unexpectedly pregnant. The possibility of being pregnant during ones teen years can be a stressful situation. In most cases, teens are not actively looking [...] Continue Reading…

2011 Teen Drug Abuse Statistics – Drug Abuse Rising

With the release of new 2011 teen drug abuse statistics by the Center on Addiction and Substance Abuses at Columbia University, the numbers show drug abuse is rising among teens after having been in a state of decline over the past 10 years. These new findings of the 2011 teen drug abuse statistics indicate that more teens are turning to marijuana, underage drinking and abusing other addictive drugs and [...] Continue Reading…

Teen Suicide Statistics

Recent teen suicide statistics indicate that there are nearly 7.9 suicides per 100,000 for ages 15 to 24 in the United States. These teen suicide statistics mean that suicide is the third leading cause of death in that age range. Teen suicide statistics around the world have reached about 1.5 million each year.Teen suicide statistics are high for a number of reasons. Being the third cause of death among [...] Continue Reading…

TeenDepression.org Review

Teen depression can be very scary. It is often hard for parents to know how serious a teen’s depression is. With so many changes and stresses in the life of a teen it is not unusual for a teen to have episodes of depression. A parent may or may not even be aware that a teen is depressed. For those parents that know their teen is depressed, they may [...] Continue Reading…

Thinspiration

What is thinspiration? Where do you find thinspiration? Why is thinspiration not a good idea? Find out answers to all these questions about thinspiration in this article. Also learn about Pro-ana, Pro-mia, and pro-eating disorder support and websites. What Is Thinspiration?Thinspiration is a term made by combining the words thin and inspiration. It refers to images of women who are naturally or unnaturally thin that are used by people [...] Continue Reading…