Our goal is for them to become mindful contributors to their communities and to promote these activities within their environments. It helps girls learn skills to build their circle of influence and the tools to navigate goal setting. It is vital that girls learn how to form peer relationships that offer support and positive environments and foster growth and self esteem. Working hard to achieve all your goals is great, but giving yourself some love and […]. There are so many people in the world, how do we know who to be friends with? Feeling intimidated?
Depression Strikes Today's Teen Girls Especially Hard
Study links screen time to suicidal thoughts in teen girls
Picture this: You know you've got to buy a gift for the teen girl in your life the big holiday is here, folks! Now you're stressed because honestly, what does being a "teen" even mean? The age range spans from middle school to college, after all. Plus, it always feels like whatever you buy them, they're just going to return anyway in exchange for something better. Which, fair, but you want to be the cool person who gives them cool gifts they don't hate! Sound familiar
High Blood Pressure in Kids and Teens
Across the globe, nine out of 10 children are in lockdown in their homes as part of the response to the coronavirus pandemic. Schools are closed, social services are disrupted and movement is curtailed as families shelter in their homes. But for too many young girls, their homes are not safe places. Experience shows that during health emergencies, children—especially young girls—face increased risk of sexual exploitation and abuse. We are already beginning to see a rise in domestic abuse during the shutdown, and experts predict that sexual abuse of children, especially young girls, is also going to increase as the crisis continues.
Depression has become increasingly common among American teenagers — especially teen girls, who are now almost three times as likely as teen boys to have had recent experiences with depression. One-in-five teenage girls — or nearly 2. While teenage girls are more likely to have faced depression than their male peers, they are also more likely to have received treatment by seeing a professional or taking medication. The number of adults who had experienced depression also increased from Adults who have experienced depression are treated at higher rates than teens.