Building Good Relationships for Teens One of the most important things in a teen’s world is making and maintaining good relationships. From friends to boyfriends or girlfriends, these relationships give many teens a sense of belonging and a peer group that helps them to cope with the daily stresses of school and of life.
How to Motivate Older Students by Discussing Careers Inspiring students to do well in school is not only the job of teachers and school counselors. Parents can help children become motivated by showing them how "boring" schoolwork can help them reach their goals for the future.
Part IV. Smoking Dangers: Lifting the "Smoke Screens" Smoking is a very dangerous and addictive habit. Not only does it have serious health consequences, it has been proven to visibly age your skin (a detail that will prevent many teens from picking up a cigarette!) Learn the facts about the dangers of smoking for kids.
III. When the Teen Drinker Becomes the Adult Alcoholic Alcohol is illegal for those under the age of 21 for a reason. Teenager's brains are not fully developed before then, limiting their ability to make wise decisions. Early abuse of alcohol can have a detrimental affect on their development. Learn how to talk to your teen about the dangers of alcohol.
Your Kids and Drugs in the Age of “Easy Access" In today's day and age, it is easier than ever for kids to access drugs and other harmful substances. Many get drugs from their friends and classmates, but students can also order drugs online. Learn how you as a parent can prevent your child from getting involved in drug use.