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Wednesday

13

October 2010

Pressuring Parents โ€“ How to Deal with Them

by At-Risk.org Staff, on at risk blog, at risk youth, parent pressure, pressuring parents, teen pressure

We all want what is best for our kids, sometimes from that wish we become something else not so pleasant, boring and pressuring parents that don’t listen to their children. Well if your parents are like this and you feel pressured and yours and their opinions never match and you feel like you have to follow only their wishes there are certain things that need to change. First…

Saturday

18

September 2010

Teens Need a Goal

by At-Risk.org Staff, on at risk blog, at risk youth, goal setting, teen goal setting, teen goals, Teens Need a Goal

Even the most talented kids with high intelligence, talents, set of skills and great learning abilities can fail if they don’t have a goal. If you point your child into the right direction and teach him about goal setting you can be sure that your child will move in the right direction and make his dreams come true. So the question is how to avoid a scenario where…

Friday

17

September 2010

Teen Pregnancy Risks

by At-Risk.org Staff, on at risk blog, at risk youth, risks of teen pregnancy, teen pregnancy, Teen Pregnancy Risks

One of the most alarming facts is that the US is a country with one of the highest rates of teen pregnancy in the world. In the past ten years that number has been declining, but we are still one of the top countries when teen pregnancy is in question. According to recent studies it was concluded that: -    One out of three teenagers will become pregnant…

Thursday

16

September 2010

Is Your Teacher a Bully?

by At-Risk.org Staff, on at risk blog, at risk youth, bullied by a teacher, Is Your Teacher a Bully, teacher bully, teacher bullying

Unfortunately not all teachers are the same, in fact, not all teachers are what we are hoping them to be. Not all of them are cheerful, eager to teach and help their students, some teachers are in fact looking forward to shortened hours, holidays and the power that comes with being a teacher, and in other words, some teachers are bullies. If you think that your teacher is a bully…

Tuesday

14

September 2010

Teen Suicide Warning Signs

by At-Risk.org Staff, on at risk blog, at risk youth, teen depression, Teen suicide, Teen Suicide Warning Signs, teen warning signs, Warning Signs, warning signs of suicide

Teens are prone to depression even more than adults, and unfortunately that depression and many other reasons lead to teen suicide. A recent study showed that 4 out of 5 teens that attempted to commit suicide showed warning signs prior to the attempt. This is why it is of the utmost importance that you know what teen suicide warning signs are in order to prevent your teen from attempting such…

Monday

13

September 2010

Warning Signs of Teen Drug Abuse

by At-Risk.org Staff, on at risk blog, at risk youth, teen drug abuse, Teen Substance Abuse, Warning Signs, Warning Signs of Teen Drug Abuse

Probably the most horrible things that can happen to a teen and his family is drug abuse. The only way to battle this problem is intervention, the sooner you notice the signs the better, but in most cases teenagers are using drugs for months before anyone notices. In some cases when parents find out about the drug abuse by their teen child they underestimate the seriousness of the issue. If…

Sunday

12

September 2010

Warning Signs of Teen Depression

by At-Risk.org Staff, on at risk blog, at risk youth, teen depression, ten emotional issues, Warning Signs of Teen Depression

Teen depression is a common problem with today’s teens. Reason for depression are many, being left out by their peers, bad performance in school, bad relationship with parents and many other reasons. Whatever the reason for depression one thing is certain, it affects our kids on a serious level, but fortunately teen depression can be solved, but first you need to identify the issue. It is the job…

Sunday

12

September 2010

What is Emotional Abuse

by At-Risk.org Staff, on at risk blog, at risk youth, emotional abuse, emotional harassment, mental abuse, mental injury, psychological abuse, verbal abuse, What is Emotional Abuse

Emotional abuse or also known as psychological abuse, mental abuse, mental injury and verbal abuse includes acts by one or more people that will cause or have caused very serious cognitive, behavioral, mental and emotional disorders in a person. There are too many types of emotional abuse and it can be done by either parents, family members, siblings, friends, even teachers and peers. In most cases emotional abuse is straightforward,…

Saturday

11

September 2010

Dealing with Emotional Eating

by At-Risk.org Staff, on at risk blog, at risk youth, Dealing with Emotional Eating, emotional eater, emotional eating, emotional hunger, feeding your emotions

What is emotional eating? It is a way to deal with feelings through eating to put it simply. We all do that, every single one of has done something that would classify as emotional eating at least once in our lives, but unlike most people there are those that have that as a disorder and can’t help themselves. We all eat out of boredom, but emotional eaters do…

Saturday

11

September 2010

Parents Fighting, How to Deal With It?

by At-Risk.org Staff, on adults arguing, at risk blog, at risk youth, dealing with parents fighting, parents arguing, parents fighting

Most of teenagers fight with their parents, but what happens when parents fight between each other? In most cases teens dread the thought, it is very hard dealing with parents fighting and yelling at each other. Unfortunately most teenagers don’t know how to deal with this situation and they start having all sorts of ideas, like parents not loving each other anymore, or they are getting divorced, teens…