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Saturday

12

March 2011

Drug Abuse Interventions are Successful in California

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, california, drug, drugs, risk, substance, teen, teenage, teenagers, youth

Many people from California are drug abusers – that is a fact. Unfortunately, a lot of them are children and young people, that are not aware of consequences and do not want to take advices and reject assistance. In these cases, well-performed intervention can be of great help.   When we mention drug abuse intervention, people may think of unpleasant situations, screaming, crying or even violence. This is not the…

Wednesday

02

March 2011

Do You Have Signs of Bad Parenting – Question for New York Parents

by At-Risk.org Staff, on bad, new york, parenting, parents, risk, teenagers, teens, youth

Bad parenting is main thing that creates bad behavior in children. Most of the parents from New York are good, loving parents, but unfortunately – not all of them are. These parents put their children at risk of living an undisciplined life, with many psychological scars from their childhood. There are many signs of bad parenting. Parents are to study as many of them as they can, so they could…

Wednesday

27

January 2010

Self Defense

by At-Risk.org Staff, on actions, armed, attack, attacker, defend, defense, defense mechanism, effect, harm, legal, personal, protect, risk, self defense, situations, technique

There are situations where one needs to protect him or herself from getting physically harmed. These include when the presence, intentions and actions of another person or other persons put you in danger of having your body harmed or your property or even another person for whom you take responsibility. This protection is called self defense. In the law, there is a provision for self defense since the authorities charged…

Saturday

23

January 2010

Job Safety for Teens

by At-Risk.org Staff, on adult, employer, environment, equipment, experience, health risks, injury, job safety, job safety teens, jobs, measures, regulations, risk, safe, safety regulations, skill, teen, teens jobs, trained, work

The likelihood of sustaining a form of injury at work is much higher for teenagers than it is for adults placed in the same set of working conditions. Since most of  these teenagers will find themselves in periods of time when they will require to take up jobs especially during summer, it is necessary that guardians, employers and the youngsters to be familiar with job safety for teens. To start…

Monday

18

January 2010

Harmful effects of common drugs

by At-Risk.org Staff, on addiction, alcohol abuse, blood pressure, cancer, depressants, drugs, ecstasy, effects, heart, heartbeat, liver, lung, marijuana, problems, risk, stimulants, stomach, teens, tobacco smoke

Some of the common drugs that teens are involved in are alcohol, marijuana, heroine, cocaine, crack, amphetamines, methamphetamines, ecstasy, PCP, mushrooms, steroid, tobacco, Lysergic Acid Diethyl amide or LSD, Ritalin, and designer drugs. There are other drugs you should look at through this link. All teens and parents should know the facts – these drugs have side effects, even when taken in small quantities. Although different drugs have different effects on…

Thursday

14

January 2010

All about body mass calculators and how they works

by At-Risk.org Staff, on body, body mass calculator, body mass index, calculator, circumference, diabetes, height, indicator, kilograms, malnutrition, mass, morbidly, obese, online, overweight, problems, risk, waist, weight

A body mass calculator, or a BMI calculator, calculates the body mass index, or the BMI. Body mass index is the ratio of your mass in kilograms to the square of your height in meters. Alternatively, you can get the BMI by dividing the weight in pounds by the height in inches squared and then multiplying this by 703. This is important for people in the United States where pounds,…

Wednesday

06

January 2010

Using the internet to find schools, colleges, and libraries

by At-Risk.org Staff, on advantages, college, convenient, libraries, online, research, risk, school, schools colleges, search, sources

You can find schools, colleges, and/or libraries by simply walking around the town in search of one, by going through magazines, by getting recommendations from people who have previously used them, or by researching online. Each of these options has some advantages and disadvantages, but the advantages of finding schools, colleges, and/or libraries through the internet are more and the disadvantages are fewer. One reason you should find…

Monday

04

January 2010

Benefits of having a GPA calculator

by At-Risk.org Staff, on applications, benefits, calculate gpa, colleges, courses, eligible, gpa calculator, risk, scholarships, student, universities, universities qualified

There are many benefits of having your own grade point average or GPA calculator. It is easy and cheap to get one because they are readily available online. Many colleges and universities have their own GPA calculators, but if it does not or if you are still in high school, some are available for sale and they will not cost you much. One advantage of a GPA calculator is that…