Teens have many questions and many times they are not sure who to ask. The links below are from the National Institutes of Health Medline Plus and Children's Hospital Boston, trusted websites. They deal with a variety of issues. Each link takes you to a page where there are many articles dealing with the subject matter. These can be used when you plan events that center around kids/teens in your church. Don't see what you need? Send us an email and we'll research and find the info for you!
As a teenager, you go through many changes. For one thing, your body is on its way to becoming its adult size. Learn about general teen health here.
Stressed? Most teens are whether their parents know it or not. Trying to juggle too much, trying to make the grades, trying to get along with your family. trying to fit in with your friends...all of these can add to stress that can take its toll. And sometimes that can lead to much bigger problems that need to be addressed. Click here for more information.
Who isn't concerned about teen violence in today's world? From bullying to actual physical violence, as parents and teens we are all exposed to horrific stories and many have personally touched our lives. Explore the topics surrounding teen violence today.
Teenage pregnancy is a fact of life. And many teens do not get the care they need to have a healthy pregnancy. Read here for more info.
Nutrition is such an important part of growing up. In today's hurried world however, it is sometimes the last thing we think about. However, poor nutrition can lead to all kinds of problems later in life including diabetes and heart disease. Click this link and find out how kids should be eating to ensure a healthy life now and later!
Drug abuse is a serious problem in our society. And it affects all us in some way. Find out more about this public health issue by clicking here.
Change is the name of the game as we grow and develop. And sometimes those changes can be scary. This link addresses puberty, sexual health and related development topics.