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Screen Time and Teens: How to Manage It

Screen Time and Teens: How Much is Healthy? Teens are spending more time on their devices than ever before. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that on average, teens spend 7.5 hours in front of a screen for entertainment alone – not including screen time...

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Depression Among Teen Girls on the Rise

A recent CDC study revealed alarming statistics about the mental health of teenage girls. Nearly three in five expressed feeling persistently sad or hopeless in 2021 -- a nearly 60 percent increase from 2011. An estimated one in three seriously considered attempting suicide, up early 60%...

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Back to School!

As the summer winds down, children and youth across the nation are returning to in-person learning for this school year. While the back-to-school season can bring a few jitters for most children, some experience increased anxiety and other mental health challenges.  Children and youth may...

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