Hi, everyone! This time around, I wanted to focus on something important coming up for teens – seniors in particular. Let’s just say it sucks, it’s time consuming, and some parts, pointless. Can you guess? COLLEGE APPLICATIONS!!! Why am I talking about this? I chose this because it is actually hindering me from blogging on […]
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Hello, everyone! I’m sure you’re all wondering where I have been and why the next article in the depression series hasn’t been posted yet. Well, I’m in Las Vegas!!! While I’ve been here, I’ve witnessed a few things and thought I’d offer you some food for thought. My mother-in-law and I were waiting in line […]
I’m very excited to present our 2010-2011 Annual Report to the Community! In the report, we outline the many ways in which we were able to reach 8,962 teens over the past year. Some additional highlights include: The number of teen births dropped again in 2010! Births to Washington County teenagers (ages 15-19) have dropped […]
This World AIDS Day, make a pledge to get yourself tested. If you’re a teen in Washington County, you can get free, confidential testing at the Washington County Health Department. In addition, the Health Department is the only location in the area that offers rapid screening via a simple finger prick, meaning you’ll get your […]
Okay so…Teen Mom 2! As MOST of us (unfortunately) know, Season 2 of Teen Mom 2 is coming back Tuesday, December 6th. I want to know everyone’s take on this – how do you think it is affecting teens today? I personally think it is – wait for it – good for teens. I mean, […]
Have you ever heard that someone is supposedly depressed and, knowing the person, said to yourself, “What do you mean they’re depressed? They have everything! They have nothing to be depressed about!” Well friends, here’s a crazy fact about depression: it does not discriminate. Depression can affect anyone, at any time. Unfortunately, no one is […]
We’re pretty psyched about the latest news from the Center for Disease Control (CDC): the 2010 U.S. teen birth rate is now at the lowest level ever reported! The 9% drop from 2009 to 2010 is the steepest since 1946 & 1947. Sarah Brown, CEO of The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, […]
Hi, everyone! Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Branda. I will be posting weekly about all things CRAZY! That’s right, I said it. I will be writing about your mental health. What exactly is mental health and why in the world should you even bother to read about such a thing!? When I refer […]
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