With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there’s a likely culprit

In a new paper published in Clinical Psychological Science, my colleagues and I found that the increases in depression, suicide attempts and suicide appeared among teens from every background – more privileged and less privileged, across all races and ethnicities and in every region of the country. All told, our analysis found that the generation of teens I call “iGen” – those born after 1995 – is much more likely to experience mental health issues than their millennial predecessors.

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Sex Trafficking Victim Forced to Have Abortion: “When I Was Forced to Kill My Baby, I Wanted to Die Too”

A girl, we’ll call her Jane, was forced into the sex trade then forced to have an abortion by her older “boyfriend”. “Nobody asked me if I wanted the abortion. It was one thing to be forced to have sex, but when I was forced to kill my baby, I wanted to die,…

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Teen Entrepreneur Runs Sneaker Business Out of Family’s Virginia Home

This Arlington high schooler runs a designer shoe #business out of his house. (The red ones are Louboutins) Story on

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