Local twitter is quietly but powerfully becoming the social media choice for many teens. It's popular in attracting suburban teens who pontificate about their lives in their small circles. While it can be intimate, the appeal of local twitter is knowing that tweets can be retweeted quickly and possibly go viral.
Marketed for younger children, Facebook's "Messenger Kids" claims to be a safe alternative for young kids as they segue into the world of social media. However, child health experts strongly disagree siting many reasons that children need not be exposed to social media so young.
Knowing mental health first aid could be life saving for someone who is considering suicide. A course taught by a mental health instructor has been instrumental in teaching people some helpful hints on handling a loved one who may be considering ending his/her life.
Following in the footsteps of the UK, Ireland will recognize psychological abuse as a crime, thus giving legal recourse to victims of controlling or coercive behavior.
During a mass shooting, the most effective place to focus is on the patients not the perpetrators. If civilians and first responders are equipped with how to handle trauma, they can be instrumental in saving lives.
Young, college educated women are more likely to report their experiences with sexual harassment not because it s more common for them, but rather because they can better identify their victimization.
Sleeping with or in proximity to one's phone can be a true health risk. Say goodnight to your phone and keep it at least an arm's distance away.
In wake of workplace sexual harassment coming to the forefront, there is some confusion about its definition. When does complimenting a colleague or asking a co-worker on a date constitute harassment? The answer is both complicated and conversation worthy. Read More