Weed is becoming as common place in our schools as textbooks and raging hormones. Teen marijuana use is at a 30 year high and the really scary thing is that more and more teens think using weed isn’t a big deal and that it’s a “safe” drug. Truth is, this is not the case. The following infographic from HelpYourTeenNow explains why.
How many teens are smoking pot? Find out who’s toking in this infographic. It also includes information about the real harms of marijuana, including the long term effects of smoking pot, especially on the brain after adolescent initiation of use (weed affects IQ). And a short section on how to intervene with teenagers in order to address drug abuse problems.
This infographic talks about the most dangerous dates for teenagers to drive, provides some staggering statistics, suggests tactics for parents to use in educating their children on driving safety, and offers recommendations on the safest automobiles.
Parenting has been a frightening proposition since the beginning of time, but parents today are faced with challenges no generation has ever faced: raising children who have spent their entire lives immersed in the Internet and social media. Here Best Counseling Degrees takes a look at the threats and the safeguards that make a virtually impossible task manageable. The big bad Internet can be tamed, and your kids can be kept safe.
This infographic by Mobile Spy explores how teens use their mobile phones. Armed with an iPhone or Android, children find plenty of ways to spend valuable time with their device. Parents can find out exactly how their children use their phones without needing to stand over their shoulder every step of the way.
One in five teens ages 16–19 who had fatal car accidents in 2010 were under the influence of alcohol. Fortunately, there are fewer teens drinking and driving now than in recent years. The following infographic from Total DUI looks at some surrent statistics regarding teens and drunk driving.
From paying allowances to opening bank accounts, when it comes to teenagers and money, parents often play the role of employer, teacher and financial advisor. Money management for teenagers can be challenging, but with the Money 101 guide, parents can learn how to promote saving over spending.
Everyone knows teens are wild for their phones (75% of 12-17-year-olds have them!), but how are parents coping? The following infographic from Safely looks at mobile phone usage data from their network of users to show the true story of the new mobile craze.