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.
Recently, you may have heard a lot about so-called designer drugs, and how they’re commonly available to teenagers. Although those certainly pose dangers, young people are often able to find drugs in a location that’s much more accessible: The home medicine cabinet. That’s not a reason to be paranoid and avoid keeping prescription drugs on hand when they’re needed, but it’s a good idea to at least store them securely to prevent misuse by teens who feel compelled to conform to behaviors encouraged by peers.
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.
The Teen and Police Service Academy’s (T.A.P.S. Academy) goal is to reduce the social distance between at-risk youth and law enforcement. This goal will be accomplished through learning, interaction and discussion between at-risk youth and the law enforcement personnel that serve their communities. The data provided displays information surveyed on effectiveness from the 2011 semester.
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.
The astronomical price tag may be keeping some high schoolers from participating in one of the most memorable social events of their youth: The Prom. According to a 2012 Visa survey, the average cost of prom is at an all-time high. Parents are expected to shell out big bucks to make this one-night event happen for their child, but most are scrambling to do it.
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.
You may currently be the parent of a teenager and wondering what the hell you’ve gotten yourself into. But do you have it worse than parents of the past? We all know that kids will be kids, but how much do they change over the course of a generation?This fun infographic from Best Education Degrees compares kids as they are today to how they were 30 years ago.
Though teenagers might not have much money yet, the financial habits they are forming now will shape their financial future for decades to come. Whether they earn $20 per week or $200, discussing good money management skills now will get them on the right path. The following infographic will show you how you can help.
Teen pregnancy has been an issue of major concern across the world, and it has been so since ages. The impact here is not just on the population but also on the associated health risks through other related issues like abortion, mental trauma, and lack of medical care. This Infographic looks at some of the shocking, alarming and surprising facts and stats on teen pregnancy.