Students who experience bullying are twice as likely as non-bullied peers to experience negative health effects such as headaches and stomachaches. They are also at increased risk for poor school adjustment, sleep difficulties, anxiety, and depression. Students who engage in bullying behaviour are not free from mental health problems. In fact, they are at increased risk for academic problems, substance use, and violent behaviuor later in adolescence and adulthood.
When Body Image is an integral part of one’s identity. While it is normal to not be satisfied about every aspect of your body, this dissatisfaction can become a serious concern when it is excessive and the dissatisfaction restricts normal life activities. Unhealthy and unusual eating habits or exercise patterns could be warning signs that […]
With school begin the stresses of work and social activity. While teens thrive on their peer connections, parents fret about lack of sleep, social distractions and underachievement. It is important to remember that adolescence is a period of intense growth that should culminate in a well-defined sense of self, in addition to skills and knowledge […]