Results 31–40 of 44
Title Date
31.

Depression

Number FS006

What is depression? Depression is a set of feelings of sadness, loss of pleasure, helplessness, and hopelessness that persist over time, for at least 2 weeks. Depression can be linked to alcohol ...

January 2009

32.

Acquaintance and Date Rape

Number FS002

What is rape or sexual assault? Any genital, oral, or anal penetration without consent (permission) is rape. Rape is a crime. Nothing a person does justifies being raped. Inappropriate touching also ...

January 2009

33.

Acne

Number FS001

What is acne? Acne occurs when the pores of the skin become clogged with oil; Bacteria become trapped in the pore and irritate the skin and hair follicle; The irritation around the plugged pore and h...

January 2009

34.

Alcohol Use-A Fact Sheet for Parents

Number FS028

As parents or guardians of teenagers, what should you know about alcohol use? Alcohol is the drug most often used and abused by teenagers; Alcohol use includes beer, wine, wine coolers, hard liquor,...

January 2009

35.

Alcohol Use

Number FS003

What should you know about alcohol use? Alcohol is the drug most often used and abused by teenagers; Alcohol use includes beer, wine, wine coolers, hard liquor, and mixed drinks; Alcohol is a chemica...

January 2009

36.

Media and Body Image

Number FS014

Media play a large role in young people’s lives today, including television and music (radio and recordings), videos and movies, computers, print media, and video games. Along with many positive asp...

January 2009

37.

Internet Safety - A Fact Sheet for Parents

Number FS031

The Internet, including web sites, e-mail, chat rooms, social networking web sites, and instant messaging, is increasingly part of young people’s lives. Risks of Internet use by adolescents are an in...

January 2009

38.

Menstrual Periods

Number FS016

What is a menstrual period? Vaginal bleeding that occurs in adolescent girls and women as a result of hormonal changes. It usually happens in a predictable pattern, once a month, and is a sign you a...

January 2009

39.

Menstrual Cramps and Dysmenorrhea

Number FS015

What causes menstrual cramps? When most girls begin their menstrual cycles, muscle cramps in the uterus are caused by contractions that lead to discomfort and pain. The body produces a chemical call...

January 2009

40.

Media and Body Image - A Fact Sheet for Parents

Number FS032

How can the media have an impact on a teenager’s body image? Media play a large, and often negative, role in shaping young women’s ideas about how they should look, including television and music (r...

January 2009