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Suicide - A Social Issue Facing Middle and High School Youth Today

Suicide - A Social Issue Facing Middle and High School Youth Today
Suicides among young people is a serious problem. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for children, adolescents and young adults aged 15-24 years old. Since the beginning of COVID suicide has increased in at-risk teens and young adults.

Ten Social Issues Facing Middle Schoolers

Ten Social Issues Facing Middle Schoolers
1. Stress

These young people in middle school have stress in their life. They may have negative thoughts or feelings about themselves. Their bodies are changing and that is stressful. They may have family problems such as separation or divorce of parents. They may have issues with their friends. Hanging with the wrong crowd can be stressful.  Some may live in unsafe environments. They make take on too many activities. Others live in poverty, or their families are facing financial or medical problems. If they have to change schools, this can be a major stressor.

How At-Risk Troubled Youth Become Troubled Adults

How At-Risk Troubled Youth Become Troubled Adults

ARISE Life Skills Curriculum help youth deal with the events and challenges of everyday life. After participating in the ARISE life skills groups youth acquire a new sense of well-being, they are engaged in learning and motivated to make positive changes in their lives.

Helping Young Children Get a Head Start to Learning

Helping Young Children Get a Head Start to Learning
ARISE Life Skills Lessons for Head Start Programs can be utilized by Head Start Programs to improve school readiness by emphasizing social and emotional skills and providing healthy mental and physical development.

Aids and Barriers to Communicating With At-Risk Youth

Aids and Barriers to Communicating With At-Risk Youth
It’s not possible to help someone if you can’t communicate with them. These aids and barriers to communicating with at-risk youth will foster understanding.

10 Ways Parents Can Help Their At-Risk Teens

10 Ways Parents Can Help Their At-Risk Teens
Parenting is rewarding, exhausting, and emotional. It’s frightening when kids are troubled. Here are 10 ways parents can help their at-risk teens.

The Benefits of Participating in After-School Programs

The Benefits of Participating in After-School Programs
After-school programs provide an extended safe haven and so much more for students. Learn about the benefits of participating in after-school programs. 

5 Tips for Helping & Empowering At-Risk Youth

5 Tips for Helping & Empowering At-Risk Youth
5 Tips for Helping & Empowering At-Risk Youth

How To Know the Difference Between Stress and Anxiety

How To Know the Difference Between Stress and Anxiety
Difficult emotions often have physical manifestations. Learn how to know the difference between stress and anxiety to help choose the right kind of help.

Tips for Building Self-Esteem in At-Risk Youth

Tips for Building Self-Esteem in At-Risk Youth

Low self-esteem gets children in trouble. Use these tips for building self-esteem in at-risk youth to help them build better lives starting in kindergarten.

Careers for Helping At-Risk Kids and Teens

Careers for Helping At-Risk Kids and Teens
If you care about helping troubled kids, research careers for helping at-risk kids and teens. Here’s some information to get you started on your career search.

Is There a Self-Destruct Button Embedded in At-Risk Kids?

Is There a Self-Destruct Button Embedded in At-Risk Kids?
At-risk teen behavior can be volatile and confusing. Teens can go from docile to raging in seconds. Is there a self-destruct button embedded in at-risk kids?