Adolescents, mental health, and TikTok use

At the 2022 Pediatric Academic Societies meeting, Bradley Kerr, MS shared research on how adolescents really feel about TikTok when it comes to mental health support and peer comparison. — Read on

Study suggests early self-awareness of autism leads to better quality of life

People who learn they are autistic when they are younger may have a heightened quality of life and sense of well-being in adulthood. — Read on

‘We are going to all have to be vigilant’: How we can best respond to teens’ mental health crisis

This trio of Dallas mental health advocates has heard so many recent stories of young lives lost to suicide that they hardly knew which to share… — Read on

Both Mothers and Friends Shape Adolescent Self-esteem

A new longitudinal study takes a deep dive into adolescent self-esteem and the role that parents – specifically mothers – and friends play in shaping how youth feel about themselves. — Read on

After the best year in history to be among the super-rich, one of America’s 745 billionaires wonders: ‘What’s enough? What’s the answer?’

This is a fascinating article on one man’s journey from poverty to wealth. He asks deep questions, ponders his life, and works through his legacy. — Read on

Supportive early childhood environments can help decrease effects of trauma

Take a look and remember this: you could be the person who helps someone with unspeakable tragedy — Read on