Reviewed Child Development & Parenting:Adolescence (12-24) Videos Links
(viewing 6 - 10 of 58)Why Teens Are Attracted to Vaping
Research continues to provide new insight into the reinforcing effects of nicotine, and its ability to promote smoking(or vaping). The 2018 Monitoring the Future survey results reports a dramatic increase in teens using vaping devices. In this video NIDA's Director, Dr. Nora Volkow explores why teens may be attracted to vaping – and what they are vaping.Is My High School Student Ready for College? (And Is My College Student Ready to Go Back?)
In this webinar learn how high students can show their parents that they are ready for college. We will explore different situations such as handling their own medication. We will also discuss options for students who are not yet ready and how they can use the extra time at home to help prepare them. Both parents of students preparing for college and parents of college students on a break will leave with strategies to move forward.Advice to Parents | Drugs & College 101
Parents - if you have kids who plan to go to college, they have a lot of things to look forward to: learning new subjects, making new friends, and becoming more independent. There will probably be some new challenges, too, and one of them may be related to drug use. NIDA Director, Dr. Nora Volkow provides insight about the risks of drug use in college and how parents and other adults can help college students cope with those risks.Teen Depression Screening
Dr. Janna Gewirtz O'Brien, a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic, shares new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics on screening teenagers for depression.Let’s talk about depression – focus on adolescents and young adults
Depression affects people of all ages, from all walks of life, in all countries. At worst, depression can lead to suicide, now the second leading cause of death among 15-29-year olds. This short video, focusing on depression among adolescents and young adults, highlights some of the symptoms of depression and the importance of talking as the first step towards getting help.