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7 Tips on How to Keep Your Teens Safe This Summer | Summer Ideas for Teens While also having fun in the sun! School is out and the sun is shining, meaning it’s time for water activities, barbeques, flip flops and fun times with friends. We want our teens to enjoy their time away from school,...

Just Say YES Tarrant County Impact  Since 2002, Just Say YES (JSY) has impacted tens of thousands of students across Tarrant County in North Texas. Two high schools in Fort Worth have implemented the JSY Campus Impact Plan (CIP), which is an overall comprehensive strategy addressing many areas of need for a school. It focuses...

How social media affects teens Teens and Tech: Social Media Today In today’s youth culture, it seems as if teens are permanently glued to their cell phones; constantly receiving beeping, buzzing and blinking alerts and/or social media notifications. According to a Time Magazine article titled, “Teen Depression and Anxiety: Why the Kids Are Not Alright,” today’s teens are,...

Self-Esteem and Media Influences How does media affect body image negatively? Empower students to say YES to self-acceptance and no to unhealthy body image More than ever, teens today are saturated with a constant stream of media and societal pressures related to body image. The media and social media have created a world that makes teens believe their...