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Trend Alert: My Child Is Abusing Drugs and Alcohol – What Do I Do?

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CPYU Trend Alert – The War In Ukraine: A Teachable Moment For Our Kids

Providence helps us answer the age-old questions we humans ask about who or what rules the world, and who or what is in control. What is providence? And, what can...
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Trend Alert: Holiday Communication

Thanksgiving and Christmas… They’re almost here. And if your family is like mine, the holiday season affords you more time than usual to spend together. Your kids are home for...
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Trend Alert: The Milk Crate Challenge

The Milk Crate Challenge went viral on social media (TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter) back at the beginning of August when a video was posted of two guys walking on milk...
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Trend Alert: TikTok Shoplifting

If you’re looking for evidence of the fact that people can justify anything, you need to look no further than a teen trend that has kids using TikTok to teach...
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Teen Slang Dictionary

Do you ever feel like you don’t understand the language your teens are speaking? CPYU Intern Théodora Dillman has begun compiling a dictionary of teen slang words and phrases to...
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Trend Alert: The Sex-Positive Movement

This CPYU Trend Alert takes a look at what is known as the sex-positive movement, which has succeeded over the course of its relatively young and loosely-organized life to bring...
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CPYU Trend Alert: This Teachable Moment – Pointing Kids To God’s Providence

Providence helps us answer the age-old questions we humans ask about who or what rules the world, and who or what is in control. What is providence? And, what can...
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Trend Alert: TikTok Skull-Breaker Challenge

The Skull-Breaker Challenge took off at the beginning of 2020, and it has gone viral at the expense of unsuspecting victims. Download the free CPYU Trend Alert to learn more...
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Trend Alert! Roo: Planned Parenthood’s 24/7 Teen Sex Educator

Planned Parenthood expanded their already significant sex-education efforts with vulnerable and developing children and teens into the world of online technology with the launch of Roo, a “sexual health chatbot.”...
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Teens And Digitally-Interrupted Sleep

A free resource from CPYU discussing the health dangers of digitally-interrupted sleep.
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Signs and Symptoms of Teen Alcohol and Drug Abuse

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The Stages of Addiction

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