Experts Warn of Rising Suicide Rates of Black Girls

Researchers have uncovered worrisome trends among Black youth.

#black-people, #depression-mental, #psychology-and-psychologists, #race-and-ethnicity, #research, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #women-and-girls, #youth

The Teenagers Are Taking Over Tennis. That Might Not End Well.

The U.S. Open play of Leylah Fernandez, Carlos Alcaraz and Emma Raducanu has been exhilarating. But if the past is prelude, rough seas are ahead.

#alcaraz-carlos-2003, #auger-aliassime-felix-2000, #fernandez-leylah-2002, #gauff-cori-2004, #osaka-naomi-1997, #raducanu-emma-2002, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #tennis, #united-states-open-tennis, #youth

Snap Out of It, America: Give Kids the Right to Vote

When kids are babies, parents should vote for them. As they grow up, they should take on more autonomy, until they finally vote on their own.

#elections, #parenting, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters, #youth

NYT Crossword: Young Solvers Make Crosswords a Pastime for Everyone

A new generation of crossword enthusiasts has changed the way that puzzles are discussed. And they are determined to make their pastime a space where all are welcome.

#crossword-puzzles, #discord-inc, #youth

How the Delta Variant Infiltrated an Elementary School Classroom

A detailed study in California found that the variant easily spread from an unvaccinated teacher to children and, in a few cases, their families.

#california, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #clinical-trials, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-delta-variant, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #deaths-fatalities, #disease-rates, #education-k-12, #los-angeles-county-calif, #marin-county-calif, #united-states, #vaccination-and-immunization, #youth

Apps Try Putting Financial Literacy at Kids’ Fingertips

They can be valuable resources to help parents teach children about money — but may encourage risky behaviors, some experts say.

#content-type-service, #education, #milken-institute, #mobile-applications, #personal-finances, #savings, #stocks-and-bonds, #youth

Overweight Adults Should Be Screened for Diabetes at 35, Experts Say

Nearly one in seven Americans now has diabetes, a record rate. The condition also raises the risk of severe illness after coronavirus infection.

#black-people, #diabetes, #hispanic-americans, #journal-of-the-american-medical-assn, #obesity, #united-states, #united-states-preventive-services-task-force, #weight, #your-feed-science, #youth

How to Support Teenagers as They Head Back to School

Adolescents are readying for the next step in a seemingly endless set of challenges. Here’s how to help them regulate their emotions.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #emotions, #parenting, #psychology-and-psychologists, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #youth

Photographs of Afghanistan’s Post-9/11 Generation

This summer, the journalist Kiana Hayeri set out to photograph Afghans who grew up after the U.S. invasion in 2001. Instead, she wound up documenting the end of life as they knew it.

#afghanistan, #afghanistan-war-2001, #iran, #kabul-afghanistan, #music, #photography, #taliban, #theater, #women-and-girls, #youth

South Koreans Now Dislike China More Than They Dislike Japan

There is growing anti-China sentiment in South Korea, particularly among young voters. Conservative politicians are eager to turn the antipathy into a presidential election issue.

#china, #defense-and-military-forces, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #elections, #international-relations, #millennial-generation, #moon-jae-in, #people-power-party, #politics-and-government, #polls-and-public-opinion, #south-korea, #voting-and-voters, #xi-jinping, #youth

25-Year Sentence for Iowa Woman Who Drove Into Children Because of Their Race

Nicole Poole Franklin, 43 of Des Moines, was sentenced on two federal hate crime charges in connection with the 2019 attacks.

#associated-press, #clive-iowa, #des-moines-iowa, #des-moines-register, #hate-crimes, #iowa, #poole-franklin-nicole-marie, #prisons-and-prisoners, #sidewalks, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #united-states, #youth

A Quirky Design Fair Finds a New Home: Governors Island

The Inventgenuity Festival, which runs this weekend, invites young participants to complete a public-art project, among other creative activities.

#art, #beam-camp-city, #beam-center, #cohen-brian-education-executive, #constellation-exhibit, #governors-island-manhattan-ny, #inventgenuity-festival, #music, #youth, #zhu-ye-qin

Home Depot Co-Founder Donates to Mentorship Program for Teens

A co-founder of Home Depot increased his giving for children in the pandemic because, he said, “they don’t always have the tools to deal with what’s happened to them.”

#blank-arthur-m, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #home-depot-inc, #mentors, #personal-finances, #pga-tour-inc, #philanthropy, #youth

When School Nurses Are Not Enough

There is no better time than now to bump up the health resources for children in schools, experts say.

#children-and-childhood, #education-k-12, #income-inequality, #nursing-and-nurses, #youth

Is the Delta Variant Making Younger Adults ‘Sicker, Quicker’?

Many doctors on the front lines say unvaccinated patients in their 20s and 30s are becoming more severely ill, and more quickly. But comprehensive data is lacking.

#age-chronological, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #disease-rates, #hospitals, #united-states, #vaccination-and-immunization, #your-feed-science, #youth

Judge Temporarily Blocks Arkansas Ban on Health Treatments for Transgender Youth

The decision came in response to an American Civil Liberties Union challenge to a first-in-the-nation law enacted by Republican state legislators in April.

#american-civil-liberties-union, #arkansas, #children-and-childhood, #gay-and-lesbian-alliance-against-defamation, #hutchinson-asa, #law-and-legislation, #medicine-and-health, #politics-and-government, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #youth

Covid-19 Delta Variant Widens Gulf Between Vaccinated and Unvaccinated

Data from overseas, particularly Britain, suggest the spread of the virus will set vaccinated and unvaccinated communities on very different paths.

#astrazeneca-plc, #australia, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #disease-rates, #england, #europe, #great-britain, #immune-system, #india, #infections, #israel, #nature-journal, #oregon, #pfizer-inc, #scotland, #seasons-and-months, #south-africa, #south-america, #southern-states-us, #states-us, #united-states, #vaccination-and-immunization, #western-states-us, #your-feed-science, #youth

Facebook Wants to Court Creators. It Could Be a Tough Sell.

The social network is aiming to be a destination for creators and their viral memes. But TikTok and YouTube got there first.

#computers-and-the-internet, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cox-chris-1982, #facebook-inc, #instagram-inc, #mobile-applications, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #youth

Juul Is Fighting to Keep Its E-Cigarettes on the U.S. Market

The company faces declining sales and thousands of lawsuits claiming it knowingly sold its trendy vaping products to minors. Soon the F.D.A. will decide whether it can keep selling them at all.

#addiction-psychology, #altria-group-inc, #crosthwaite-k-c, #e-cigarettes, #federal-trade-commission, #food-and-drug-administration, #juul-labs-inc, #nicotine, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #smoking-and-tobacco, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #your-feed-healthcare, #youth

Why Young Adults Are Among the Biggest Barriers to Mass Immunity

Many young adults are foregoing Covid vaccines for a complex mix of reasons. Health officials are racing to find ways to change their minds.

#blood-clots, #colleges-and-universities, #rumors-and-misinformation, #united-states, #vaccination-and-immunization, #youth

The Young Fall for Scams More Than Seniors Do. Time for a Warning.

Stop it with the ageism and delusions of invincibility. Young adults often don’t recognize the bad checks coming at them, or fake job offers, either.

#better-business-bureaus, #computer-security, #computers-and-the-internet, #content-type-service, #e-commerce, #frauds-and-swindling, #identity-theft, #personal-finances, #student-loans, #youth

Residents and Revelers Clash Over Washington Square Park

As the pandemic eases, the park has attracted crowds of young people who regard it as a place to let loose. Residents say the scene is out of control.

#attacks-on-police, #curfews, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #new-york-city, #parks-and-other-recreation-areas, #parks-and-recreation-department-nyc, #washington-square-park-manhattan-ny, #youth

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Sparks Controversy in Online Essay

The novelist’s remarks went viral after she criticized former students as well as “social-media-savvy people who are choking on sanctimony and lacking in compassion.”

#adichie-chimamanda-ngozi, #book-trade-and-publishing, #books-and-literature, #emezi-akwaeke, #instagram-inc, #nigeria, #social-media, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #twitter, #writing-and-writers, #youth

For Israel’s Netanyahu, the Official Residence Became a Fortress

After a year of protests outside Balfour, the prime minister’s house, Israelis are debating what role they played in Benjamin Netanyahu’s downfall.

#corruption-institutional, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #hebrew-university, #israel, #jerusalem-israel, #likud-party-israel, #netanyahu-benjamin, #netanyahu-sara, #netanyahu-yair, #palestinians, #politics-and-government, #saar-gideon, #social-media, #youth

Summer of Love, 2021, in New York

For decades, certain corners of the city were so smoothed by money they seemed off-limits to those just starting out as adults. But for one brief shining moment, it all belongs to the young.

#love-emotion, #new-york-city, #parks-and-other-recreation-areas, #parties-social, #social-conditions-and-trends, #summer-season, #youth

Sexual Harassment and Online Abuse Pervasive in British Schools, Review Finds

The investigation, which relied on accounts from 900 students, found that sexual harassment — from sexist name-calling to requests for explicit photos — was endemic.

#education-k-12, #great-britain, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #youth

Senator Manchin, ‘Our Democracy Hangs by a Thread’

Readers decry the senator’s refusal to eliminate the filibuster. Also: Scars from the pandemic; part-time jobs for students.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #democratic-party, #filibusters-and-debate-curbs, #manchin-joe-iii, #part-time-employment, #united-states-politics-and-government, #youth

Why Leaving the Nest Is Harder the Second Time Around

After moving back in with their parents during the pandemic, some young adults are struggling to adjust to life on their own.

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #loneliness, #mental-health-and-disorders, #parenting, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #youth

Why Teens Need a Break This Summer

The pandemic has been the psychological workout of their lives. The next few months can be a time of recovery.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #friendship, #parenting, #summer-season, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #youth

Illinois Lawmakers Bar Police From Using Deception When Interrogating Minors

A bill that passed the General Assembly with bipartisan support on Sunday would make Illinois the first state to prohibit officers from lying when interrogating those under 18.

#chicago-ill, #confessions, #criminal-justice, #dassey-brendan, #durkin-jim, #false-arrests-convictions-and-imprisonments, #foxx-kim, #illinois, #innocence-project, #interrogations, #police-department-chicago-ill, #state-legislatures, #youth

Elise Stefanik and the Young Republicans Who Sold Out Their Generation

Elise Stefanik’s rise — and the fall of several young House colleagues — is an omen for a party struggling to reach a 21st-century electorate.

#conservatism-us-politics, #curbelo-carlos-1980, #elections-house-of-representatives, #gaetz-matt, #generation-z, #global-warming, #greene-marjorie-taylor-1974, #millennial-generation, #presidential-election-of-2020, #stefanik-elise, #trump-donald-j, #youth

The Luckiest Workers in America? Teenagers.

Teens are picking up jobs — and higher wages — as companies scramble to hire. But that trend could have a downside.

#education-k-12, #employee-fringe-benefits, #foreign-workers, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #wages-and-salaries, #youth

Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Activists Face Jail and Cynicism

Hundreds of protesters, many students or college-educated, face potentially stiff sentences after Beijing’s crackdown. Those behind bars already battle isolation and disillusionment.

#china, #chow-yong-kang-alex-1990, #chow-agnes-1996, #communist-party-of-china, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #ex-convicts, #hong-kong, #hong-kong-protests-2019, #lam-ivan, #political-prisoners, #politics-and-government, #sentences-criminal, #wong-joshua-1996, #youth

Heart Problems in a Few Younger Vaccine Recipients Are Under Investigation

The agency is reviewing several dozen reports that teenagers and young adults may have developed myocarditis after vaccination, officials said. But the agency has not determined whether the vaccine caused the condition.

#centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #heart, #united-states, #vaccination-and-immunization, #your-feed-healthcare, #youth

Gaza Conflict Stokes ‘Identity Crisis’ for Young American Jews

A new generation is confronting the region’s longstanding conflict in a very different context, with very different pressures, from their parents’ and grandparents’ generations.

#anti-semitism, #black-lives-matter-movement, #gaza-strip, #israel, #jews-and-judaism, #palestinians, #united-states, #united-states-international-relations, #war-and-armed-conflicts, #youth

Please Vaccinate Your Teenager to Protect My 4-Year-Old

She’s a cancer survivor and she needs protection. 

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #vaccination-and-immunization, #youth

Young Americans, How Has George Floyd’s Death Influenced Your Life?

We want to hear from readers under 30 about their changing views of race and racism.

#floyd-george-d-2020, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #youth

What I Learned From Students About Their Pandemic Struggles

Reporting on the impact of the pandemic, I had hoped to gain a deeper understanding of teenagers’ pain. But I received much more than that.

#columbia-mo, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #e-learning, #education-k-12, #missouri, #new-york-city, #new-york-times, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #school-discipline-students, #youth

New York’s ‘Zoomers’ Get Their Shots

What 12-to-15-year-olds had to say as they received their first doses:“I’ll tell generations after me how we got through this.” 

#children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #new-york-city, #pfizer-inc, #vaccination-and-immunization, #youth

To Vaccinate Younger Teens, States and Cities Look to Schools, Camps, Even Beaches

The F.D.A.’s authorization of Pfizer’s Covid shot for 12- to 15-year-olds is a milestone in battling the coronavirus, but actually getting them vaccinated involves new challenges.

#centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #children-and-childhood, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #food-and-drug-administration, #infertility, #medicine-and-health, #motivation-and-incentive-programs, #parenting, #pfizer-inc, #states-us, #vaccination-and-immunization, #your-feed-healthcare, #your-feed-science, #youth

With Covid Vaccines for Teens and Kids, Timing Matters

There can be a seven- or eight-week window around Covid vaccines when other shots can’t be given, so those who need them for camp, school or sports have to plan ahead.

#children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #meningitis, #pediatric-inflammatory-multisystem-syndrome-pims, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #vaccination-and-immunization, #youth

New Generation of Investors Trade Stock Tips on TikTok

Self-taught and sharing what they’ve found out, a new generation of retail investors is taking the markets — and not memes — seriously.

#computers-and-the-internet, #personal-finances, #podcasts, #social-media, #stocks-and-bonds, #youth

Michigan’s Covid Wards Are Filling Up With Younger Patients

Even as vaccines roll out, more younger people in Michigan are being hospitalized than at any other point in the pandemic. And they’re coming in sicker.

#age-chronological, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #disease-rates, #elderly, #hospitals, #michigan, #vaccination-and-immunization, #youth

Jobs for Homeless L.G.B.T.Q. Youth

New York City struggles to support L.G.B.T.Q. youth who are experiencing homelessness and unemployment. 

#homeless-persons, #new-york-city, #unemployment, #youth

What I Learned When I Reopened My Middle School Yearbook

There’s no right way to come of age, especially for a child of immigrants.

#content-type-personal-profile, #documentary-films-and-programs, #education-k-12, #summer-season, #taiwan, #youth

They Came to N.Y.C. for Acceptance. Now They Need Jobs.

A new city program for homeless L.G.B.T.Q. youth will offer job placement, education and mental health support to help them achieve career success.

#discrimination, #forney-ali-center, #homeless-persons, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #labor-and-jobs, #new-york-city, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #unemployment, #workplace-environment, #youth

Some Children With Covid-Related Syndrome Develop Neurological Symptoms

New research found that half of young patients with the inflammatory condition, MIS-C, in a London hospital experienced confusion, hallucinations and other issues, in addition to physical symptoms.

#american-academy-of-neurology, #brain, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dr-omar-abdel-mannan, #great-ormond-street-hospital, #hallucinations, #jama-neurology-journal, #nerves-and-nervous-system, #pediatric-inflammatory-multisystem-syndrome-pims, #research, #university-college-london, #your-feed-science, #youth

How I Time Travel to Parent My Adult Son

Once a year I record a brutally honest conversation for my little boy. Here’s why that’s psychologically healthy for both of us.

#audio-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #families-and-family-life, #parenting, #storycorps, #youth

Young Women Are Dropping Out of School and Work. Is Caregiving the Culprit?

While much of the economy is beginning to bounce back, young people — particularly young women — are living a different reality.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #families-and-family-life, #gender, #minorities, #unemployment, #united-states-economy, #women-and-girls, #youth