In-depth

Antidepressants for children and teens

Antidepressants have warnings about suicidal thinking, but they may also provide the most effective treatment for your child's depression. These facts can help guide your decision.

BMI calculator

Bullying

If your child is being bullied, get involved. Find out what's happening — and know how to respond.

Cast care tips

Childhood mental illness

Children and divorce

Explaining to your child why mom and dad are calling it quits is easier said than done. Here's help.

College depression

Dehydration and youth sports

Fast food: Tips for choosing healthier options

Healthy body image

Helping children cope

HPV vaccine

Inhalant abuse

Iron deficiency in children

Limiting screen time

Performance-enhancing drugs

Piercings

Prevent teenage depression

Sex education

Single-parenting tips

Stepfamilies

Strength training for kids

Sudden death in young people

Sudden death in young people is rare, but those at risk can take precautions. Find out more about the risk factors, causes and treatments.

Talking about menstruation

Talking to your teen about sex

Tattoos

Teen drug abuse

Teen drug abuse can be prevented. Follow these tips to help protect your teen.

Teen eating disorders

Teen sleep

Teen smoking

Teen smoking

Teen suicide

Is your teen at risk of suicide? Get the facts.

Teen texting

Teen weight loss

Teenage pregnancy

Teens and sex

The time to talk to your teen about abstinence, sex and contraception is now. Follow these steps to help protect your teen's sexual health.

Tips for parenting teens

Teens need their parents more than ever. Find out the best ways to guide your adolescent toward adulthood.

Underage drinking

Want to talk to your teen about drinking? Here's help explaining the risks and preventing underage alcohol use.

July 20, 2016