Online Predators: What Do We Know, and What Can We Do?

Are online predators a real threat to children and teenagers? A psychology professor at UCLA studied chat rooms for teens and found explicit sexual exchanges, joking about physical violence and assaults, aggression, and disturbing exchange involving racial prejudice.

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How Childhood and Youth Experiences Link to Suicide

More than 30,000 Americans commit suicide every year, and rates are especially high among the young and the old. New research shows that a child who has many very negative experiences can be 30 to 50 times as likely to attempt suicide as a youth or as an adult.

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