Tag Archives: United States

One Year Old And Already Racing Ahead

September 30, 2015

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September was a special month for Give Us The Floor. It’s our first anniversary. And we launched the first “semester themes“, the first product of our very special process for letting teenagers decide for themselves what they need: the teens voted to focus on two broad themes. The results are Health (Mental & Physical) and […]

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Coached Sports: Prevent Teens From Smoking And Drinking?

June 8, 2014

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The years between 10 and 14 are a difficult time for children. They want the independence of their older peers, but they are at an impressionable stage of life. This is a time when they are beginning to shape their lives and starting to really become the people they will be in high school, but also […]

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Interesting Teens Survey from Piper Jaffray

May 20, 2014

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http://www.piperjaffray.com/2col.aspx?id=3048

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Most Important Social Networks for Teens

April 15, 2014

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Interesting trends of the past 18 months published in the Huffington Post by Bianca Bosker about teens and their favorite social networks: “For the first time, teens now consider Instagram the most important social network on the Internet, according to a semi-annual survey conducted by Piper Jaffray. Instagram replaces Twitter, which just last fall surpassed […]

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The sneaky and dangerous trend in teens substance abuse

December 17, 2013

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The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) provides national and state-level data on the use of tobacco, alcohol, illicit drugs, and mental health in the United States. Its most recent report shows teen trends in substance abuse: The most popular drug among teens remains alcohol, but its use is steadily declining The use of […]

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Are Kids Too Coddled? By Frank Bruni

November 25, 2013

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http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/24/opinion/sunday/bruni-are-kids-too-coddled.html?hp=&adxnnl=1&rref=opinion&adxnnlx=1385339141-gV+ZE1mBJPj5HXBE/xZNhg&_r=1&

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