The good, the bad and the ugly of social networking
The statistics are sad and frightening: in Canada, suicide accounts for 24% of all deaths among 15-24 year olds.
Anxiety, depression, stress, self-injury, suicide… these are not words that we like to associate with young people. In this issue, we have a number of articles that focus on these emotional difficulties, which unfortunately are not limited to the adults among us.
There's a question you can't avoid. Read this article and be prepared so you won't have to come up with birds and bees...
The impact of a cancer diagnosis can reach far beyond the patient. It has a ripple effect on all family members – from the oldest to the youngest.
Keeping children safe and healthy is a main concern as we watch them cut new teeth, hit growth spurts, and struggle through adolescence into adulthood.
To mark Daffodil Month and to raise awareness among the community about this disease that touches so many children, we’ve prepared this dossier with articles, stories and resources to help parents help their children cope with the disease.
Children and adolescents handle bad news in different ways. Read more about the most common ways a child reacts to finding out about a cancer diagnosis.