Topic: Teen

A Brave, New Conversation About Teen Pregnancy Prevention

May 6, 2015
Positive Pregnancy Test

If we want to reduce teen pregnancy, we have to look beyond the traditional discourses about sex education. We have to look at opportunities and motivations for parenthood.

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Early Puberty Linked To Higher Substance Use Throughout Adolescence

Oct. 7, 2013

A new University of Texas at Austin study reveals that teens for whom puberty begins early and who have rapid pubertal development are at greater risk for experimenting with cigarettes, alcohol and marijuana.

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Educational Psychologist's Depression Treatment Adopted by Belgium and the Netherlands

Jan. 20, 2010

A depression treatment program created by University of Texas at Austin educational psychologist Kevin Stark has been adopted by mental health professionals in Belgium and the Netherlands as the government sanctioned treatment for children experiencing depressive disorders.

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