Fostering Media Connections (FMC) launched its first-ever Youth Voice nonfiction writing contest and invited current and former foster youth between the ages of 18 and 24 to submit essays on the theme “What love is.”
The moment I stepped into a group home when I was 12, I felt like it was a mistake. There I was, with about a dozen other teen boys. On my very first day, I got into a fight during a basketball game.
What are some underlying reasons for student drug use? A high school counselor and the people of Oakland give their thoughts and experiences.
I admit, I dehumanize porn stars when I watch it but now, I realized that these women were people and the pornography I see was only an illusion of what really went on.
My friends who smoke don’t see marijuana as something that can make you dependent. They look at other drugs like heroin or crack as the only stuff you really need to worry about.
This is the story about my grandpa’s death. No one saw it coming and no one thought he would leave.
I was 13 years old when I was called to the principal’s office and ushered into a small room. My…
Xanax is a popular drug on my campus. It’s meant to reduce activity of the central nervous system and medicate anxiety. But it’s often taken recreationally.
Over 100 teenagers in California spent a recent Saturday asking adults to buy them alcohol. An outbreak of underage drinking? Nope– just the opposite. These kids gave up their time to serve as Youth Decoys in the middle of a sting.