ANTIONETTE SMITH

ANTIONETTE SMITH

ANTIONETTE SMITH
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Depression in adolescents often goes unnoticed because of the constant change in attitudes and/or refusal to accept the realities.  Again, parents should take every opportunity to try to understand what their teen may be experiencing.

Another Pinner Wrote: 5 Usual Causes Of Depression In Adolescents: Adolescence is the age when your child transits from childhood to being a grown-up. The way your child’s life shapes as an adult is the outcome of the teenage years.

Juvenile delinquency is an epidemic and this chart points out some heart-wrenching statistics.

Youth Imprisonment in the United States. Although numbers are decreasing, organizations like Empowered Youth are empowering at-risk youth to retake control of their lives, one job at a time.

This is a very informative source for helping parents and teens understand and possibly prevent juvenile delinquency.  I believe that recognizing the issue beforehand is the best way to prevent occurrences.

This is a very informative source for helping parents and teens understand and possibly prevent juvenile delinquency. I believe that recognizing the issue beforehand is the best way to prevent occurrences.

This chart has great facts about growing up LGBT and brings awareness to issues such as bullying.  Bullying is America is a huge problem, and the rate at which teens are targeted and bullied increases if they are LGBT.

Infographic: Top 5 Worrisome Stats About Growing Up LGBT - LGBT Community Forum is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community

Interesting article about how the Congressional Black Caucus is calling for President Obama to reevaluate how the United States supports countries that make homosexuality illegal.  I can't say that I agree with their doing so because many of these countries are Islamic and greatly influence by the religion. I'm not certain that I agree with the this morally.

"Such laws not only violate human rights, they endanger lives and undermine public health efforts," members of the Congressional Black.

These are heartbreaking and eye-opening letters about how teens have been affected by bullying and overall lack of support in their LBGT lifestyle.

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.

I love this quote! Many like to thing sexual preferences that are different from the traditional man/woman are made because of some sort of traumatic experience.  The author of this quote just wants people to understand that there is no hate, hurt, or confusion involved. She's simply expressing her desire to be with a person of the same sex...a woman.

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