A study found that secure family relationships predict teens' ability to provide empathetic support for their friends. Empathetic teens tend to be less aggressive and less likely to bully other people.
Are your teens getting enough sleep? If not, you may want to keep an eye out for a new study to be published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. According to the study, adolescents who get poor or insufficient sleep may be at higher risk of developing alcohol or drug problems. And even your child may not be immune to the shocking repercussions.