ERIC Number: EJ700025
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jan-1
Beyond Books: What We Can Do to Help Troubled Teens Cope?
School Library Journal, v50 n1 p37 Jan 2004
This article discusses the current status of teens in society. The article reports that half of all teens have been affected by the divorce of their parents; one in five lives in poverty; and approximately one in six suffers from depression. Thirty-five percent of teenage girls get pregnant at least once before age 20. This article discusses ways to help teens cope with the stresses in their lives.
Descriptors: Adolescents, Youth Problems, School Libraries, Public Libraries, Library Services, Outreach Programs
School Library Journal, 360 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10010. Web site: http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A