Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Teens Under Stress Series Continues - Chapter 2: Youth and Academic Stress

CPR News Announces: Teens Under Stress
An examination of the pressures Colorado adolescents are 
under and what can be done about it


What are teens doing when they’re on their phones?
We asked them.

LISTEN  •  READ MORETeens spend, on average, more than seven hours a day using screens, and 60 percent of teens themselves say spending too much time online is a “major” problem. As we’ve dug into what’s behind rising rates of teen mental health issues, one factor came up again and again: The cell phone.


Technology, the law, college costs and our culture have made academic stress much worse for teens today

The pressure to excel in school is taking an enormous toll on teenagers. Academic stress is cited as the number one stressor in teens’ lives in one national survey this year. And it’s not just the “overachievers” who are experiencing high anxiety — so are the “underachievers.”


Coming in December.