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Emo teens and the rising suicide rate in SA

An alarming number of South African teens not only harm themselves, they are actively contemplating suicide. One group that's especially at risk is the subgroup known as Emos.

Teen pregnancy prevention

Some pregnancy-prevention programs are 'tops' in their field. It's amazing how little such programmes deals with sex.

How to improve your marks

Although your parents might think so, your school marks aren't everything. But if you are worried about the exams and how to improve your marks, try some of these simple tips.

It's exam time!

Exams are around the corner. Are you prepared? Are you panicking? CyberShrink gives a few great tips on coping with examination stress.

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Bullied teens take weapons to school

US victims of bullying who have been threatened, engaged in a fight, injured or had property stolen or damaged are much more likely to carry a gun or knife to school.

Clean up your mess!

Are you in your teens? Give new meaning to SpongeBob and call on Mr Muscle – it’s time to tackle the chaos in your room.

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