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  • Denver archbishop addresses teen social media use, suicide spike

    Denver archbishop addresses teen social media use, suicide spike

    • Oct 25, 2017

    While the teenage years have “always been a time of uncertainty, as physiological and emotional development takes place,” Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver said, the pervasive influence of social media in today’s world adds a new dimension to adolescence in the 21st century. Data from recent government surveys indicate a huge spike in rates of adolescent depression and related mental health issues.

  • Selfie-taking Archbishop hosting ‘City of Saints’ for LA teens

    Selfie-taking Archbishop hosting ‘City of Saints’ for LA teens

    • Aug 4, 2017

    The campus of UCLA will be abuzz with 1,600 Catholic teenagers as well as the archbishop himself at the Los Angeles Archdiocese’s third annual ‘City of Saints’ event. They will be “encountering Christ,” according to a statement from the archdiocese, and listening to speakers, as well as playing a life-sized version of Hungry, Hungry Hippo and taking selfies with Archbishop Jose Gomez.

  • Netflix series on teen’s suicide raises concerns of parents, counselors

    Netflix series on teen’s suicide raises concerns of parents, counselors

    • Jun 12, 2017

    The Netflix series based on book dealing with teen suicide continues to court controversy. “While ’13 Reasons Why’ is far from an ideal portrayal of youth suicide, with the proper guidance it can serve as a tool for a deeper discussion about suicide, mental health, and other issues,” the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network said in a statement.

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