Teen Trends

High school students in the U.S. are making better choices in areas like smoking, alcohol use, and fighting. However, 64% of teens reported they had been texting or emailing while driving. Watching TV has dropped dramatically, also. Screen time for computer games or nonschool work more than 3 hours per day has increased by over 22%. That is a lot of inactive time sitting.

PositiveTip: Parents, provide your teens with intentional low-risk activities that have high productive and physical activity values.