Too often, the news includes a report of a child being left in a vehicle accidentally. General Motors is introducing a "rear-seat reminder" to help prevent this from happening.
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), one in ten teens reported being physically hurt on purpose by their boyfriend or girlfriend. Teens may keep violence a secret because they are inexperienced, feel peer pressure, want to be independent from their parents or have romanticized views about love.
Researchers asked influential students from 56 middle schools to spread anti-bullying and anti-conflict messages using posters, wristbands, and Instagram and encouraging others about positive ways to resolve conflict. In just a year, schools with the student influencers saw a 30 percent drop in student conflict reports.