Instagram is changing the way it protects teenagers from online predators. The company's head of global public policy talked about the new changes first on CBS This Morning; Elise Preston reports for CBS2.
Instagram Making Moves To Protect Teenagers From Online PredatorsInstagram is changing the way it protects teenagers from online predators. The company's head of global public policy talked about the new changes first on CBS This Morning; Elise Preston reports for CBS2.
Extended Interview: What To Look Out For, Be Aware Of As A Parent And CaregiverA popular celebrity therapist is speaking out about losing her teenage son to a drug overdose. CBS2's Andrea Grymes talked to child psychiatrist Dr. Jodi Gold about what parents and caregivers should be looking out for.
Celebrity Therapist Dr. Laura Berman Issues Warning For Parents After Teenage Son OverdosesThere's a warning for parents from a popular celebrity therapist who just lost her 16-year-old son to a drug overdose. She says he was a straight-A student who they watched closely, but not enough when it came to social media; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Parents Concerned About Impact COVID Pandemic On Children's Mental HealthCBS2's Dr. Max Gomes reports on how a child psychologist is building resilience in his own children, and how you can use those lessons.
New Jersey Clarified Status Of 'Wave Parades' Amid Coronavirus Shutdown"Wave parades" have suddenly become the way to celebrate in the age of COVID-19 for birthdays and other occasions. The parades are often led by police and other first responders. Some schools were planning on using wave parades to celebrate seniors, but New Jersey state police rained on the students' parades. CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
New York Jets' C.J. Mosley Shares Graduation Message To Floral Park SeniorsNew York Jets linebacker C.J. Mosley had a special video message to all the graduating students at Floral Park High School in Long Island, congratulating them and empathizing with their strange final semester.
Peer Counseling Group Helps Teens Cope With Coronavirus PandemicStudents are coming together to help each other through these challenging times. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez has more on how a peer counseling group is helping some teens cope.
Coronavirus Update: 11-Year-Old Makes Hand Sanitizer Give-A-Way His MissionTimes of trouble can often bring out the best in people, and that's the case with Jayden Perez helping his classmates, the public library and both the police and fire departments.
Brooklyn Catholic School Fighting Epidemic Of Teens' Toxic Use Of E-CigarettesStudents at Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School in Clinton Hill are applying science to real world scenarios including an experiment to help educate them to see the real dangers of vaping. CBSN New York's John Dias reports.
Girls Who Code Showcase Putting Spotlight On Tomrrow's Programmers, CreatorsHundreds of girls from grades 6 to 10 are taking part in a new event showcasing their computer programming talents. CBS2's Charlie Cooper reports.
What Exactly Is A 'VSCO Girl'?CBS2's Cindy Hsu takes a look at the new trend among young girls, calling themselves 'VSCO girls.'
Vote On Flavored Vaping Ban Delayed In Nassau CountyThe county legislature has postponed a vote which was expected Oct. 28. Under the plan, all flavors would be banned other than mint, menthol or flavorless tobacco. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
High School Student Accused Of Encouraging Elementary School Student To Kill HerselfPolice said a female student at Franklin Township Elementary faced harassment on the internet last week after re-posting a message about suicide prevention, sources said, on Snapchat. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
High School Student Accused Of Encouraging Elementary School Student To Kill HerselfA New Jersey High School student is under arrest for allegedly encouraging a young student to take her own life in the Franklin Borough in Sussex County. CBSN New York's Lisa Rozner reports.
Pediatric Doctors Seek To Remove Stigma On Mental Health IssuesStudies estimate one in five children suffer from a mental disorder such as anxiety and depression that impact performance at school. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports on efforts to remove the stigma around such problems.
Have Your Kids Gone To The Dark Web?Lisa Good, cyber security expert and co-author of the book "Are Your Kids Naked Online?," stopped by to talk about the dangers of the dark web and how to keep your kids safe.
Should Students Be Allowed Mental Health Days?A recent study from the Pew Research Center found 70 percent of teens in the U.S. view anxiety and depression as a major problem among their peers. New York State lawmakers are considering a measure that would let students take mental health days from school.
Samvincible: Paralyzed Lifeguard Inspiring Others In His Fight To RecoverSam Jarmer is a 16-year-old lifeguard who suffered a spinal cord injury in Jury. CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Experts Warn About 'Snowplow Parents' Overly Protecting Kids From Life's ChallengesWith the start of the school year comes the need for parents to start thinking about how much they need to monitor and control their children's lives, to an extreme experts are calling "snowplow parenting." CBSN New York's John Dias reports.
Parents Magazine Editor In Chief Shares Drama-Free Back To School Transition TipsParents Magazine Editor in Chief Liz Vaccariello shares tips with CBSN New York's Dana Tyler on having a drama-free back to school transition for children fast turning into little adults.
Parents Magazine Editor Shares Drama-Free Back To School Transition TipsParents Magazine editor Liz Vaccarello shares tips with CBSN New York's Dana Tyler on having a drama-free back to school transition for children fast turning into little adults.
JUUL CEO Talks Concerns Over Vaping, E-CigarettesJUUL CEO Kevin Burns is pushing for a new ID verification system to keep the company's vaping products out of the hands of underage shoppers.
Police Seek Missing Autistic Teen In Long IslandThe Nassau County Police Department’s First Precinct says 17-year-old Isaiah Farrow went missing around 4 p.m. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
NJ Educators Find New Way To Crack Down On Vaping At SchoolEducators across New Jersey have been preparing for a new school year, including finding a new way to crack down on vaping on school grounds; CBS2's Reena Roy reports.