Elevator rides with students bring music to my ears – Orange County Register

It happens every morning on the elevator at California State University, Fullerton: Students file in around me — some bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, others in desperate need of the Starbucks they clutch to their hearts like their first-born — but it’s not their contrasting states of alertness that strike me; it’s the many disparate languages they’re …

Study sees troubling trend of self-harm in teen girls

New research from the U.K. finds a sharp increase in the number of adolescent girls reporting self-harm in recent years. The study shows girls are much more likely to harm themselves compared to teenage boys. Self-harm in children and adolescents is a major public health concern in countries throughout the world and is the strongest …