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  • LIFE: Tough Stuff

    Are you sad or depressed? Here's how to tell

    Depression is no laughing matter—and neither is simple sadness. The National Institute for Mental Health says about 11 percent of adolescents have some form of diagnosed depression by the time they hit 18. And oft-linked suicide is the third leading...

  • LIFE: Friends

    3 times it's OK to tell your bestie's secret

    You heart your BFF and would do anything to protect her. When she tells you a secret, you obvs have to keep it. Her new crush’s name is for your ears only and you’ll never spill. But is there ever a time...

  • TRENDING: In the News

    Yeah, that's not funny: Twitter trolls trend #CuttingForBieber

    Yesterday, the renown pranksters at 4chan launched another mission that is anything but funny. In response to the photos of Justin Bieber allegedly smoking marijuana, they trended the topic #cuttingforBieber. The hashtag was originally thought to be a legitimate...

  • TRENDING: Must List

    Check out new series, Teen Trouble

    Lifetime’s new series, Teen Trouble, highlights real-life issues that teens are facing today. Beginning tonight, Dec. 28, each hour-long episode features destructive teens on their journeys toward understanding themselves and improving their future. And who better to help them than...

  • LIFE: Tough Stuff

    What to do if you think a friend needs help

    It’s easy to pretend that everything is all right—for you, for your family, for your friends. But sometimes, it’s just not, and that’s when its time to seek support, or offer it. Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. More people die...

  • LIFE: Tough Stuff

    Sometimes I want to hurt myself

    When I do something wrong or stupid, I get really angry at myself and get this incredible urge to hurt myself. I'm not a cutter, but I scratch, bite and pinch myself instead. I don't understand why I feel this way. Is this...

  • Battle Scars – An original poem

    Hey girlies! Here’s a heart-breaking original poem written by a GL reader just like you. Tell us what you think in the comments please. “Battle Scars” I don’t cry. That’s what I say, when I’m offered a shoulder, then I walk away. Don’t tell me...

  • TRENDING: In the News

    Reach out and read! YA lit tackles mental health probs

    May is Mental Health Awareness month, which means it's the prime time to check out the ReachOut Reads program. Whether you are affected personally by one of these disorders or are simply interested in learning more about them, ReachOut Reads...