The power of social media can not be overestimated, but while we review its effects on teenagers, the use is becoming more dangerous for teenagers. The numerous disadvantages of social media are taking a toll on the mental health of many individuals and if each individual does not learn, it will cause more harm than good. … More Understanding the Relationship Between Depression and Social Media
The damage depression is causing in the lives of people is regrettably untellable. You see happy people suddenly turn sadists as a result of the exerting force of depression on them.
That some are smiling doesn’t mean they are not depressed, Many people have just chosen to hide a million pains behind the faintest smile. Especially now that social media has become an abode for all to guise their demons in angelic garments. … More The Two Chief Sources of Depression
The first edition of Leaving Prints On Hearts was held last year, on the 24th of June 2017 in Four locations including Lagos, Ogbomoso, Ile-Ife Nigeria and The Gambia. This time, we added an extra location, Ondo, which made it five. … More Report From LPOH 2.0 in 5 Locations
According to World Health Organization (WHO), “close to 800,000 people die due to suicide each year, which is one person every 40 seconds. Suicide is a global phenomenon, and 78% of suicide occurred in low-middle-income countries in 2015”
Suicide is the third leading cause of death for 15-24 years people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … More Why Do Teenagers Commit Suicide?
It was never your fault. Sometimes, we are responsible for experiences that aren’t our fault.
Fault is past tense while responsibility is present tense. The abuser is at fault but your current happiness and present state is your responsibility. … More Surviving the Effects of Abuse
TMO Lagos submitted the Letter of Permission to the target school; Ayedere Ajibola Senior School, Ketu. This was to get permission to carry out the intended school outreach which was focused on educating female students on the importance of a healthy hygiene, menstrual cycle,and to distribute free pads; a project in celebration of the International … More School Outreach 6- Lagos, Nigeria | PadATeen Project
The outreach was to Nurudeen Grammar School, Ogbomosho and it held on the 28th of March 2018. TMO was represented by Doyinsola and Victoria. They got to the school at 10am but had to wait for the students to end their exam for the day. At exactly 11am, there were able to meet with the … More School Outreach 5- Ogbomoso-Oyo, Nigeria | PadAteen Project
To celebrate the International Women’s Day 2018, we decided to give a health talk on menstrual cycle to secondary students and also distribute sanitary pads afterwards. We walked into Glory Baptist High School on the 26th of March 2018. It was our second time in the school, following our first school outreach in The Gambia … More School Outreach 4- Bakau, The Gambia | PadATeen Project
The effects of Domestic Violence on Teenagers are highly devastating and unless something is done to renew the mindset of those who grew up in homes where these happenings occur, the society will have to bear the brunt. … More Effects Of Domestic Violence On Teenagers | by Solomon Eneojo