This week in teen news, we discuss the importance of positive self-talk, teens campaigning for a healthy environment, and more.

This week, we discuss teens exercising their civil rights, one school's plan to deal with tardiness, and more. 

This week, we discuss the economical impact of changing school start times, the danger of the opioid epidemic, and more. 

Choices teacher-adviser Amy Lauren Smith is a sixth to eighth grade health teacher at the Shanghai American School in Shanghai, China, and the brilliant mind behind our Teacher’s Guide each month. Here, she discusses a few important steps to approaching topics related to emotional and mental health in your classroom. 

This week, we discuss how teenage friendships can impact mental health as an adult, the teen sleep crisis, and more.

Our October feature, How Do You Say 'Yum' Around the World?, will encourage students to carefully examine their food choices and habits. Use this engaging activity from Choices teacher-adviser Amy Lauren Smith to expand on international nutrition rules while you're at it!