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Mar Appeal to You!

Production Intern Marianna Santos is nominated for Envisions Youth Leadership Forum for Law & CSI in Washington DC and she needs your help! Contact her through production staff: Participate@TalkBack4Teens.com

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Recommendations from the Staff

Zoë: I recommend the book Neon Angel by Cherie Currie, published in august 23rd, 1989. This book was written by the lead singer of the band The Runaways, who was only 15 years old at the time. At this age she and her bandmates were heavily involved with drugs and alcohol, not to mention a […]

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Starving Yourself to Achieve the Impossible Figure of Barbie

http://www.stepstorecovery.com/starving-yourself-to-achieve-the-impossible-figure-of-barbie/ Starving Yourself to Achieve the Impossible Figure of Barbie by guest writers Mike Kelly & Amy [Doe] Shockingly, more than two-fifths of girls between first and third grade want to be thinner and more than eight in ten fourth graders are scared of being overweight(1). With these fears starting so young, it is not […]

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Touch and Go, and Go Again

WE’ve crossed the four year mark for TALKBACK now into our fifth, and many things have happened to us this past year.  We’ve said a fond goodbye to our original teen staff and welcomed new members.  Last year’s co-host Bernard Rodgers has taken over as lead host and made room for new co-host Destiney Williams.  […]

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The Problem with Work: Struggling to Come up For Air

The Rochester City School District has struggled with an embarrassingly low graduation rate for years. Less than half of students who start high school graduate with the state-mandated Regents diploma on time. Many students over the four years will drop out, choosing to sell drugs or engage in other illicit activities. But this post isn’t […]

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