The adolescent body and brain are dynamically growing and maturing, but has not acquired the executive brain function of an adult. Therefore, teens are in desperate need of their parents’ guidance, oversight and discipline. The ACPeds has produced materials specifically addressing adolescent development.

Press Releases
ACPeds Releases New Evidence-Based Position Statement on Teen Brain Development; High Risk Behaviors, Abortion, Gender-Transition Surgeries Can Have Adverse Effects
May 17th, 2022
Department of Education Using Title IX Against Female Students
June 17th, 2021
American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds) Sounds Alarm Over Teen Vaping Risks
November 19th, 2020
American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds) Urges Physicians: Strive to Bridge Parent-Child Communication
September 17th, 2020
ACPeds Condemns Netflix for Sexualizing Young Girls in New Documentary, “CUTIES”.
August 20th, 2020
Dangers of Marijuana to Mental Health of Children
June 22nd, 2020
An Ounce of Prevention for Teen Depression
August 6th, 2018
Birth Control Pill and Teen Suicide
December 11th, 2017
“Uber” for Birth Control: Dangerous for Teens
November 6th, 2017
Child Sex Trafficking
November 1st, 2017
All Risks Factors Are Important in Assessing Adolescent Suicide
July 7th, 2016
Great News for Teen Pregnancy Prevention!
June 22nd, 2016
Pornography and Children: A Crying Shame
October 26th, 2015
Report Confirms Marijuana is Dangerous
September 22nd, 2015
Adolescents, Therapeutic Choice and Scientific Integrity
February 13th, 2014
Bullying at School: Never Acceptable
October 1st, 2013
Emergency Contraception: Risky Business for the Teen
April 29th, 2013
Emergency Contraception: Not Best for Teens
December 3rd, 2012
Plan B: Not a Good Plan
December 14th, 2011
Bullying: Silence No More!
April 13th, 2011
College Again Urges Caution on Emergency Contraception
September 29th, 2005
Adolescent Pregnancy
July 7th, 2005
College Supports Banning “Morning After” Pill
June 9th, 2004
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