SafeTEA is a podcast dedicated to “spilling the tea” about the issues and risks teens may face after high school. We won’t do public service announcements or preach. We've created a “safe space” where we have real conversations with real people and talk about how to navigate the tricky situations that all teens face once they leave home.
Episode 15: Life Saving Emergency SOS
Emergency SOS services are available on all smart phones and should be set up for all college students in case of a medical emergency.
Episode 14: It will never happen to you, Until it happens
Every day hundreds in the U.S. are affected by sexual violence. On college campuses sexual assault is especially prevalent. Why is this so common on college campuses and what can we do to stop this?
Episode 13: Eating Disorders: ’No Body is Perfect’
An eating disorder is not just about food. It’s a mental illness that involves unhealthy thoughts and behaviors about food, weight, and your body shape. During the college years the stress of classes, making friends, and just trying to fit in can lead students into come really unhealthy habits that can eeasily evolve into dangerous eating disorders.
Episode 12: Human Trafficking in the Modern World
In 2020, 10,583 human trafficking cases were reported (via the https://humantraffickinghotline.org) and those are just the cases that were reported. ”Human trafficking is the business of stealing freedom for profit and is a multi-billion dollar criminal industry that denies freedom to 24.9 million people around the world.” (humantraffickinghotline.org)
Episode 11: Give the Gift of Life through Organ Donation
Today over 113,000 people are on the transplant list and while 95% of all Americans support organ donation only 52% are actually designated donors. So have a conversation with your family, express your wishes, and understand the wishes of those you love. Give the gift of life.
Episode 10: What type are you?
What type are you? Blood type that is - what did you think we meant?! During the season of giving we‘d like to ask that you consider giving blood. Did you know that 1 pint of blood can save up to 3 lives?
Excellent, relevent topics for upcoming & current college students & their parents. Provides insight to important issues for young adults navigating their college years. Highly recommend!
SafeTEA by Rachaels First Week.
Outstanding. Every teen, parent, grandparent, teacher should listen!!!
Great podcast for teens, or parents with high school/college age children