Be patient and available, let them open up when they are ready.
Childhood Obesity and Mental Health in Teenagers
The harsh words (both real and imagined) that others say about them or that they tell themselves can take a serious toll.
Mental Health & Behavior Psychological issues can make things hard for those who deal with them. They affect not only thoughts and behavior, but can also impact physical health, too. Depression is among the most common mental health condition adolescents...
Parents of children with mental health issues carry the burden of stigma plus the fear for their child’s well-being.
Stress can take a toll on your child mental health.
Maintaining a safe and healthy home and school environment is good for any child, not just those who have depression or anxiety.
Parents a key component of your support system is the home environment. It’s important to ensure that this space is healthy and promotes a healthy state of mind. In other words, keep unnecessary conflict and stressors away from your teen, of possible
Speak positive things to yourself. When you find yourself thinking negative things, counter with the positive.