Parents of teenagers need good information and better support to help them navigate this stage. Here you will find some ideas about how to understand your teenager better.
It is hard to talk about mental health problems when everyone, no matter what their situation, is struggling with the challenges caused by the coronavirus. It is an exceptionally hard time for us all. Everyone will experience anxiety and stress as a result of these...read more
Contents A brief guide for parents Making sense of teenagers’ emotions Tips for parents Tips for teenagers A quiz for teenagers to complete A brief guide for parents Being stuck at home for weeks on end will be a huge test for all families. Even if parents and young...read more
Parents and teenagers need to be able to talk together. Yet in so many families this turns out to be a major problem. Parents feel the teenager won’t listen, and teenagers feel exactly the same: that their parents aren’t listening. One 14 year-old girl...read more
The brain undergoes major change during the teenage years Until recently it was assumed that there was little further development in the brain after the end of childhood. However we now know that the brain continues to change and develop all through adolescence. In...read more
“Yes, I get quite moody, quite a lot of the time. Like with parents and stuff, they say just do something, and I’d take it a bit too far, and like just storm out of the room, slamming doors.”15 year-old girl. Parents of teenagers need good quality information...read more