Parents & Teachers:
Resources for Stress in Teens
Stress is one of the most pervasive problems that teens face today. It can affect sleep, nutrition, health, body image, self esteem, academics, decision making, mental health, and many other serious life issues. This page provides resources to help you and your teen recognize and deal with stress.
- Children, Teens, and Resiliency: The American Academy of Pediatrics Web site for parents provides a step-by-step process to managing your children's stress. The site also provides a "for teens only" page where kids can create their own personal stress guides.
- Parenting.org: Presented by Boy's Town. This Web site provides tips for parents to help children through difficult issues such as stress.
- Change Your Mind About Mental Health: This APA Web site for teens discusses mental health issues and treatments. Includes stories as examples, help how-to tips and the article in PDF format.
- Operation Respect: This Web site provides strategies and ideas for parents to help teens manage their emotions, including "Kid's Corner," "Educator's Ave.," and "Parent's Place."
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Reviewed by: Adolescent Interest Group
Last reviewed: August 2013