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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