Mental Health seems to be in the news a lot lately, well that is because it is Mental Health Awareness month. It is more common than we think, yet we never talk about it. What is more common than we think is teen’s mental health and how it goes unrecognized.
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April is national Stress Awareness month. Whether you are one to hide from stress or embrace it, stress if a fact of life. This is a great time to think about how your stress affects everyone in the family- both adults and youth. Stress generated by an approaching deadline or the need to get the grass mowed before it rains can be a motivating factor. What is called “distress,” may be generated by an accident, job loss, illness, change or event that can disrupt physical and emotional well-being. Continue reading “Stress Awareness Month”
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and in honor of that, I thought I would talk about teens and dating relationships.
Teens are starting to have dating relationships sooner rather than later and we as adults need to teach them how to show respect in a relationship and treat each other in a healthy way.
So what is a healthy relationship when it comes to a teen?
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