The teenage years can be difficult for parents and kids alike. The combination of hormonal changes, new academic and social challenges, emotional volatility and shifting family dynamics can feel overwhelming. In this section you’ll find information and resources related to some of the hot button issues of adolescence, including social media, body image, sexual activity, substance use and sleep. Here, too, we explore the mental health challenges to look out for in teenagers — among them social anxiety, depression, eating disorders, self-injury, psychosis and suicidal thinking.

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