Teenagers often face a wide range of “every-day” pressures in their life:

  • Drama with friends
  • Problems with parents
  • Facebook conflict
  • Drug and alcohol use by peers, family members
  • Sexual images/sexting/sexual pressure
  • Cliches /popularity /self-esteem
  • Parent’s fighting and conflicts with divorce
  • Adjusting to changes in the home
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Drinking and drug abuse
  • Homework, grades and school performance
  • Getting into trouble with authority
  • Gaming, computer and texting abuse

Your teen may even be dealing with special pressures:

  • Cutting
  • Being bullied
  • Eating disorders
  • Teen pregnancy

Talking to a professional can show you a different perspective and help you find answers.