December E-Newsletter – Parenting Teens During the Holiday Season
Between end-of-semester stress and holiday pressure, teens are dealing with a lot this time of year. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 64% of individuals living with a mental illness felt that their conditions worsened around the holidays. More teens than ever are being diagnosed with depressive and anxiety disorders and it’s critical for parents to keep the lines of communication open throughout this festive, but also challenging, season. Need tips on how to connect with your teen? Check out the ones shared by Teen Health Connection’s parenting expert, Kris Hawkins, here.
Teen Health Connection Parenting Education Facilitator