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Introduction to TEEN LINE

News for Parents

PLEASE Talk to Your Teens About Suicide

This post is a compilation of previous posts, so it may sound familiar to some of you, but the content is always timely.     Parents: Please don’t be afraid to discuss suicide with your teens In the last two days, I have heard of two teenage deaths by suicide. In one of them, the […]

How the “Race to College” is Impacting our Kids

There has been a nearly 37% increase in adolescent depression from 2005-2014.   (Pediatrics, November 2016).   Today’s teens report levels of stress that are higher than adults, exceeding levels that are healthy. (American Psychological Association, 2014). Suicide rates, particularly among adolescent girls, doubled from 2007-2014 and reached a 40 year high in 2014 (CDC, 2017). WHAT […]

Back To School Blues? You’re Not Alone

Back to school….Three little words that evoke a variety of emotions for parents and teens alike. For parents, back to school means more juggling, more conflicts about getting schoolwork done, tougher mornings, and more drama.  Although the structure of a school day and week is definitely nice. For our teens, it’s generally not fun to […]