Spotlight on Teen Mental Health for Back-to-School

Publication: The Health Journal (Hampton Roads, Virginia)
Published on: September 1, 2015
Description: Teens face a wide range of mental health problems, including mood and anxiety disorders, behavioral problems, eating disorders, substance abuse and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). As teenagers head back to school, here are some mental health problems that parents should be aware of and tips for helping children navigate this rocky time in their lives.

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teen mental health, back-to-school, The Health Journal, 2015, September, print magazine
As teenagers head back to school, parents should be alert for mental health problems common among adolescents.