Resources for Parents of Teens

As a parent of a teen, you are beginning to see your child become an adult. These are critical years that will affect both their current and future health. Find tips and resources to help guide you through the teen years.

Three Tips for Talking with Teens

Keep teens safe by setting clear boundaries, promoting open communication, and encouraging them to be their best selves. 

  1. Create a safe place for conversation. Don't judge, accuse, interrupt, or interrogate.
  2. Be a good listener. When we try to solve their problems, they stop sharing.
  3. Offer constructive feedback to help them shape their own ideas.

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