through counseling, housing and education.
June 1, 2006
Are you wondering about your teenager's mental well-being? Are emotional outbursts and rebellious behavior typical of adolescence or something you should be concerned about?
Signs that your child may be experiencing something more than the typical growing pains include:
- Inability to cope with daily activities
- Change in sleeping or eating habits
- Sudden drop in grades
- Antisocial behavior
- Defiance of authority, truancy, theft
- Prolonged negativity
- Frequent outbursts of anger
If your teen is exhibiting these behaviors, help is available from your school, house of worship or local mental health provider. Just like you tend to your children's physical health, their mental health requires equal attention to help them grow into well-adjusted adults. For more information on tending to your child's emotional well-being, contact NewBridge Services toll-free at 888-746-9333.