REsources

for teens

for parents

for educators

Important Issues

EDUCATION PRESSURES

DRUGS

Maintaining top grades; admissions into top colleges; teacher conflict; parent pressure; self pressure.

Peer pressure to do drugs; using drugs as an escape.

BODY IMAGE

Too heavy, too skinny, too short, too tall...‚Äč

COMMUNICATION STRUGGLES

Feeling like you're not heard? Worried that what you say will make someone upset, so you just say what you think they want to hear? Only communicating via text and social media? School problems, but are afraid to talk to your teachers?

ANXIETY/PANIC ATTACKS

Being nervous; excessive worrying about the outcome of a situation; feeling overwhelmed; feeling short of breath; insomnia.

CYBER BULLYING

FINACIAL PRESSURES

No money; feeling less than; trying to keep up with peers. Money issues can lead to crime.

Bullying is bad enough, but cyber bullying reaches, hundreds, thousands, sometimes millions of people. Are you a victim of cyber bullying? Do you witness cyber bullying? Do something...

GRIEF / BERIEVEMENT

Feeling sad over just about anything. Sad over a oss of any kind, such as , loss of a loved one, loss caused by divorce, loss of a friend.

RELATIONSHIP ISSUES

Boyfriend/girlfriend; parent; child; teacher; friend, peers. What is a healthy relationship? How do you communicate to maintain a healthy relationship?

SELF ESTEEM

SEX/DATE RAPE

Pressures to have sex; unsure about the facts of sex; what is date rape and what to do about it; confusion about sexuality.

Feeling: not worthy; unloved; like no one likes you; not good enough; "I'm too..."I'm not..."