The teenage years are always stressful, but are today's teens even more stressed out than previous generations? Some research suggests that they are. But the good news is that some schools are taking new and innovative approaches to avert tragedy and help support teens during some of the most vulnerable years of adolescence.
Here are some tips for managing teen stress:
- Limit screen time, phone and social media
- Cultivate strong face-to-face relationships with friends, coaches, teacher, and family
- When anxious, pause to be mindful and aware