During the teenage years striking changes take place in the body as well as the brain.Youth are particularly vulnerable to mental health challenges including – depression, anxiety, ADHD, self-harm, eating disorders and more. The Tribe offers a convenient and safe place for teens to connect, share stories and encouragement.You could ask for help for yourself or for a friend in need. For example, we’re often asked: “So, what should I do? Always delete the conversation after you finish to ensure that no one else can access your information. Once you are, the advocate will encourage you to explain your situation.During the call, your peer advocate will work with you to come up with solutions that best meet your needs.The stress and pressure that is placed on today’s youth put them at risk for a variety of mental health disorders including: depression, anxiety, ADHD, self-harm, eating disorders and more.Additionally, drug and alcohol abuse in the teenage years can lead to negative changes in a still developing brain.
If they suggest something that you don’t think will work for you, don’t be afraid to let them know.
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