Mental Health of U.S. Teens
The teen years are typically when mental health issues will surface. As teens bodies change their chemical makeup begins to release new personality traits. Teens with mental disorders are more likely to engage in alcohol and drug abuse leading them to a much deeper problem. Depression is the most prevalent mental health issue. Learn the warning signs of teen depression: warning signs. If a teen exhibits these traits take them seriously and seek professional help because the third leading cause of death among young people is suicide. Mental health disorders are treatable.
A resilient personality with alleviate major roadblocks down the road to adulthood. Teens who are resilient are more likely to not be prey to mental health disorders. They are also less likely to be a substance abuser and more out to cope easier with difficult circumstances. Follow these simple tips of how teens can promote a resilient attitude:
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