Dr. John Duffy, author of Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety, was interviewed by Living Healthy Chicago where he discussed how to help teens take care of their mental health.
A Complete Guide to Your Child’s Stressed, Depressed, Expanded, Amazing Adolescence (Parenting Tips from a Clinical Psychologist and Relationships Expert)
Learn about the “New Teen” and how to adjust your parenting approach. Kids are growing up with nearly unlimited access to social media and the internet, and unprecedented academic, social, and familial stressors. Starting as early as eight years old, children are exposed to information, thought, and emotion that they are developmentally unprepared to process. As a result, saving the typical “teen parenting” strategies for thirteen-year-olds is now years too late.