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Do you think your teen is in trouble? Ten signs of struggling teens

Do you think your teen is in trouble? Ten signs of struggling teens

It can be heartbreaking as a parent to see your child struggle. Today’s struggling teens are at a risk for many challenges, including bullying, depression, drug or alcohol use, mental illness, physical, sexual, or emotional abuse. Defining what your child is experiencing is often difficult and takes a trained professional to clearly identify how to help your teen. In the meantime, we have provided 10 signs that can indicate that you have struggling teens on your hands.

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  1.    A sudden change in interests or a drastic decrease in enjoyment of activities

A dramatic loss of enjoyment in your child’s activities can signify depression, whereas a complete and sudden change of interests can accompany drug use, engaging in risky behaviors, or criminal behavior.

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