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Tween & Teen

Tween & Teen Mental Health 

Mental health is just as important as physical health, and tweens and teens are not immune to mental health challenges. In fact, mental health problems are one of the leading causes of distress in this age group, including increased suicide risk and substance abuse.

The benefits to tweens and teens receiving mental health treatment can help to:

  • Reduce the risk of developing mental health problems: Early intervention can help to prevent mental health problems from developing in the first place.

  • Improve coping skills: Learning how to cope with stress and difficult emotions in a proactive healthy way.

  • Improve relationships: Can improve their relationships with their family, friends, and teachers.

  • Increase self-esteem: They can develop a positive self-image, improve self esteem, and help to form their identity.

  • Improve academic performance: Improve their academic performance by reducing stress and improving their ability to focus, concentrate, and learn organizational skills and task completion.

If you are concerned about your tween's or teen's mental health, it is important to talk to a doctor or mental health professional. They can assess your child's needs and recommend the best course of treatment. There are many different types of mental health treatment available, so there is something to fit every child's needs.


Some common types of treatment include therapy, medication, and lifestyle changes.

If you are considering mental health treatment for your tween or teen, it is important to remember that it is never too early or too late to get help. Treatment can help your child to live a healthy and happy life.

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