School Psych Corner: Why Stepping Back Can Empower Kids In An Anxious World
Editor’s Note: Excellent article that should be shared with every parent and guardian!
[Source: Mind Shift]
Rates of anxiety and depression among teens in the U.S. have been rising for years. According to one study, nearly one in three adolescents (ages 13-18) now meets the criteria for an anxiety disorder, and in the latest results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 32 percent of teens reported persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness.
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