teens at home during coronavirus

Teens at Home During the Coronavirus Lockdown

As difficult as the stay-at-home orders have been for adults to handle, imagine how awful it has been for teens. Adults, at least, have maturity on their side. Adults have learned over the years how to manage adversity or overcome life’s many surprising setbacks. Teenagers, on the other hand do not have any real experience […]

what teenagers need during a pandemic

What Teenagers Need During a Pandemic

When most of us think about the coronavirus pandemic we are considering its effects from an adult frame of mind. We worry about the practical issues like having enough food in the pantry or toilet paper in the house to get us through the crisis. But the coronavirus is impacting teens in a significant way, […]

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Help for Feelings of Isolation in Teens During the Coronavirus with These 5 Tips

Teens were already feeling lonely before we even had to lockdown in our homes due to the coronavirus pandemic. Teen rates of anxiety and depression had been steadily climbing for years, and a major driver of these mental health conditions was loneliness. Social media and text messaging has overtaken face-to-face communication, an insufficient replacement for […]