Listen and Connect: How Parents Can Support Teens’ Mental Health Right Now
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 5:10 AM

There's a lot for parents to be anxious about during distance learning and that's rubbing off on teens. Parents can help teens by listening and putting their well-being beyond academics at the center.
Katie Hurley, an adolescent psychotherapist and author of the new book, “A Year Of Positive Thinking For Teens,” writes for KQED that in her practice, she has seen the toll of these last several months. What do teens need most right now, from her perspective?
“It sounds really simple, but the thing that teenagers are craving the most is connection and listening because this is hard for everyone,” she said.
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