Supporting Adolescent Mental Health: Concerns and Warning Signs
Many adolescents experience obstacles to their emotional development due to exposure to poverty, abuse, or violence. This can be a serious concern to their mental health and increase risk for developing mental health conditions. Failure to address mental health conditions during adolescence can lead to lifelong issues, impairing both physical and mental health, and hindering their ability to lead fulfilling lives.
Learn more about adolescent mental health concerns and how to spot the warning signs.
Normalizing Conversations About Mental Health
A shift is taking place in America, in which the stigma surrounding mental health is beginning to fade. We have begun to understand and accept the codependent relationship between mental and physical health, and progressively adopt a culture of “whole health”- encompassing body and mind as one. The whole health culture promotes equality between physical and mental illness, breaking down stigma and helping to normalize conversations about mental health issues. So, how can we continue this forward momentum? Let’s talk about it.