Teen's Personalized Guide for Managing Stress
When to Turn for Help
Even if you are great at dealing with problems, there may be times when stress feels like it is getting to you. You are not alone. This does not mean you are crazy and or a failure. Strong people turn to others for support when they have too much to handle. Its OK to turn to wise friends for advice, but it is also important to turn to your parents or another adult to help you. You deserve to feel good.
The following signs suggest that you should seek some extra guidance:
Remember that one of the best ways to be happy and successful is to manage stress well. You can do it!
START HERE: Part 1: Tackling the problem
Excerpted with permission from "A Parents Guide to Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Your Child Roots and Wings." Copyright © 2006 Kenneth R. Ginsburg, MD, MS Ed, FAAP, and Martha M. Jablow. Published by the American Academy of Pediatrics. All rights reserved.