“It’s not the end of the world.” You can probably recall a well-meaning adult telling you that when you were a teenager, but as parents, we need to be careful how we offer perspective.
Here are a few things parents can do to ease the self-doubt and increase their teen’s self-confidence.
More than 1,000 Tennessee teens commit suicide every year. While there is no sure way to prevent youth suicide, there are ways for parents, caregivers and concerned adults to help.
20 years ago, 25% of Tennessee high school students smoked, but today’s teens have different habits. Find out why.
How do you really protect a teen from hurt, pain, self-doubt or risky behavior? The best place to start is talking to them. Here’s how to do it.
Children and teens show different signs of depression than adults. Learn the warning signs to help your loved ones.
Dr. Felicia Baxter, a medical director for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, urges people to consider age and abilities of those we are buying for.
Chad McDaniel, a behavioral health expert with BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, explains why you might want to turn the volume up a little when you need a boost.
Dr. Sharon Moore-Caldwell, a medical director for BlueCare Tennessee, says we should embrace the excitement of Halloween, but do so safely.
Dr. Deborah Gatlin says getting kids into a routine doesn’t have to be difficult — if you work on building good habits over time.