The teenage years are really important, as important as any other ‘childhood’ age and stage. And just like any other age and stage they can be exciting, challenging and a lot of fun.
298 Youth Health does a fantastic job providing free medical care and and counselling services for young people in Canterbury. Dr Sue Bagshaw is on the 298 Youth Health Board and has provided the following advice to All Right? on what parents can do to help their relationship with their teenager:
For further reading on the teenage brain and its development Dr Sue Bagshaw recommends:
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