Tips for supporting your teenager
There are a number of things that you can try to help your teenager manage family conflict. If you'd like to understand more about what causes family conflict and the impact it can have on teenagers, read our fact sheet on family conflict and teenagers. You may also like to ask other parents about their experiences with family conflict in our forums.
Otherwise, see below for our top tips on what you can do to help your teenager manage family conflict.
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