Tips for supporting your teen with puberty
Puberty can be a time of highs and lows, for both you as a parent or carer and your teen. Learn about the physical, emotional and social changes that your teen will likely go through during puberty, so you can help your teen understand what they're going through. Check out our factsheet on puberty here.
Otherwise, see below for ways to help your teen.
How to support your teen with their body image through puberty
Supporting teens with their body image during puberty can be challenging. Here's how to support them, what to avoid, and how to be a role model.
How to connect positively with your teen during puberty
During puberty, your relationship with your teenager might change. Get some tips on reconnecting with your teen or maintaining a positive connection with them.
Creating boundaries and open communication when your child is going through puberty
We asked a parent to share her tips on how to create boundaries and prioritise open and honest communication when your teenage child is going through puberty.
Supporting your trans teen: Chase and Sarah’s story
See how Sarah approached supporting Chase, her son, when he came out to her as trans.
Chase’s story: How I came out as trans during puberty
Hear from Chase about how he dealt with puberty as a young trans person. Learn how he approached coming out and how he got support.
Help your teen manage their anger
When your teenager is angry, it can be hard to know how to help them. We asked some young people on the ReachOut Online Community how they manage their anger. Here are their top tips.
What is puberty like for teens with ADHD?
Puberty and adolescence can be a time full of ups and downs. This is especially true if your teen has ADHD. Learn what to expect and how you can help them to feel better.
Supporting teens with their sexuality
While you can’t make your teen talk to you about their sexuality, you can help them feel supported.
Helping your teen cope with change
Are you wondering how you can support your teen through times of change? Here are our best tips to help you and your teen cope.
Raising an emotionally intelligent child
Emotional intelligence can help your child manage and express themselves more effectively.